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University of Kansas School of Medicine Program

Address
University of Kansas Medical Center
Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology
5026 Wescoe, MS 2026
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160-7317
Phone: (913) 588-6008
Fax: (913) 588-3987
Email: khinshaw@kumc.edu

Allergy Program Director
John Martinez, MD
Phone: 913-588-6009
Email: jmartinez2@kumc.edu

Assistant Director
Selina A. Gierer
Phone: 913-588-6009
Email: sgierer@kumc.edu

Division Director
Mehrdad Maz, MD
Email: mmaz@kumc.edu

Major Goals of Training Program
The program is a combined internal medicine/pediatric fellowship with entry tracks for individuals who have successfully completed their training in pediatrics or internal medicine. Both tracks offer extensive clinical experience in allergic diseases of the respiratory system, autoimmune diseases, immune skin diseases, and both congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies. Trainees with a background in pediatrics or medicine spend approximately 25% of their time in clinical training in internal medicine or pediatrics respectively. All trainees are required to actively participate in either clinical research or a laboratory-based research project and present their research projects at national meetings and submit them for publication in peer reviewed journals.

Trainees Accepted Each Year
1-2, depending on funding

Duration of Fellowship
2-3 years

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
10 double fellows (Allergy-Immunology and Rheumatology), 9 (7 private practice; 1 academic, 1 further training)

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
Allergy/Immunology/Adult Rheumatology

Electives for Residents and Students
Yes

Special Requirements
ABP or ABIM eligibility

AAAAI - American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology