Fellowship Eligibility & Application


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. Note that for fellows starting their fellowship in July 2016, we will be recruiting 1 fellow to the advanced clinical pathway and 1 fellow to the public health/research pathway (these will be separate tracks in the NRMP/MSMP application system)

  • Advanced clinical training;
  • Diploma in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Traveler's Health (or MPH&TM),
  • Laboratory or clinical research in Infectious Diseases

Applicants must be ABIM board-eligible in Internal Medicine.

Tulane University cannot accept H-1B visa holders.  J-1 visa-holders are welcome.


Applicants must be ABIM board-eligible in Internal Medicine Tulane University does not accept H-1B visa holders. Application is made via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), and we participate in the Medical Specialties Matching Program (MSMP) of the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).

Please note that “the match” for adult infectious diseases fellows has moved from the spring of the applicants’ 2nd year of training to the fall of their 3rd year. In other words, Match Day for fellowship positions starting July 1, 2017 will be held in December 2016


ERAS opens for registration: June 7, 2016
Fellowship applicants may apply to July application cycle programs only: July 6, 2016
Programs start downloading applications from ERAS: July 15, 2016

Match opens: August 31, 2016
Interviews: August 17 – Nov. 9, 2016
Rank Order List deadline: Nov. 18, 2016
Match Day: Dec. 7, 2016

Contact Information:
David M. Mushatt, M.D., M.P.H. &T.M.
Fellowship Training Program Director
Infectious Diseases Section
Tulane University School of Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue, SL-87
New Orleans, LA 70112

or e-mail Charlotte Davenport at

1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-3606