Why an ID Fellowship at UPMC?

  1. The ACGME accredited fellowship program at UPMC provides mentored and didactic-based learning opportunities, as well as the flexibility to tailor one’s second year based on clinical/research interest and/or long term goals.
  1. We had a 100% pass rate for boards in 2018-2020
  1. Fellows round in several UPMC hospitals, and are exposed to different ID disciplines including general ID, surgical ID, transplant ID, telemedicine, HIV/AIDS, antibiotic management and stewardship, infection control, outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy and travel medicine.
  1. In 2018/2019, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside was ranked 15th in the best Hospitals Honor Roll (https://www.usnews.com/info/blogs/press-room/articles/2018-08-14/us-news-announces-2018-19-best-hospitals).
  1. In 2018, the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine was ranked 6th among medical schools in the nation based on how much in NIH funding they received during the federal fiscal year ($415.67 million).
  1. Fellows interested in a physician/scientist career path may be eligible for support on a new NIH funded T32 training grant focused on antimicrobial resistance (https://dom.pitt.edu/id/training/medstudresid/).
  1. Our trainees go on to do great things! (https://dom.pitt.edu/idpastfellows/)
  1. In 2018, Pittsburgh was voted as the second most livable city in the US, and is a fun place to live! (https://www.visitpittsburgh.com/)

Contact Information

 
Rima Abdel-Massih, MD

ID Fellowship Program Director
Email: 
abdelmassihr@upmc.edu

Sarah Glenn
GME Senior Manager
Phone: (412) 648-6406
E-mail:
glennse@upmc.edu

Division of Infectious Diseases
Academic Administrative Office

818 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-383-7963

Center for Care of Infectious Diseases

Falk Medical Building
3601 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Patient Appointments: 412-647-7228