Mayo Clinic Rochester

200 First Street SW
Rochester
MN
55905
USA
Phone: (507) 538-5864
Fax: (507) 284-0160
TRAINING PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND DIVISION CHIEF: W. Charles Huskins, MD, MSc
 TRAINING PROGRAM ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: Elizabeth Ristagno, MD, MSc
 ASSOCIATES/DIVISION MEMBERS: Rana Chakraborty, MD, MSc, PhD
 Theresa Madigan, MD Bobbi Pritt, MD
 Nipunie Rajapakse, MD, MPH
 Raymund Razonable, MD

 RESEARCH INTERESTS: Antimicrobial resistance
 Antimicrobial stewardship
 Clinical trial design and methods
 Diagnostic stewardship HIV 
Immunocompromised host
 Infection prevention Parasitic infections 
Perinatal infections Placental immunology 
Targeted and unbiased diagnostic metagenomics Vectorborne diseases
 DIRECTOR OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES: W. Charles Huskins, MD, MSc MAJOR FEATURES OF TRAINING PROGRAM: The fully funded, ACGME accredited three-year Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, is designed to prepare physicians for a variety of careers in pediatric infectious diseases. It provides an excellent opportunity for broad-based, comprehensive clinical and research experiences. Clinical microbiology rotation is with our internationally renowned clinical laboratory. The program features committed faculty, generous and supportive training environment, with global professional connections. AFFILIATED HOSPITAL(S): St. Mary’s Hospital Methodist Hospital NUMBER OF PEDIATRIC BEDS: 150 AVERAGE NUMBER OF NEW OUTPATIENT CONSULTATIONS PER MONTH: 30 AVERAGE NUMBER OF ESTABLISHED OUTPATIENT FOLLOW-UP VISITS PER MONTH: 30 AVERAGE NUMBER OF NEW INPATIENT CONSULTATIONS PER MONTH: 50
 AVAILABLE FELLOWSHIP POSITIONS: 2 fellows every 3 years Number of trainees completing program in the last 5 years: 2 TRAINING FOR: MD DO MD, PhD FUNDING ENSURED FOR ALL 3 YEARS: YES VISAS ACCEPTED: J1 H1B IS COMPLETION OF PEDIATRIC RESIDENCY TRAINING IN THE U.S. OR CANADA A REQUIREMENT? NO THE PROGRAM OFFERS THE FOLLOWING TRAINING Program provides training in diagnostic microbiology using laboratories on site: YES Program provides training in infection control and hospital epidemiology: YES Program provides training in antimicrobial stewardship: YES Program provides global health opportunities: YES Program provides substantial experience for trainee in: HIV Bone marrow transplantation Solid organ/transplantation Travelers/adoptees Adults Congenital immune deficiencies Opportunity to fulfill the ABP requirements for scholarly activity is available in the following general areas: Bacteriology/bacterial infections Epidemiology and statistics Infection control/hospital epidemiology Immunizations/Public health Mycology/fungal infections Parasitology/parasitic diseases Virology/viral diseases Antimicrobial agents/antimicrobial stewardship Yes: Documented liaison exists offering opportunities for research experience in 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: Graduate School courses are available to trainee (assuming appropriate arrangements are made). Yes: Program includes ABP-required core curricula in scholarly activities in didactic lecture and or experiential courses for fellows (epidemiology, statistics, research design, quality improvement and academic careers.) No: Program has an NIH-sponsored training grant. Yes: The Infectious Diseases Service is the primary care provider for HIV infected children and adolescents.