Overview

Fellows and faculty participate in weekly case management conferences that consist of interactive case presentations with faculty, focusing on differential diagnosis and treatment. Also, fellows and faculty participate in weekly conferences that include Journal Club, Research, Board Review, Faculty and Fellow development, HIV resistance, and plate rounds. Faculty present core curriculum lectures weekly including: HIV series, Infectious diseases core series, Antimicrobial Therapies and Resistance, Microbiology, Travel and Tropical Medicine, Quality Improvement/Quality Assessment, Hospital Infection Control and Epidemiology, Immunocompromised Hosts, Hepatitis/Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Infections of the Reproductive Organs, and they also attend a City-wide Infectious Diseases Conference monthly.

First-year fellows have a continuity outpatient HIV/ID clinic at the VA and second-year fellows progress to a continuity HIV/ID clinic at our teaching hospital.

There are diverse research opportunities and both clinical and laboratory research. Areas of study include fungal infections, HIV/AIDS clinical and immunology, Infection Control/Hospital Epidemiology and MRSA infections.

Fellowship Administration

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Title

Email

Telephone

Heta Javeri, MD, MPH Fellowship Program Director javeri@uthscsa.edu 210-567-4666
Salma Nasser Program Coordinator nassers@uthscsa.edu   210-567-4666  

About San Antonio

  • Located on the edge of Texas’ beautiful Hill Country region, San Antonio is the seventh most populated city in the United States. Famous for its Spanish missions, the Alamo, the River Walk, the Tower of the Americas, the Alamo Bowl, SeaWorld and Six Flags Fiesta Texas theme parks, and home to the NBA champions, the Spurs.
  • San Antonio is visited by approximately 26 million tourists per year. It was named in the top 15 “coolest” cities by Forbes magazine in 2014 and named again one of the Top 15 places to live in America by U.S. News and World Report in 2018.
  • The city always has something going on, from concerts and festivals, to annual events such as Luminaria and Fiesta, an 11-day party with a purpose – fundraising for many local organizations and charities. The city enjoys a low cost of living, with a composite cost of living index of 92.3, below the national average.

How to Apply

  • We participate in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).
  • Applications for the fellowship training program must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) offered by the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC). We DO NOT accept applications outside of ERAS.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents of the U.S., or J-1 Visa Holders for fellowship positions at UTHSCSA. Unfortunately, at this time, we do not accept applications from H-1B visa holders.

ERAS