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Fellowship Program

Stuart Ray, MD, Fellowship Program Director

Stuart Ray, MD

Dr. Ray is Professor of Medicine and Oncology in the Center for Viral Hepatitis Research in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine, and is Director of the Infectious Diseases fellowship training program. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of Health Sciences Informatics. Dr. Ray's research interests revolve around the relationships between the sequence variation of RNA viruses (especially HCV and HIV-1) and their pathogenesis. His clinical interests also center around HCV and HIV infections.



Michael Melia, MD, Associate Director of the Fellowship Program

MeliaDr. Melia is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is Associate Director of the Infectious Diseases fellowship training program.  As a clinician-educator, he maintains outpatient practices in both general infectious diseases and HIV care, and he also attends on the inpatient services for both general ID and HIV.  Dr. Melia’s clinical research interests include Nocardia infections, Lyme disease, and HCV.  He also maintains an active research interest in medical education, and is developing a curriculum to improve the quality of teaching delivered by residents and fellows to medical students and interns.

Fellowship Program

The Infectious Diseases ACGME Fellowship Program of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is designed to qualify trainees for subspecialty boards in Infectious Diseases and to prepare them for a career in academic medicine. The program is generally three years with the first devoted primarily to clinical training and subsequent year(s) almost exclusively to research.

Important goals of the program are to take maximum advantage of the full range of training opportunities of The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (School of Medicine, School of Hygiene and the Hospital) and to retain flexibility to accommodate individual needs. The fellowship program began in 1981 and, to date, 81 percent of our graduating fellows are active academic Infectious Diseases investigators.