Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds

Weekly ID Grand Rounds take place at University Hospital. Clinical cases and topics are presented by our fellows, faculty, and guest speakers with an interactive discussion. Rounds are open to all attendees and are accredited by the Council for Continuing Medical Education.

Location: MSB, I-506 conference room, 8:15 am. Friday.


Infectious Diseases Didactic Lectures

Weekly Lectures at University Hospital. This educational activity is directed mainly to fellows, residents & medical students. Faculty members prepare lectures on different Infectious Diseases and emerging and re-emerging pathogens.

Summarized Topics: Infections in the bone marrow transplant patient, Meningitis, Adult immunizations and phrophylaxis, Basic immunology, Antibiotics, HIV medication update and what is to be done, nosocomial infections, protection of travelers, zoonoses, professionalism, drug development & clinical research, ethical issues in ID, introduction to statistics& study design, Board review, etc.

Location: MSB, I-506 conference room, 8:15 am. Friday.


Journal Club

Every two weeks, a fellow is assigned one or more journals for presentation and analysis of recent infectious disease articles. The small group setting is suitable for improving study methods and getting additional information from the expertise of the ID attendings. The Journal club is open to the UMDNJ community.

Location: UH, H-Blue conference room, 8 am.


New York-New Jersey Intercity Rounds

Infectious Disease practitioners from the tri-state area attend the case conference series. Fellows are strongly encouraged to attend this meetings in order to get exposure to a wide range of cases. The Rounds are held at University Hospital twice per year; the fellows should present a group of interesting cases seen during the academic year. Discussions with experienced Infectious Diseases physicians from other institutions will help develop analytic and critical thinking as well as improvement of public speaking skills. Additionally, possible opportunities for publication of case reports could be given.