Division of Infectious Diseases

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How many positions does the fellowship offer?

The program offers 2 positions every year for the Infectious Diseases Fellowship; applications are reviewed through the ERAS program and we participate in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP).

Does the program sponsor visas for International Medical Graduates?

The University of Toledo College of Medicine sponsors J-1 and H1-B Visas when required.

What kind of pathology does a fellow see? 

  • Pneumonia - CAP, HAP, VAP
  • Complicated UTI
  • Soft tissue infections
  • Diabetic foot and osteomyelitis
  • Endocarditis - bacterial and fungal
  • Infections in transplant and cancer patients
  • Complicated orthopedic infections
  • Postoperative intra-abdominal infections
  • Infections in pregnant women
  • Complications of HIV/AIDS
  • Meningitis, ventriculitis and brain abscess
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Disseminated Cryptococcus, Histoplasma, Blastomyces
  • Tuberculosis
  • Nocardiosis
  • Aspergillosis
  • Amebic brain abscess
  • Disseminated gonococcus
  • Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections
  • Malaria
  • Babesiosis
  • ENT infections

Do we have a night float system?

We do not have a night float system. Fellows take calls from home and typically only come back to the hospital for emergencies. 

What does a typical Yearly schedule look like?

Here is a recent schedule:

  • First year: 6 months inpatient services, 3 months research, 1 micro (UTMC/ProMedica lab, 1 elective (interchangeable w/ CC if in last 3 months)
  • Second year: 6 months inpatient services, 3 months research, 1 elective, 1 immunocompromised (Cleveland Clinic)

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Last Updated: 12/8/22