Originally posted by Peeshee
Anyone else with some advice about a fellowship in infectious diseases? Is there not a direct residency in infectious diseases, without having to do internal medicine first?
How great is the demand-need for infectologists?
does any1 know of any instances where a resident in family medicine has been accepted to an ID fellowship? i am a fam resident interested in ID fellowships...any ideas what i should do?mcandy said:just stoking the fire of curiosity
Stinky T said:
I can comment more on WHAT ID docs actually do.Good Mountain said:I really dont understand why in that salary survery an IM makes the same amount of money than what an ID doc makes, considering that IDs is a subspeciallity and takes 2-3 years more.
Don't know about the competitiveness part, but yes - allergy / immunology can follow ID (although rheum / A&I is more common and there are some dual fellowships). Clinical and Laboratory Immunology is another option after ID, according to the ACP website: