Transplant Infectious Diseases Application Process
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases welcomes applicants for a 12 month, fully funded Transplant Infectious Diseases (TID) Fellowship. VUMC performs over 500 solid organ transplants/year (heart, kidney/pancreas, liver, lung), 200 hematopoietic cell transplants/year, 200 induction chemotherapy treatments/year, and 80 ventricular device placements/year.
VUMC is a collaborative environment and the TID Fellow will be interacting with members from all transplant teams. Clinical duties will include 6 months on the inpatient TID service and 2 half days of TID clinic.
The TID Fellow will be expected to attend solid organ and hematopoietic cell transplant selection committee meetings and complete a research project. Research opportunities can be tailored to the interest of the TID Fellow, but projects may include antimicrobial stewardship, multi-disciplinary database analysis, microbiology lab, and translational microbiome. Additional unique opportunities include writing scientific manuscripts and presenting at multi-disciplinary conferences. The TID Fellow must have completed an ACGME approved Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program. The start date will be July 2020. The Department of Medicine is unable to sponsor H1B visas for this Fellowship position.
Three letters of recommendation will be required; one must be from the Division Director of Infectious Diseases. Please submit all application materials by January 31st, 2020.
Please send curriculum vitae, cover letter, and letters of recommendation to:
Nora M. Gilgallon-Keele Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program Manager
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Division of Infectious Diseases
1161 21st Avenue South, #MCN A-2206, Nashville, TN 37232
(615)343-4578 – ph (615)343-6160 – fax
Please direct any questions to:
Gowri Satyanarayana, M.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Transplant Infectious Diseases,
Program Director Transplant Infectious Diseases and Immunocompromised Host Fellowship,
Assistant Director Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, A2200 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232-2605