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.
Location in a large urban population city and referral center for many surrounding hospitals and cities, allowing exposure to a broad range of clinical cases.
A comprehensive HIV training program, providing care to 1200 HIV patients in our HIV clinic.
Dedication towards education of fellows. A formal didactic lecture, five days/week, over 20 lectures monthly, over 240 didactics yearly.
A comprehensive division of 13 Infectious Diseases academic faculty providing different subspecialty interests in: HIV, transplant, epidemiology and infection prevention, global health, hepatitis C, fungal infections, virology, and multi-drug resistant bacteria.
- Infection Prevention and Epidemiology
- Antimicrobial Stewardship
- Wound Care Clinic
- Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic-Department of Health
- Tuberculosis Clinic- Department of Health
- Hepatitis C Clinic
- Global Health
- Pediatric Infectious Diseases - Wayne State University Children’s Hospital
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 6 weeks abroad
- Participation in both bench research and clinical studies
- Over 125 funded studies, over 26 million in research funding within the division
- 123 peer review manuscripts and 111 published abstracts within the past 3 years
Third Year Fellowship Opportunities
- Infection Prevention/Epidemiology
- Transplant Infectious Disease
- Combined Infectious Diseases/Critical Care Fellowship (candidates must apply to both critical care and ID)
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?
Two to 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 System sponsor educational visas?
Yes, we will sponsor both J-1 and H-1B visas through the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.