Mission Statement:
To deliver the highest quality medical care in Infectious Diseases through excellence in clinical services, education and research, to respect the dignity of all patients, and to promote the health and well-being of our community.

The Infectious Diseases Department has a fellowship program that is designed to prepare physicians for careers in academic medicine, private practice, and hospital epidemiology 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
  • Physical rehabilitation patients
  • IV drug users
  • HIV-infected patients
  • Cancer patients
  • Solid organ/stem cell transplant recipients

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

  • HIV-Related Areas
  • Mycology
  • Hepatitis C
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • General Infectious Diseases
  • Infections in cancer/transplant populations

A weekly conference schedule which includes:

  • Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds (citywide meetings with case presentations)
  • Journal club
  • Didactic Lectures
  • Morbidity/Mortality 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