Education Programs

Emory University Division of Infectious Diseases is proud to boast a strong educational program to train the future leaders in Infectious Diseases. Led by Fellowship Program Director, Infectious Diseases, and Vice Chair for Education and Integration in the Department of Medicine, Wendy Armstrong, MD, the program boosts 16 current fellows.

Infectious Diseases Seminars and Events

Cases of the Week

In this weekly infectious diseases clinical conference, fellows present either in a CPC format or two clinical cases followed by a review of medical literature pertaining to specific questions raised by the case.  A third case is presented each week by an Emory University Division of Infectious Diseases faculty member.

  • Dates: Wednesday Afternoons - Unless otherwise noted
  • Time: 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: Grady Faculty Office Building
    49 Jesse Hill Jr. Dr. SE
    Room 101

Infectious Diseases Research Seminar Series

This infectious diseases research conference is held on a weekly basis.  Members of the Emory Infectious Diseases Division, other faculty at Emory, or visitors from the CDC or other institutions present research topics related to infectious diseases, microbiology, or immunology.  Each infectious disease fellow presents at least once at Seminar during the fellowship.

  • Dates: Thursday Mornings, September - June
  • Time: 8:00 a.m.
  • Location:  Grace Crum Rollins Building
    1518 Clifton Road
    8th Floor RAR Conference Room

Fellows Didactic Series - Basic Concepts of Infectious Diseases

This infectious disease weekly lecture series serves to provide fellows with information that might not be encountered during clinical rotations.  The course includes a general review of basic science methods, mechanisms of action and resistance of antimicrobial agents, infectious disease syndromes, and infectious agents.  The entire infectious disease faculty participates in teaching this conference. The course is on a two-year schedule so that fellows entering the program at different times receive a didactic review of important topics covered in the course curriculum during their fellowship training.

  • Dates: Thursday Mornings - unless otherwise noted
  • Time: 7:00 a.m.
  • Location: Grace Crum Rollins Building
    1518 Clifton Road
    Room 864

This weekly lecture series serves to provide fellows with information that might not be encountered during clinical rotations.  The course includes a general review of basic science methods, mechanisms of action and resistance of antimicrobial agents, infectious disease syndromes, and infectious agents.  The entire faculty participates in teaching this conference. The course is on a two-year schedule so that fellows entering the program at different times receive a didactic review of important topics covered in the course curriculum during their fellowship training.

Advanced Management of HIV/AIDS

This weekly lecture series directed by Wendy Armstrong, MD is primarily targeted to second and third-year fellows. The course runs from August to June and provides a full HIV curriculum including basic science and clinical topics in a small group, often case-based and highly interactive format. 

Journal Club

The Emory University Infectious Diseases journal club meets monthly at the home of a faculty member.  Fellows and faculty discuss clinical and basic research articles in detail.  The content of the articles as well as aspects of interpretation of medical literature is emphasized. Drinks and dinner are provided by the faculty member. 

  • Dates: Second Tuesday Evening – Unless otherwise noted
  • Time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Faculty Member’s home (rotating)

Outside Rotations

The School of Medicine Dean's Office coordinates all applications for external medical student rotations.

Contact the Dean's Office for more information at 404-778-1372.

  • Emory Medical Students - 4th year rotations
  • Emory Physician Assistant Students
  • Students from Outside institutions