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Careers in A/I: Training Programs - Puerto Rico

University of Puerto Rico Program

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
PO Box 365067
San Juan, PR 00936-5069
Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext 1825
Fax: (787) 764-6839

Program Director
Sylvette Nazario-Jimenez, MD
Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext1825

Program Administrator
Maria Bidot
Phone: (787) 758-2525 ext 1825

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 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, Eosinophilia, immune deficiencies and autoimmune diseases. The specialists may serve as consultants,   educators and clinician 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. It promotes the conduction of clinical, translational, and quality/safety research on allergic immunologic conditions affecting this predominantly Latino community.

Trainees Accepted Each Year

Duration of Fellowship
2 years

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

Electives for Residents and Students
Yes upon request

Special Requirements
Completely fluent reading, writing and understanding Spanish.