School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine


Mission Statement:
To promote quality medical care in AIDS/HIV through excellence in clinical services, education and research, to respect the dignity of all patients and to promote the health, interests and well-being of department members and the department as a whole.

ID Department

The Infectious Diseases Department has a fellowship program that is designed to prepare physicians for careers in academic medicine, subspecialty practice, and hospital epidermiology and infection control. The fellowship trainees will receive comprehensive training in the management of a wide range of common and unusual infections in immunocompetent and immunocompromised populations.


Patient populations include:

  • Hospitalized medical/surgical patients
  • OB-GYN patients
  • IV drug users
  • HIV-Infected patients
  • Cancer Patients
  • Solid organ/stem cell recipients

The Division of Infectious Disease is involved in clinical/bench research in:

  • HIV-Related Areas
  • Mycology
  • General Infectious Diseases
  • Infections in cancer/transplant populations
  • A weekly conference which includes Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds (citywide meetings with case presentation), Journal clubs and Didactic Lectures
  • A monthly research conference
  • Tutorial Sessions with Residents/Medical Students

Recognition and Awards:

  • Faculty – Best Doctors in America, Wayne State University Teaching Awards
  • Fellows – Routinely receive awards/grants to attend national meetings
  • Board pass rates – 100 percent