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Duke University Hospital Program

Address
DUMC Box 2644, 203 Research Dr, Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 27710
Phone: 919-681-2949
Fax: 919-668-3750
Email: rober060@mc.duke.edu

Program Director
Joseph Roberts, MD, PhD
Phone: 919-684-6534
Fax: 919-681-7979
Email: rober060@mc.duke.edu

Program Coordinator
Maxine Cookston
Phone: 919-681-4875
Fax: 919-681-2714
Email: cooks001@mc.duke.edu

Major Goals of Training Program
The primary purpose of this training program is to train physicians in such a way that they will qualify as teachers, investigators and practitioners of allergy/immunology. Research in this program has centered in the past on: 1) IgE immunoregulation in atopic eczema and other allergic diseases; 2) defining the cellular and molecular bases of human primary immunodeficiency diseases; 3) studies of T cell ontogeny, tolerance induction and MHC restriction patterns in human SCID haploidentical stem cell chimeras; and 4) thymic development; 5) mechanism and treatment of food allergy; 6) complement and its role in human disease. Trainees are encouraged to take 3 or more years of training.

Trainees Accepted Each Year
3 to 4 (2-3 Pediatric, 1 Medicine)

Duration of Fellowship
3 years

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
Peds: 13 (5 academic, 8 private); Med: 0

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
Yes

Electives for Residents and Students
Yes

Special Requirements
No

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University of North Carolina Hospitals Program

Address
Allergy Immunology Training Program
University of North Carolina
Campus Box 7280
3300 Thurston Building
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Program Director
Maya R. Jerath, MD, PhD
Email: jerath@med.unc.edu

Program Coordinator
Charlotte Weaver
Phone: (919) 843-3618
Email: mcweaver@med.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, autoimmunity, food allergy, tumor/transplantation immunology and outcomes research. A major emphasis is placed on training physician-scientists.

www.med.unc.edu/tarc/for-professionals/allergy-and-immunology-fellowship-program

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

Duration of Fellowship
2-3 years

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
10 (Med: 6, Peds: 4): Academics: 3, Private practice: 6, 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
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

Director
Jason W. Caldwell, DO FAAAAI
Phone: (336) 716-5166
Fax: (336) 716-7277
Email: jcaldwel@wfubmc.edu

Program Coordinator
Shannon Shields
Phone: (336) 716-0752
Fax: (336) 716-7277
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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