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Department of Medicine

   Division of Infectious Diseases

Education and Training

Medical Students and Residents

Medical Students

The Division of Infectious Diseases offers curriculum direction and instruction on the medical courses listed below. In addition, ID clinical and research training for medical students can be coordinated with any ID faculty member within any of our clinical programs or research laboratories by sending your CV and cover letter indicating your area of interest to Lorraine Pollini (lmp27@pitt.edu). The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has consistently recognized ID faculty for excellence in medical education and strong mentorship relationships.

  1. Medical Microbiology course MS-I
  2. First Look clinical rotations at HIV clinic and ID consult rounding MS-I
  3. Clinical Infectious diseases lectures in GI , Renal and Pulmonary block MS-II
  4. Clinical Pharmacology MS-IV
  5. Inpatient subspecialty rotations on ID consult services at MUH/PUH, and VA (Surgical ID, General ID). Daily lectures on ID topics by ID fellows and faculty MS-III/IV
  6. Outpatient HIV clinic (PACT) rotation. Daily teaching sessions, HIV focused lectures and case conferences MS III/IV
  7. Laboratory rotations for the summer or extra year.
  8. Scholarly projects


Medical Residents

The Division of Infectious Diseases offers many Medicine Resident training opportunities within any of our clinical programs and research laboratories. If you are interested in exploring ID for sub-specialty training, please send your CV and cover letter indicating the area of interest to Lorraine Pollini (lmp27@pitt.edu). An introductory meeting will be arranged to discuss options available to you. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has consistently recognized ID faculty for teaching and mentoring excellence.

  1. Inpatient subspecialty rotations on ID consult services at MUH/PUH, and VA (Surgical ID, General ID, Transplant ID). Daily lectures on ID topics given by ID fellows and faculty.
  2. Outpatient HIV clinic (PACT) rotation. Daily teaching sessions, HIV focused lectures and case conferences
  3. Laboratory and clinical research projects
  4. QI projects