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Emory University Program

Address
2015 Uppergate Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: (404) 727-0903
Fax: (404) 727-8213
Email: Katherine.n.farmer@emory.edu
Website: http://www.pediatrics.emory.edu/divisions/pulmonary/fellowship_allergy.html

Program Director
Lisa J. Kobrynski, MD, MPH
Phone: (404) 727-3575
Email: lkobryn@emory.edu

Assistant Program Director
Kiran P. Patel, MD
Phone: (404) 785-5437
Email: kiran.patel@emory.edu

Program Coordinator
Kathy Farmer
Phone: (404) 727-0903
Email: Katherine.n.farmer@emory.edu

Major Goals of Training Program
Educate physician scientists to be leaders and pursue a career of clinical Excellence in allergy and Immunology

Trainees Accepted Each Year
One

Duration of Fellowship
Two

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
5 – 2 in academic A/I, 3 in private practice

Application Deadline
Please refer to the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) website for fellowship match information in regards to the fellowship timeline, application deadlines and additional important dates.

Joint Residency (Fellowship) Availability
No

Electives for Residents and Students
Yes

Special Requirements
Completion of health safety requirements.

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Medical College of Georgia Program

Address
Medical College of Georgia
Allergy-Immunology
1120 15th Street, BG-1009
Augusta, GA  30912
Phone: (706) 721-3531
Fax: (706) 721-2527
Email: bdolen@mcg.edu
Website: http://www.augusta.edu/mcg/residents/pedsresidency/aires.php

Program Director
William K. Dolen, MD
Phone: (706) 721-3531
Email: bdolen@augusta.edu

Program Coordinator
Tracy Chavous
Phone: (706) 721-3531
Email: tchavous@augusta.edu

Major Goals of Training Program
The goal of the program is to prepare specialists in allergy-immunology to provide excellent, expert medical care for patients of all ages with allergic and immunologic diseases, to be allergy-immunology consultants, clinician-educators, and to be lifelong learners staying abreast of developments in the field.

This is a totally integrated Pediatric/Internal Medicine program, providing experience with patients of all ages throughout the entire fellowship.

Fellows are expected to participate actively in the academic life of the institution, to conduct clinical and bench research projects, to make presentations at state, regional and national meetings, and to prepare peer-reviewed publications.

There is major research emphasis is on development of asthma in children, allergic fungal sinusitis, and allergen characterization. Fellows are also encouraged to develop their own interests and projects.

Trainees Accepted Each Year
1 Medicine (subject to available funding), 1 Pediatric (subject to available funding)

Duration of Fellowship
2 years

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
Pediatrics: 4 (4 private), Medicine: 4 (3 private, 1 academic), Med-peds: 1 (1 private)

Application Deadline
Please refer to the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) website for fellowship match information in regards to the fellowship timeline, application deadlines and additional important dates.

Joint Residency (Fellowship) Availability
No

Electives for Residents and Students
Yes

Special Requirements
ABIM or ABP certified or eligible

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