The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is designed to qualify trainees for subspecialty training for board certification in pediatric infectious diseases and to prepare them for a career in academic medicine. The training program is three years in duration. Twelve months is devoted to clinical training in infectious diseases, which is divided into several blocks over the three-year period, usually with six months in the first year. Clinical training includes exposure to infectious diseases as applied to general pediatrics, neonatology, pediatric intensive care, hematology and oncology, bone marrow and solid organ transplantation, primary immunodeficiency's and HIV infection in both in-patient and outpatient settings.
The fellowship training includes formal training in clinical microbiology, including molecular diagnostics and infection control, as well as participation in courses in epidemiology, biostatistics, or study design offered through the Bloomberg School of Public Health. The remaining 24 months are predominantly devoted to research with protected research time. The important goals of the program are to take maximum advantage of the breadth of training opportunities in the fields of microbial pathogenesis, virology, including HIV, parasitology, immunobiology, epidemiology, antibiotic management and stewardship, and international health at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Hospital), while at the same time having flexibility to accommodate individual needs with respect to career goals. This is fostered by the close alliances with the Bloomberg School of Public Health and by the myriad of opportunities for laboratory and translational research within the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, and at surrounding academic institutions, including the National Institutes of Health and University of Maryland.
In 2002, we established an NIH/NIAID-supported postdoctoral training program for research training of M.D. fellows in pediatric infectious diseases. All graduates of our fellowship have been successful in their careers, as evidenced by their success in the NIH career development awards, securing research grants from the NIH/foundations, and full-time engagement in activities at academic and/or government (NIH and FDA) institutions.
Jeanette Beaudry, M.D., Ph.D. Residency: The Johns Hopkins University Medical School: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Jessica Rubens, M.D. Residency: The Johns Hopkins University Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Oren Gordon, M.D., Ph.D. Residency: Hadassah-Hebrew University Hospital Medical School: Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School
Gordon O, Ordonez AA, Jain SK. “Rifampin for Biofilm-Related Staphylococcus Aureus Infections in Children.” Contemporary Pediatrics. Accepted for publication.
Abstract: “Imaging Infection and Inflammation In Vivo in a Novel Rabbit Model for Implant Related Spine Infection.” Accepted for presentation at the world molecular imaging conference, Montreal, September 2019.
Post-Residency Fellowship Grant Program from American Healthcare Professionals and Friends for Medicine in Israel, 2018
Nadine Peart, M.D. Residency: Hurley Children’s Hospital Medical School: Spartan Health Sciences University School of Medicine
Peart, N, “New Therapeutic Measure to Combat Influenza.” Contemporary Pediatrics. Feb. 1, 2019; 36(2).
Rebecca Same, M.D. Residency: The Johns Hopkins University Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Same RG, Hsu AJ, Tamma PD. “Adverse Events in Children Receiving Antimicrobial Therapy.” Pediatric Drugs. Invited review, manuscript in preparation.
Same RG, Hsu AJ, Tamma PD. “Optimizing the Management of Uncomplicated Gram-Negative Bloodstream Infections in Children: Translating Evidence from Adults into Pediatric Practice.” Journal of thePediatric Infectious Diseases Society. In press.
Same RG, McAleese S, Agwu AL, Arav-Boger R. “Acute HIV in an Adolescent Male with Fever and Rhabdomyolysis.” Journal of Adolescent Health. In press.
Same RG, Tamma PD. “Campylobacter Infections in Children.” Pediatrics in Review. November 2018. 39:533–541.
Li DX, Sick-Samuels AC, Suwantarat N, Same RG, Simner PJ, Tamma PD. “Risk Factors for Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae Carriage upon Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Admission.” Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. January 2018. 39(1): 116–118. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.246. EPUB Dec 5, 2017. PubMed PMID: 29202892.
Fox MT, Melia MT, Same RG, Conley AT, Tamma PD. “A Seven-Day Course of TMP-SMX May Be As Effective As a Seven-Day Course of Ciprofloxacin for the Treatment of Pyelonephritis.” TheAmerican Journal of Medicine. July 2017; 130(7): 842–845. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2017.01.025. EPUB Feb. 16, 2017. PubMed PMID: 28216442; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5632565.
Same RG, Amoah J, Hsu AJ, Hersh AL, Kronman MP, Tamma PD. (2019) “Antibiotic-Associated Adverse Drug Events in Hospitalized Children.” Poster presentation at the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America spring conference, Boston.
Same RG, Amoah J, Hsu AJ, Tamma PD. (2019) “Comparing the Outcomes of Children with Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) Receiving Short-Course Versus Prolonged-Course Antibiotic Therapy.” Fellow Award podium presentation at the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Antimicrobial Stewardship Conference, St. Louis.
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Jonathan Freeman Scholarship, 2019
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Antimicrobial Stewardship Award, 2018
Anna Sick-Samuels, M.D., M.P.H. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Pediatric Infectious Diseases Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Ibukun Akinboyo, M.D. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Duke University School of Medicine
Adeline Koay, M.B.B.S., M.Sc. Assistant Professor Infectious Diseases Children’s National Health System
David Griffith, M.D. Clinical Associate Adult Infectious Diseases and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Nicole Salazar-Austin, M.D. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Pediatric Infectious Diseases Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Anna Minta, M.D. Medical Officer Global Immunizations Division Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Swathi M. Gowtham, M.D. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Geisinger Medical Center
Paul Sue, M.D. Assistant Professor Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Department of Pediatrics University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Hiwot Hiruy, M.D. Medical Officer Division of Anti-infective Products Food and Drug Administration
Jennifer Jubulis, M.D. Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Director, Pediatric Antibiotic Stewardship Program Director, Pediatric Global Health Experience for Residents Maine Medical Center
Pranita D. Tamma, M.D., M.P.H. Associate Professor of Pediatrics Pediatric Infectious Diseases Director, Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Doran Fink, M.D., Ph.D. Medical Officer, CBER/OVRR/DVRPA, Team Leader, Clinical Research Branch, Food and Drug Administration
Niranjan Bhat, M.D. Senior Clinical Officer Lead, Post-Licensure Clinical Research Team Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access, PATH
Tafadzwa Vargas-Kasambira, M.D., M.P.H. Consultant, HealthTap Independent Contractor, IcoreMed Technology and Service LLC Senior Editor, American Journal Experts
Aaron M. Milstone, M.D., M.H.S. Professor of Pediatrics Pediatric Infectious Diseases Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Allison L. Agwu, M.D., Sc.M. Associate Professor of Pediatrics Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Adult Infectious Diseases Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Sanjay Jain, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics Fellowship Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Director, Center for Infection and Inflammation Imaging Research, Center for Tuberculosis Research Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Miriam Laufer, M.D., M.P.H. Professor of Pediatrics Director, Malaria Research Institute for Global Health University of Maryland School of Medicine
George K. Siberry, M.D., M.P.H. Medical Officer Pediatric Adolescent Maternal AIDS Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Part-Time Faculty) Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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