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.

Application materials being accepted starting July 1, 2020. Application deadline October 30, 2020.


  1. Completion of an ACGME approved Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
  2. The Department of Medicine is unable to sponsor H1B visas for this Fellowship position.

Clinical Duties:

  1. 6 months on the inpatient TID service
  2. 2 half days of TID clinic
  3. Attend solid organ and hematopoietic cell transplant selection committee meetings
  4. 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).
  5. Additional unique opportunities include writing scientific manuscripts and presenting at multi-disciplinary conferences.

Application Materials:

  1.  Curriculum vitae
  2. Cover letter
  3. Three letters of recommendation, one must be from the Division Director of Infectious Diseases
  4. 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 Tel: 615-322-2035