This rotation is a one to four week structured clinical experience under direct supervision designed to provide the resident experience diagnosing, treating and caring for patients with infectious diseases. During this rotation, residents will rotate through a variety of infectious diseases clinics and related services during the outpatient segment. Residents will also spend time on one of the inpatient consult services. There are multiple educational opportunities throughout this block, listed in the schedule below.

Inpatient ID

Parkland ID Consults

  • Location: 9-677(far side)
  • Hours: 8 AM to 5 PM. Monday through Friday. No overnight call/ weekends
  • 1-2 residents will be assigned to this week at any given time
  • Team Composition: Attending staff, infectious disease fellow, 1-2 residents, PharmD, 1-3 students.
  • Expectations

Parkland ID Virtual Consults

Instructions:

  • You will be rounding on new consults and follow-up COVID+ patients virtually (from home) on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. On Wednesday and Friday, you will have Jeopardy in the AM and in-person VA ID clinic in the afternoon.
  • Page the Parkland COVID attending at 8 am on your first day of the week rotation.
  • The COVID attending will assign you either new consults or follow-up patient and inform you of time for phone rounds.
  • You will pre-chart and call the patient for the history, write the note using the COVID ID note template (attending will share this with you), except the exam
  • Parkland-recommend using Engage or call the primary nurse in the COVID TCU to help contact the patient.Late morning/afternoon phone rounds with COVID Attending.
  • Morning report and Noon conference are still protected learning time for you.

Parkland HIV Consults

  • Location: New Parkland Hospital (NPH),16th floor, 600 near side. ONE CAN ONLY ACCESS THROUGH PATIENT CARE ELEVATORS on 16-600 (B-Elevators). May move to 14-644 after 2 PM. Please page the on-call fellow through PHHS web-on-call the day before to confirm the timing of rounds and in case you get lost finding the room. 
  • Hours: 8 AM to 5 PM. Monday through Friday. No overnight call/ weekends
  • 1-2 residents will be assigned to this week at any given time
  • Team Composition: Attending staff, infectious disease fellow, 1-2 residents, APP (NP or PA)
  • Expectations

CUH General ID Consults

  • Location: CUH 10th floor, room 10.1603 (room code 13579#). Please page the on-call fellow through UT web-on-call the day before to confirm timing of rounds.
  • Hours: 8 AM to 5 PM. Monday through Friday. No overnight call/ weekends
  • 1 to 2 residents will be assigned to this week at any given time
  • Team Composition: Attending staff, infectious disease fellow, 1-2 residents, PA, PharmD, 1-3 students.
  • Expectations

CUH ID Virtual Consults

Instructions

  • You will be rounding on new consults and follow-up COVID+ patients virtually (from home) on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. On Wednesday and Friday, you will have a study period in the AM and in-person VA ID clinic in the afternoon.
  • Page the CUH General ID fellow at 8 am on your first day of the week rotation.
  • The fellow will assign you either new consults or follow-up COVID+ patients and inform you of time for phone rounds.
  • You will pre-chart and call the patient for the history, write the note using the COVID ID note template (fellow with share this with you), except the exam.
  • CUH- BlueJeans app via EPIC. Call room phone directly for floor patients. For COVID ICU patients who are intubated, contact primary ICU nurse to get updates on status.
  • Late morning/afternoon phone rounds with attending and fellow.
  • Morning report and Noon conference are still protected learning time for you.

CUH Transplant ID Consults

  • Location: Previously in CUH 6th floor, room 6.313, recently have been based in CUH 12th floor, room 12.116 Please page the on-call fellow through UT web-on-call the day before to confirm timing of rounds.
  • Hours: 8 AM to 5 PM. Monday through Friday. No overnight call/ weekends
  • 1 to 2 residents will be assigned to this week at any given time
  • Team Composition: Attending staff, +/1 infectious disease fellow
  • Expectations

VA ID Consults

  • Location: ID suite in good old VA hospital (brick building 3rd floor near library (3C-423).
  • Please page the on-call fellow or attending when you arrive.
  • Please make sure that your VA computer privileges haven’t expired – check 1-2 weeks PRIOR to rotation (IT at the VA takes time….)
  • Hours: 8 AM to 5 PM. Monday through Friday. No overnight call/ weekends
  • 1 resident will be assigned to this week at any given time
  • Team Composition: 1 Attending, 1General infectious disease fellow, 1 Covid and Stewardship fellow, 1 resident, 1 PharmD, 1-3 students (PA or MS)

 

ID Didactics

  • Time: Tuesdays 8am, Y buildling (see email sent prior to rotation start)
  • After didactics, outpatient residents will go to CUH Micro Lab for rounds with the techs 9:30-11am and Micro Plate Rounds from 11-11:30am

Antibiotic Stewardship

  • Location: depends on which Tuesday of the month it is. For more information, click on the 'Antibiotic Stewardship' clinic page link above this text. (Make sure that you are logged in using utswimres for the link to work). 
  • Tuesday mornings after didactics, 9:30 - 11:00 AM
UTSW Infectious Disease Clinic
  • Location: Campus building 3 - 2001 Inwood Road, 9th floor
  • Start times generally 9 am for morning clinic and 1pm for afternoon clinic. Suggest calling the clinic nurse x52834 the day before to confirm

CUH Dermatology Rounds (CUH Derm Rounds)

  • Location: CUH
  • Start time: generally 1 pm. Please page Dermatology on-call pager to confirm

CUH Environmental Services

  • Location: CUH
  • Start time: 9am
  • NOTE: Please contact Darrell Martin the day prior to scheduled half day to coordinate time/place to meet

CUH Microbiology Lab (CUH Micro)

  • Location: CUH Microbiology Lab; 4th floor (see map on hyperlink to clinic page)
  • Start time: 9:15 AM. Please confirm with Dr Francesca Lee at the start of the week

CUH Infection Prevention Walk Rounds (Infection Prevention)

  • Location: CUH 12.124
  • Start time: 9 am

CUH Wound Walk Rounds (Woundcare Walk rounds)

  • Location: CUH 7.413 (across the hall from patient room 735 on 7N). Sign in once you're in the office. 
  • Start time: 1:15 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Contact #s: Text Swann Waterhouse (214-966-5777) letting her know you will be rounding with the team that day. If no response, please page the CUH Wound Ostomy Charge Nurse pager. 

PMH Amelia Court Clinic (Amelia Court)

  • Location: Amelia Court
  • Start times: 8 am or 1pm. Ok to be late if attending ID conference

PMH ID Outpatient Antibiotic Treatment Clinic (P ID/OPAT)

  • Location: Suite A 4th Floor Med Clinic, Old Parkland
  • Start times: 8.30 am or 1 pm. Ok to be late if attending ID conference

UTSW Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic - ID (BMT Clinic)

  • Location: Simmons Cancer Center, 2nd floor
  • Start time generally 8 am
  • Suggest emailing Dr. Pearlie Chong the night before to confirm

UTSW ID Heart/Lung Transplant Clinic (Heart/Lung Transplant)

  • Location: POB 2 6th floor
  • Start time: 9 am

UTSW ID Liver/Kidney Transplant Clinic (U Kidney/Liver Tx)

  • Location: POB 2 7th floor
  • Start time: 1 pm

UTSW Wound Care Clinic (Wound Care Clinic)

  • Dr. DeLeon or other PMR partners
  • Location: POB2 3rd Floor, Suite 104.
  • Start time: 1 pm

VA Infectious Disease Clinic (VA ID)

  • VA Outpatient clinic 4
  • Start time: 1 pm