Curriculum

Program Overview

The Infectious Diseases fellowship at the Newark Beth Israel Medical center is a two-year program designed to train future infectious diseases clinicians.

The fellowship provides a broad based clinical experience in the practice of infectious diseases including diagnosis, management and prevention application of evidence-based methods of problem solving, decision-making and an approach to patient care, driven by humanistic and professional values.

The program offers a wide range of clinical experience in all aspects of infectious diseases, a very active transplant program, oncology service, large Ryan White funded HIV program, travel related clinic among other programs, give the fellows a comprehensive clinical experience.

The Infectious Diseases fellow is expected to master the clinical skills in interviewing, physical examination, differential diagnosis, diagnostic testing strategies, therapeutic options, counseling and disease prevention. Our goal is to assure the fellows development into independent Infectious Diseases Consultants, capable of providing expert care.

The program provides a unified experience that allows the ID fellows to develop excellence in the competencies specified by the ACGME as they apply to the specialty of Infectious Diseases.

In 2008, Newark Beth Israel was accredited by the ACGME for a full five-year fellowship program in Infectious Disease.

Number of fellows accepted each year: 1

Rotation Schedule

First Year Fellow 2012-2013

2012

#1
July
#2
Aug
#3
Sept
#4
Oct
#5
Nov
#6
Dec
Rotation
Microbiology
Consult
Research
Consult
Research
Consult
Duration
(Weeks)

4

4

4

4

4

4

2013

#7
Jan
#8
Feb
#9
Mar
#10
Apr
#11
May
#12
Jun
Rotation
Consult
Research
Consult
Consult
Research
Consult
Duration
(Weeks)

4

4

4

4

4

4

Second Year Fellow 2012-2013

2012

#1
Jul
#2
Aug
#3
Sept
#4
Oct
#5
Nov
#6
Dec
Rotation
Consult
Research
Consult
Research
Consult
Research
Duration
(Weeks)

4

4

4

4

4

4

2013

#7
Jan
#8
Feb
#9
Mar
#10
Apr
#11
May
#12
Jun
Rotation
Research
Consult
Research
Research
Consult
Research
Duration
(Weeks)

4

4

4

4

4

4

Outpatient Rotations

  • Weekly Outpatient Clinics
  • HIV/AIDS Clinic
  • ID Continuity Clinic
  • Maternal HIV Clinic
  • Travel Clinic

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