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RID Fellowship

Reproductive Infectious Disease Fellowship

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Reproductive Infectious Diseases (RID) Fellowship Program offers Obstetrician Gynecologists the opportunity to develop a clinical and research career in the subspecialty of Infectious Diseases. The fellowship was established in 2008 and currently the program accepts 1 fellow every other year. During the 2 year program, fellows will be expected to complete the required clinical rotations in Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases and microbiology. Fellows are also required to attend RID clinics: HIV GYN, HIV OB, STI and vaginitis, Pediatric HIV, and HIV continuity clinic. Prior to fellowship completion, fellows are encouraged to complete a 7 day Excellence in Clinical Research course. Upon completion of this program, graduates will have an in-depth knowledge of infectious diseases, specifically those affecting women.

RID Fellowship Program at MUSC offers a Master's Degree in Clinical Research or Public Health. The Master's Degree should be completed by the second or third year of fellowship training.

Year 1

  • 4 months Obstetrics & Gynecology RID service
  • 4 months Adult ID Inpatient service
  • 2 months Pediatric ID Inpatient/Outpatient service
  • 2 months Microbiology and Laboratory Medicine

Year 2

  • 12 months Obstetrics & Gynecology RID service/research
  • Specialty Clinics: Adult Infectious Diseases, Obstetrics & Gynecology Faculty, HIV Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatric and Adolescent Infectious Diseases, and Sexually Transmitted Infectious and Vaginitis
  • ABOG The Foundation for Excellence in Clinical Research Course

Fellows also participate in the educational conferences of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Department of Adult Infectious Diseases including:

  • Adult Infectious Diseases Fellows’ Case Conference
  • Adult Infectious Diseases Fellows’ Lectures
  • Adult Infectious Diseases HIV Patient  Case Conference
  • Adult Infectious Diseases Journal Club
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellows’ Conference
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Journal Club
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Morbidity and Mortality Conference
  • University of California San Francisco RID Monthly Online Conference

If you are interested in applying to our fellowship program, please complete an application before the December 31st deadline. All completed applications will be reviewed to determine your candidacy for a personal interview.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our Fellowship Coordinator, Mindi Martin.