Information for Applicants

The UCSD/Children's Hospital Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship will accept one or two highly-qualified applicants per year. The duration of the training program is three years. Fellowships are offered for individuals holding the MD degree who will have completed general pediatric residency training prior to joining the program. Preference is given to United States citizens, but conditional acceptance has been granted to outstanding foreign candidates. Individuals holding a PhD in biomedical sciences who seek further research training in the laboratories of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases faculty may also be considered for acceptance.

Prospective candidates should submit our standard application form (download below), an updated curriculum vitae and a brief cover letter describing their fellowship training goals to:

UCSD/Children's Hospital, San Diego
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program
Stephen A. Spector, MD, Director
9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0672
La Jolla, California 92093-0672
TEL: 858-534-7170
FAX: 858-534-7411

After an initial screening process, qualified candidates will be asked to have three individuals who are familiar with their work and clinical abilities forward letters of recommendation on their behalf. Finalists for fellowship positions will be invited to visit San Diego and La Jolla to interview with the faculty and explore research opportunities.

Questions? Contact us by e-mail: PedsID@ucsd.edu

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