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University of Puerto Rico Program

Address
Allergy Immunology Program
UPR School of Medicine, Department of Medicine
PO Box 365067
San Juan, PR 00936-5067
Phone: (787) 785-2525 ext1825
Fax: (787) 764-6839
Email: sylvette.nazario@upr.edu
Website: md.rcm.upr.edu/rai/allergy-immunology-section/

Program Director
Sylvette Nazario-Jimenez, MD
Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext1825
Email: sylvette.nazario@upr.edu

Program Coordinator
Gladys Colon-Rivera
Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext 1876, 1828; (787) 751-6034
Email: gladys.colon2@upr.edu

Major Goals of Training Program
Major Goals of Training Program    The primary goal of the UPR Allergy & Immunology Training Program is to provide our residents physicians with a two (2) year, comprehensive graduate medical education experience in a learning environment which assist them in developing the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and professionalism necessary for a demonstrated sufficient competence to enter the practice of Allergy & Immunology without direct supervision. The program intends to provide state of the art clinical training in Allergy & Immunology in order to adequately diagnose and treat clinical conditions such as asthma, rhino-sinusitis, dermatitis, drug and food allergies, anaphylaxis, urticaria/ angioedema, immune deficiencies and autoimmune diseases. The specialists may serve as consultants, educators and physician scientists for these conditions. The program also intends to develop a solid foundation on basic immunology in order to understand and manage these clinical conditions in patients of all ages.

Trainees Accepted Each Year
1

Duration of Fellowship
2 years

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
4 graduates, one in academics, the other in clinical 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
n/a

Electives for Residents and Students
Yes

Special Requirements
Fluent in Spanish

AAAAI - American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology