Advanced Care for Complex Infections
Our infectious disease specialists diagnose and treat complex infections of the lungs, blood, urinary tract, skin, bone, central nervous system, intestine and other sites.
Specialized Treatment Programs
Our AIDS Outreach Program and Hepatitis Treatment Center provide specialized treatment, support and education that addresses each patient’s medical, emotional, social and financial needs.
Medical Student Electives in Infectious Disease
Four-week electives on the inpatient consultation service are available to fourth-year medical students on request.
The Division of Infectious Diseases is actively involved in the education of future internal medicine physicians. Residents from the Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School Internal Medicine Residency Program (UH/VA/Hackensack) rotate on the infectious diseases consultation service and become familiar with the appropriate diagnosis and management of patients with infections and fever, interpretation of positive cultures, as well as antibiotic stewardship and the appropriate use of antibiotics, and principles of infection prevention. These same concepts are taught on the wards by members of the division when providing consultative services to patients managed by the house staff.
Infectious Disease Fellowship
The Division of Infectious Diseases is actively involved in the education of future infectious diseases specialists. Fellows from the Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program (UH/VA/Hackensack) are active members of the infectious diseases consultation service and develop further expertise in the appropriate diagnosis and management of patients with infections and fever (including immunocompromised patients after bone marrow transplantation), interpretation of positive cultures, as well as antibiotic stewardship and the appropriate use of antibiotics, and principles of infection prevention. Our infectious disease fellows also have outpatient continuity experience through the AIDS Outreach Program, participate in the division’s educational conferences and Journal Club, and are exposed to traditional and molecular diagnostic methods during rotation in the Microbiology and Virology Laboratories at Hackensack University Medical Center.
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