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Infectious Diseases

The Section of Infectious Diseases within the Department of Internal Medicine engages in comprehensive and innovative patient care, research, and educational activities for a broad range of infectious diseases. The section comprises 70 faculty, 49 trainees, and 56 staff and is dedicated to a patient-centered and equitable approach to healthcare.

The section conducts high-level clinical and scholarly activity across the spectrum of infectious diseases with particular focus on the following areas of interest:

  • Vector-borne diseases
  • Innate immunity and the immunology of infection in older adults
  • Microbial pathogenesis
  • HIV/AIDS (including HIV in patients with malignancies)
  • Global health
  • Antimicrobial stewardship and hospital epidemiology
  • Transplant and immunocompromised infectious diseases
  • Substance use disorders and infectious diseases
  • Neuroinfectious diseases
  • Osteoarticular and endovascular infections

Education: The section offers top-notch ACGME-accredited sub-speciality fellowship training in Infectious Diseases, with the goal of training the next generation of clinical and scientific leaders in infectious diseases. Fellowship training at Yale offers exposure to a wide and extensive array of clinical infectious diseases across the complexity spectrum and in a variety of clinical settings. We also offer numerous educational and research opportunities including international global health electives and subspecialty training in several areas, leveraging research and clinical expertise from the section at large. Our fellowship graduates have gone on to become leaders in patient care, medical education, academia, and public health.

Infectious Disease Fellowship at Yale