University Hospital's Center for Advanced Liver Diseases and Transplantation is the first liver transplant center in New Jersey and has performed more than 1450 liver transplants and serves as the Regional Referral Center for decompensated liver disease. Fellows are offered unique opportunities to provide pre-transplant screening and Infectious Disease care to patients with advanced liver disease as well as post-transplant Infectious Disease consultation and management to this vulnerable population. The New Jersey Trauma Center at University Hospital is the sole Level I Trauma Center for the densely populated region of northern New Jersey. Our fellows train to treat trauma associated infections such as complicated bone and soft tissue infections in the most severely injured patients in the State. A Critical Care-ID fellowship track is also available. Fellows also rotate through a highly regarded Antimicrobial Stewardship Program directed by an ID Clinical Pharmacist and ID physician and are mentored in ID quality improvement related research and projects.
The HIV program at University Hospital is the largest and most comprehensive in New Jersey with state of the art clinical care and research with participation in both the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (https://actgnetwork.org/) and HIV Prevention Trials Network (https://www.hptn.org/).
Opioid crisis and ID – New Jersey is severely impacted by the opioid crisis. Fellows will frequently take care of patients with infectious disease complications of their drug use. Many of our faculty are buprenorphine-waivered prescribers and are affiliated with Department of Psychiatry’s Northern New Jersey Medication Assisted Treatment Center of Excellence.
Hackensack University Medical Center
With one of the largest oncology and stem cell transplant programs in the country, Hackensack University Medical Center offers fellows in depth training in infections in cancer and stem cell transplant patients.
VA Medical Center
The VA Medical Center provides fellows with multiple educational experiences in antibiotic stewardship, infection control, and HCV care.