Fellow Education

2021-22 Infectious Diseases Fellows

The Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center provides world-class, comprehensive training in the clinical management of infectious diseases and research. Since its inception in 1957, the program has maintained a rich tradition of training clinical and scientific thought leaders in the field of ID.

Program aims

  • Train fellows for excellence in the clinical knowledge and management of infectious diseases
  • Develop a diverse workforce of future leaders in the ID in academics, community practice, or industry
  • Advance scientific knowledge and practice in the field of infectious diseases
  • Allow fellows the opportunity to see an unsurpassed breadth and variety of clinical cases
  • Promote individualized training pathways that foster unique and fulfilling careers
  • Allow access to strong, expert faculty with excellence in clinical and translational research

What Our Program Offers

Two years of clinical ID training with protected time for scholarly activity or research.

Clinical Training Pathway


At least 12 months of clinical ID training followed by one to three years of research training. Research training may be in basic science research or patient-oriented clinical investigation. Research training may be supported by an NIH T32 training grant or additional funding mechanisms which are available for qualified individuals who are not eligible for T32 support.

Research Training Pathway


One year of clinical HIV training in the inpatient and outpatient setting as well as scholarly activity.

HIV training Pathway

Program Aims

Program aims

  • Train fellows for excellence in the clinical knowledge and management of infectious diseases
  • Develop a diverse workforce of future leaders in the ID in academics, community practice, or industry
  • Advance scientific knowledge and practice in the field of infectious diseases
  • Allow fellows the opportunity to see an unsurpassed breadth and variety of clinical cases
  • Promote individualized training pathways that foster unique and fulfilling careers
  • Allow access to strong, expert faculty with excellence in clinical and translational research
What Our Program Offers

What Our Program Offers

Two years of clinical ID training with protected time for scholarly activity or research.

Clinical Training Pathway


At least 12 months of clinical ID training followed by one to three years of research training. Research training may be in basic science research or patient-oriented clinical investigation. Research training may be supported by an NIH T32 training grant or additional funding mechanisms which are available for qualified individuals who are not eligible for T32 support.

Research Training Pathway


One year of clinical HIV training in the inpatient and outpatient setting as well as scholarly activity.

HIV training Pathway

What Our Fellows Have to Say

Kruti Yagnik, Class of 2021 
Alonso Pezo Salazar, Class of 2021 
Richard Lueking, Class of 2022 
Apple Long, Class of 2022 
Brian Hopkins, Class of 2022 
John Hanna, Class of 2022  

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