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Duke University Hospital Program

Address
DUMC Box 2644, 203 Research Dr, Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-8657
Fax: (919) 668-3750
Email: debra.preddy@dm.duke.edu

Program Director
Joseph Roberts, MD, PhD
Phone: (919) 684-8657
Email: rober060@mc.duke.edu

Program Coordinator
Debbie Preddy
Phone: (919) 684-8657
Email: debra.preddy@dm.duke.edu

Major Goals of Training Program
The goal of the Pediatric Allergy Training Program is to train physicians as excellent Allergy/Immunology Specialists. The Fellowship Training Program meets this goal by building on the established tradition of excellence while developing new ideas in the following areas: mentorship/professional development, fellowship balance, education, patient care, and research.  See http://pediatrics.duke.edu/divisions/allergy-and-immunology/education/fellowship-program-summary for further details.

Trainees Accepted Each Year
2  (Pediatics, Medicine, or Combined Medicine-Pediatrics trained)

Duration of Fellowship
2 years, with an option for a third research year

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
12 (7 academics, 2 industry, 1 government, 1 military,  1 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
ABIM or ABP eligible or certified at time of entry

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University of North Carolina Hospitals Program

Address
Allergy Immunology Training Program
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Campus Box 7280
3300 Thurston Building
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7280
Website: www.med.unc.edu/tarc/for-professionals/allergy-and-immunology-fellowship-program

Program Director
Edwin Kim, MD,MS
Email: edwinkim@email.unc.edu

Program Coordinator
Randi Winter
Phone: (919) 966-9850
Email: rwinter@email.unc.edu

Major Goals of Training Program
The primary purpose of this training program is to train physicians to be investigators, teachers, and practitioners of allergy/immunology. Research in this multidisciplinary program centers on: airways inflammation, asthma, environmental allergies, food allergy, and delayed anaphylaxis to mammalian meat. A major emphasis is placed on training physician-scientists.

Trainees Accepted Each Year
2 (internal medicine, pediatrics, or med-peds trained)

Duration of Fellowship
3 years

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
9 graduates: Academic, 3; Practice, 5; Industry, 1

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
Adult rheumatology (special permission required)

Electives for Residents and Students
Yes

Special Requirements
ABIM or ABP eligible or certified. Applications from under-represented minorities are encouraged.

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Wake Forest University School of Medicine Program

Address
Center for Human Genomics
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1054
Phone: (336) 716-0752
Fax: (336) 716-7277
Email: sshields@wakehealth.edu

Program Director
Jason W. Caldwell, DO
Phone: (336) 716-5166
Email: jcaldwel@wfubmc.edu

Program Coordinator
Shannon Shields
Phone: (336) 716-0752
Email: sshields@wakehealth.edu

Major Goals of Training Program
This single, totally integrated internal medicine-pediatric program provides comprehensive exposure to allergic and immunologic diseases in adults and children. The clinical experience is notable for a rich mixture of adult and pediatric patients with diverse clinical problems including asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis, atopic dermatitis, urticaria and angioedema, venom and drug hypersensitivity, food allergy, and immune deficiency disorders. The program includes research opportunities in an active research environment encompassing clinical and translational research. Fellow research opportunities are facilitated by several program faculty having appointments in the Wake Forest University Center for Human Genomics, a leading center for asthma genomics, and the Wake Forest Translational Research Institute.

Trainees Accepted Each Year
1

Duration of Fellowship
2 years

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
5 in private practice (3 medicine, 2 pediatrics trained)

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
Eligibility for ABP or ABIM at time of entry

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