Section Chief's Message

Section Chief's Message

The Tulane University Adult Infectious Diseases Section is one of 9 internal medicine subspecialty sections within the Department of Medicine. We have 6 full-time and 3 part-time clinical faculty. Our clinical faculty provide infectious diseases inpatient and outpatient consultations at the main teaching hospital, Tulane Medical Center, as well as at Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans (formerly known as "Charity Hospital"), and at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System.
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Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

The Training Program is available to qualified applicants who wish to pursue an academic, public health-oriented or clinical career in Infectious Diseases. Fellows spend one year in intensive clinical work before entering one of the following training pathways for one year:

  1. Public Health degree in Tropical Medicine (MPH&TM) diploma in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Traveler's Health or Clinical Research (MS-CR);
  2. Advanced clinical training;
  3. Laboratory or clinical research in Infectious Diseases

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RIGHT ProgramResident Initiative in Global Health at Tulane (RIGHT)
The Resident Initiative in Global Health at Tulane (RIGHT) program will provide skills and training to residents interested in a career path in global health. 

Learn more by visiting the RIGHT web site »

New Orleans and Louisiana MagazineBest Doctors
Congratulations to Susan Leslie Favrott McLellan, MD and David Michael Mushatt, MD. They were both chosen as top doctors in Infectious Disease in the state of Louisiana by Best Doctors, Inc., a company that has built a database of professionals that are highly regarded by their peers. For a complete list, visit the Louisiana Life Magazine or New Orleans Magazine website. To learn more about Dr. McLellan and Dr. Mushatt, visit faculty section of the Tulane University School of Medicine Infectious Diseases web site.

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