About Our Program

The University of Wisconsin Infectious Disease fellowship program cultivates academic infectious disease physicians of the future in an environment that celebrates continuous innovation, collaboration and diverse perspectives.

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Meet Our Program Director

“I am privileged to lead an outstanding group of fellows dedicated to advancing equity through providing high-quality, patient-centered care. I look forward to sharing with you how our program can help you achieve your career goals.”

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Why You'll Love Our Program

  • We teach cutting-edge science that prioritizes social responsibility and equity—with the goal of improving human health
  • Develop diagnostic and management skills as a consultant; gain leadership skills in public, global health, and medical education; conduct ethical clinical research and investigate disease pathogenesis, and actively engage in drug discovery to advance care for patients with infectious diseases
  • A Center of Excellence for infection control and antimicrobial stewardship, co-located training at a top-rated VA Hospital, and a wealth of opportunities in private practice, public health and skilled nursing facilities
  • Distinct training pathways to develop an individualized training experience and graduate with a distinction in a specific infectious disease area of interest
  • Unparalleled research opportunities through resources at our university, clinic centers, and international research networks
  • Individualized mentoring from division faculty and collaborators at a top 10 public research institution
“The research training and mentorship I have received as an infectious disease fellow at UW-Madison has supported me in each step toward becoming a physician researcher....The environment has been both rigorous and supportive, and I am excited to continue my research with the support of the T32 training grant."
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Lindsay Taylor, MD, MS
Fellowship Alumna
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