Hooked on ID

with Gitanjali Pai MD, AAHIVS

Infectious Disease News, August 2019
As a young medical student, I learned how tiny organisms could wreak great havoc in this world — which exposed me to the world of ID early in…
Hooked on ID

with Niraj C. Patel, MD, MS

Infectious Disease News, July 2019
Although subspecialization training encompassing two fellowships is almost unheard of, this experience is where I began my journey in infectious…
Hooked on ID

with Joseph D. Cooper, MD

Infectious Disease News, June 2019
It was my first week of intern year, in the medical ICU. He presented in extremis and died within 90 minutes. He was reportedly bitten by his dog 3…
Hooked on ID

with Cassandra Calabrese, DO

Infectious Disease News, May 2019
My path toward the field of infectious diseases was a bit winding. My love for immunology began at a young age. I was inspired to become an…
Hooked on ID

with Kelly Cawcutt, MD, MS

Infectious Disease News, April 2019
The phone call came while I was celebrating Christmas with my husband’s family during my first year of medical school. My grandfather, a World…
Hooked on ID

with Dharushana Muthulingam, MD

Infectious Disease News, March 2019
“Typhus is not dead. It will live on for centuries and it will continue to break into the open whenever human stupidity and brutality give it a…
Hooked on ID

with Anthony P. Cannella, MD, MSc, FACP

Infectious Disease News, February 2019
As a fourth-year medical student at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, I did an elective rotation with Dr. John Greene at Moffitt…
Hooked on ID

with Paul A. Volberding, MD

Infectious Disease News, January 2019
I followed a somewhat circuitous route to a career in ID. In medical school and residency, I was strongly drawn to oncology but got a bit distracted…
Hooked on ID

with Jasmine R. Marcelin, MD

Infectious Disease News, December 2018
My path to medicine began at age 8 years, after seeking career counsel from my pediatrician. During medical school, clever microorganisms and the…
Hooked on ID

with Jason P. Burnham, MD

Infectious Disease News, November 2018
Hernán Cortés and Pánfilo de Narváez brought smallpox to the Americas in 1520. Due to a lack of immunity, the native…