Medical Microbiology Fellowship


The Medical Microbiology Fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center is a one year, ACGME accredited program that provides advanced training to prepare pathologists and infectious disease specialists to serve as directors of a clinical microbiology laboratory, consultants for our clinical services, participants on applicable committees and members of the local public health community.

Our graduates possess a thorough understanding of medical microbiology and infectious disease pathology including the selection, validation, and interpretation of conventional and molecular diagnostic tests. Becoming an effective educator, communicator, and consultant are major emphases of the program. Emphasis is also placed on laboratory operations and management. Clinically oriented research is funded and encouraged.

Graduates of the program are eligible for board certification through the American Board of Pathology. The program has staff members of diverse backgrounds and experiences with board certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology.

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