Medical College of Virginia

PO Box 980163
Richmond
VA
23298-0163
USA
Phone: (804) 828-1808
Fax: (804) 827-0575

TRAINING PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Beth C Marshall, M.D.
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Pathogenesis and transmission of CMV infections

TRAINING PROGRAM CO-DIRECTOR:
RESEARCH INTEREST:

CHIEF OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES: Suzanne Lavoie, M.D.
RESEARCH INTEREST: Pediatric AIDS

ASSOCIATE: William C. Koch, M.D.
RESEARCH INTEREST: Pathogenesis and transmission of human parvovirus B19 infections

HIV ASSOCIATE: Greg Childress, M.D.
RESEARCH INTEREST: Pediatric AIDS

ASSOCIATE: Stuart P. Adler, M.D.
RESEARCH INTEREST: Pathogenesis and transmission of CMV infections, CMV Vaccines

ASSOCIATE: Michael A McVoy, PhD
RESEARCH INTEREST: Replication of herpes virus

AFFILIATED HOSPITALS:

NUMBER OF PEDIATRIC BEDS:

FELLOWS ACCEPTED EACH YEAR: 0-1

TRAINING FOR MD; DO; MD, PhD:

FUNDING IS ENSURED FOR ALL 3 YEARS: yes

VISAS ACCEPTED:

IS COMPLETION OF PEDIATRIC RESIDENCY TRAINING IN THE U.S. OR CANADA A REQUIREMENT? yes

THE PROGRAM OFFERS THE FOLLOWING TRAINING:

Program provides training in diagnostic microbiology using laboratories on site:

Microbiology laboratory: YES
Clinical virus isolation laboratory: YES
Molecular diagnostics: YES
Other Please specify:

Program provides training in infection control and hospital epidemiology as:

Didactic lectures: YES
Hands on experience: YES
Infection Control Meetings/Membership: YES

Opportunity to fulfill the ABP requirements for scholarly activity is available in the following general areas:

Bacteriology/bacterial infections: YES
Epidemiology and statistics: YES
Infection control/hospital epidemiology: YES
Immunizations/Public health: NO
Mycology/fungal infections: YES
Parasitology/parasitic diseases: NO
Virology/viral diseases: YES
Antimicrobial agents: YES
Other – Please specify:

Research opportunities in the section’s program could be describes as:

Basic (bench): YES
Molecular: YES
Translational: YES
Epidemiologic: YES
Clinical: YES
International/Public Health: NO
Health Services: NO
HIV, Basic: NO
HIV, Clinical: YES
ACTG Site: YES
Other – Please specify:

Documented liaison exists offering opportunities for research experience n the laboratory of investigator(s) who is (are) not faculty of the section: YES

Program offers the opportunity to obtain a Master’s degree in a field such as Public Health, Education, Clinical Sciences, or Epidemiology (assuming appropriate arrangements are made): YES

Other – Please specify:

Graduate school courses are available to trainee (assuming appropriate arrangements are made): YES

Program provides substantial clinical experiences for trainees in special areas/hosts:

HIV: YES
Bone marrow transplantation: YES
Solid organ/transplantation: YES
Travelers/adoptees: YES
Adults: YES
Congenital immune deficiencies: YES
Other – Please specify:

Program includes ABP-required core curricula in scholarly activities in didactic lecture course for fellows (includes epidemiology, statistics, research design, and academic careers): YES

Program has an NIH-sponsored training grant: NO

The Infectious Diseases Service is the primary care provider for HIV-infected children and adolescents: YES

Average number of new outpatient consultations per month: 10-20 (excluding HIV)

Average number of established outpatient follow-up visits per month: 5-10 (excluding HIV)

Average number of new inpatient consultations per month: 20-25

Number of trainees completing program in the last 5 years: (2002-2007) 3