- Allergy and Immunology
- Education and Training
- Allergy and Immunology Fellowship
- Outpatient Clinic: three half-day clinics: divided equally between adult and pediatric clinics
- Inpatient Service: approximately six months of pediatric coverage and six months of adult coverage.
- Weekend calls are divided among fellows. Night call is taken from home by beeper.
- Outpatient Clinic: two half-day clinics per week (one adult, one pediatric)
- Inpatient Service: up to one month weekday coverage. Some weekend coverage shared with first year fellows.
- The majority of the second year is devoted to research.
- Biweekly career development meetings are held with Dr. Celedon
- With assistance from mentorship committee, fellows explore interests and identify potential research mentors.
- Primarily focused on research, with limited clinical responsibilities as above. Research oversight committee meetings held quarterly.
- Fellows are expected to present research at national meeting, with the goal of preparing a manuscript for publication by the end of fellowship training.
- Allergy/Immunology Grand Rounds occur on Tuesday mornings at 7:15am. Presentations are made by: 1) faculty and fellows from within the division; 2) faculty from the University of Pittsburgh; and 3) nationally known speakers from outside the university. Each fellow is expected to present at Grand Rounds twice per year.
- Allergy/Immunology Case Conference occur on Tuesday morning at 7:15am approximately once per month, in place of Grand Rounds. The conference is attended by divisional faculty, fellows, and community allergists/immunologists.
- Primary Immunodeficiency Review is held monthly. Each conference features one fellow who presents an overview of one of the primary immunodeficiency diseases.
- Immunology Review, using a basic immunology textbook, is held every other week.
- Board Review is held every other week. The course uses textbooks, review materials, DVD recorded lectures, and questions and answers to review material for the boards.
- Allergy/Immunology Journal Club is held monthly with the adult and pediatric faculty, as well as with fellows.
- Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy & Immunology Journal club is held every other month with pediatric pulmonologists and allergist/immunologists.
- Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy & Immunology Research conference is held monthly. Fellows and faculty present findings from ongoing research projects.
- UPMC Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine (PACCM) offers a comprehensive conference schedule, with regularly scheduled presentations held throughout the academic year.