About the Program
The Program trains four graduates of A.B.I.M. accredited medical
residency programs at any one time. Either one or three trainees
may be at the PGY4 or PGY5 level.
A highly active clinical consultation service which responds to,
or follows 90-100 consultations per month. One of four attending
physicians make teaching rounds on a monthly rotating schedule
with trainees for 3-4 hours daily. Seventeen months of the 24
month training program are devoted to clinical consultations.
A New York State AIDS Institute Designated Center with
comprehensive outpatient and inpatient care of over 800 HIV
A productive clinical and basic science research program which
a) the mechanisms, epidemiology and control of
antibiotic resistance in bacterial pathogens;
b) advances in anti-HIV therapy;
c) infection control and epidemiology of nosocomial
bacterial infections, including tuberculosis;
d) epidemiology, control and potential therapy of West
Nile virus infection.
Six months of the 24 month training program are devoted to
research. Approximately 3-4 peer-reviewed journal articles have been
published annually in these areas since the inception of the Program.
The majority of publications include a contributing trainee as first or
collaborating author. Each trainee is expected to author at least one