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Internal Medicine: Infectious Diseases Fellowship Scholarly Activities

There are two regular weekly conference series for the Fellows. Every Monday is a clinical conference, the Tidewater Adult Pediatric Infectious Diseases Conference, and every Friday is a core lecture which includes clinical topics, basic science, journal club and a monthly HIV CME conference.

Fellows have an opportunity to attend the annual Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) meeting and the Interscience Conference of Antimicrobial Agents in Chemotherapeutics (ICAAC). The second year Fellow attends the IDSA Fellows meeting and the Remington Winter Infectious Disease Course. Fellows also have the opportunity to attend the Society for Health Care Epidemiology of America/CDC Epidemiology Course, the Tropical Medicine Course sponsored by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, the EVMS Practice Management Course and an optional Wound Management Course. All Fellows are sent to an ID Board Review Course.

Optional opportunities include additional experience in HIV-Hepatitis C co-infected patients, pediatric infectious disease, geriatric and long term care settings and sexually transmitted diseases clinics.

In addition, fellows have the opportunity to write review articles or book chapters for major national publications like Medical Clinics of North America and Infectious Disease Clinics of North America.