Reasons to Join MUSC Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

The Infectious Diseases sub-specialty fellowship program at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), directed by Heather Hughes, M.D., is a two-year program designed to provide fellows with a broad experience in infectious diseases consultation and ambulatory care. We offer a wide variety of clinical, educational, and research opportunities.  The division also offers a one-year Transplant Infectious Diseases fellowship program directed by Courtney Harris, M.D.

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10 Reasons You should Join MUSC ID Fellowship

1. Clinical Teaching Opportunities

  • Inpatient services have rotating medical students and residents with ample opportunity for teaching
  • Clinicians as educators track

2. Growing Telemedicine Program

3. Relocation signing bonus and supplemental salary support

4. Robust Transplant ID Experience

  • Only comprehensive transplant center in South Carolina with high volume SOT, BMT, and CAR-T
  • Active Transplant ID Fellowship Program

5. Program Wellness Initiatives

  • Monthly wellness check-ins with program leadership
  • Two fellows on service together for 1st few months to ease transition

6. Extensive Formal Microbiology Curriculum

  • Dedicated 2 months of microbiology over the course of 2 years

7. No VISA Restrictions

8. Moonlighting Opportunities in ID

  • Fellows can sign up to earn extra money on weekends and clinic shifts

9. Mentored scholarship & Multiple electives

  • Electives in stewardship, micro, transplant ID, and hepatitis clinic
  • Regular meetings set up with mentor for completion of scholarly project in fellowship

10. Charleston! Beach, Water, and Good Eats!