Frequently Asked Questions
What distinguishes the Henry Ford Hospital Infectious Disease Fellowship from other programs?
The Quality of Education:
Training at an 877 bed tertiary care level 1 trauma center hospital, an education and research complex nationally recognized for clinical excellence, and one of the largest US academic teaching hospitals. Henry Ford Hospital has approximately 170 ICU beds, making it one of the largest ICU providers in the country.
Given our location, we take care of a large urban patient population, and we are also a referral center for many surrounding hospitals and cities, allowing exposure to a broad range of clinical cases.
We have a comprehensive HIV training program, providing care to 2,000 patients living with HIV in our HIV clinic.
There is a strong dedication and emphasis towards the education of fellows. We have a formal didactic lecture five days/week, over 20 lectures monthly, and over 240 didactics yearly.
We have a comprehensive division of 18 Infectious Disease academic faculty providing different subspecialty interests in: HIV, transplant, epidemiology and infection prevention, antimicrobial stewardship, global health, fungal infections, virology, and multi-drug resistant bacteria.
- Infection Prevention and Epidemiology
- Antimicrobial Stewardship
- Wound Care Clinic
- Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic
- Global Health
Extensive Global Health Program with Travel and Research Opportunities:
- Established sites with ID collaborations in over 30 countries
- Overview of the program
- Funding for travel and ID rotation up to 4-6 weeks abroad
- Participation in both bench research and clinical studies
- Over 107 funded studies, 26 million in research funding within the division
- 195 peer review manuscripts and 140 published abstracts within the past three years
Third Year Fellowship Opportunities
- Infection Prevention/Epidemiology
- Transplant Infectious Disease
- Global health
- Critical Care Medicine Fellowship available at Henry Ford Hospital (candidates must apply to Critical Care Medicine fellowship in July of their second year of ID fellowship through ERAS)
How do I apply for a position in your program?
All applications for fellowships are accepted only through ERAS. We do not accept paper applications or faxed materials.
How many positions do you have available?
Three fellows are accepted each year into our program.
Does the program participate in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP)?
Yes, our program participates in the NRMP.
When is your application deadline?
The deadline is August 31st of the application season.
What is the interview period?
The interview period is mid-August through end of October of the application season. Interviews are by invitation only. The complete list of dates will be provided when you are invited for an interview.
Does Henry Ford Health sponsor educational visas?
Yes, we will sponsor both J-1 and H-1B visas through the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.