Infectious Diseases

The Infectious Diseases Section of the Department of Internal Medicine engages in a broad range of patient care, research, and educational activities. The Section is comprised of 22 full-time Faculty, and 9 clinical and research Fellows.

Patient care and consultation is provided for hospitalized and ambulatory adult patients with every variety of infectious disease. Faculty members are board certified in infectious diseases. Specialized services are offered in a variety of areas such as HIV and related disorders. Through the AIDS Care Program and the other clinical disciplines, comprehensive care for HIV positive inpatients and outpatients is also provided. The AIDS Care Program provides comprehensive care and prevention services to people living with and at risk for HIV disease and seeks to develop and perform research to create new knowledge in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment

Research programs within the Infectious Diseases Section include studies of microbial pathogenesis (bacterial, fungal and protozoal) relationship of allowed immunity to infection, pneumonia and UTI in older adults, HIV disease, nosocomial infections, meningitis and international health. Our research programs are primarily supported by NIH awards.

Section Chief

Erol Fikrig, MD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis

New! HIV Training Track

The Yale Internal Medicine HIV Training Track is a three year track and is available to residents in the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program. Read more...