The Tulane University Adult Infectious Diseases Section is one of 9 internal medicine subspecialty sections within the Department of Medicine. Our clinical faculty provide infectious diseases inpatient and outpatient consultations at the main teaching hospital, Tulane Medical Center, as well as at University Medical Center New Orleans (formerly known as "Charity Hospital"), and at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System. In addition, we sponsor two Ryan White-funded HIV clinics in New Orleans (Ruth U. Fertel/Tulane Community Health Center T-Cell Clinic) and Alexandria, LA (Tulane CD4 Clinic).
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The Training Program is available to qualified applicants who wish to pursue an academic, public health-oriented or clinical career in Infectious Diseases. Fellows spend one year in intensive clinical work before entering one of the following training pathways for one year:
Formerly the famous Charity Hospital, the new University Medical Center New Orleans (UMCNO) opened in August 2015 in the heart of the BioDistrict in New Orleans.The new $1.1 billion, 446-bed University Medical Center will be at the forefront of healthcare delivery to better the needs of our community and region. UMC New Orleans will also play a vital role in training future generations of physicians and healthcare professionals.
WHIV is a community radio station with programming dedicated to human rights and social justice. It was founded by Dr. MarkAlain Dery DO. who is one of the Infectious Disease specialists in Tulane's School of Medicine, and the Director of the Tulane T-Cell Clinic. One of the main goals of the station is to introduce listeners to marginalized communities and to remove the social stigmas which are often associated with them. The station's programing is an eclectic mix of music and talk, with programs throughout the month focused on destigmatizing and ending HIV.
True Tulane Heroes
From Day One of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Tulane researchers and doctors have been working tirelessly in laboratories
here in New Orleans and on the ground in Sierra Leone and Guinea to provide diagnoses, care and hope. Read More>
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Resident Initiative in Global Health at Tulane (RIGHT)
The Resident Initiative in Global Health at Tulane (RIGHT) program will provide skills and training to residents interested in a career path in global health.
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Congratulations to Susan McLellan, MD, David Mushatt, MD, and Nicholas J. Van Sickels, MD. They were chosen as top doctors in Infectious Disease in the state of Louisiana by Best Doctors, Inc., a company that has built a database of professionals that are highly regarded by their peers. For a complete list, visit the Louisiana Life Magazine or New Orleans Magazine website. To learn more about Dr. McLellan, Dr. Mushatt,and Dr. Van Sickels visit the faculty section of the Tulane University School of Medicine Infectious Diseases web site.
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