The Section of Infectious Diseases runs the Infectious Diseases Subspecialty Education Program. The section has 8 GFT and 8 non-GFT physicians and 1 PhD researchers.
The Section of Infectious Diseases of the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba focuses on patient care, educational, basic and clinical research activities. Adult Infectious Diseases specialists provide inpatient and outpatient care consultation primarily at Health Sciences Centre and Saint Boniface Hospital. ID specialists also oversee the Community IV Antibiotic Clinics as well as other hospitals in Winnipeg, throughout Manitoba, Northern Ontario and Nunavut. Research areas of active interest in the Section of Infectious Diseases include: HIV/AIDS vaccine design epidemiology and pathogenesis, with a global health focus; Nosocomial infections; Antibacterial resistance; Urinary tract infections; Emerging infectious diseases, and Indigenous health and community based HIV prevention.
The Subspecialty Training Program in the Infectious Diseases at the University of Manitoba offers a two year training period. The fellowship program usually admits 1 to 2 fellows per year who train closely with Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellows and Medical Microbiology Residents. Opportunities for joint training in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology are available.