The Abrazo Health Network's Infectious Diseases Fellowship is a two-year Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited fellowship program launching in 2023.


  • A family of fellows, faculty and staff collaboratively endeavoring to serve our local community.


  • For those with a calling to heal, we provide the skills to care for anyone, anywhere, at any time.


  • Exposure to broad pathology
  • Excellence in quality improvement
  • Foundation in evidence-based medicine
  • Provide cutting-edge care


The primary site for this program is Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital with other inpatient rotations at Abrazo Arrowhead and the Abrazo West campuses. There are also two-week blocks at the Abrazo Central campus in the microbiology lab in the first year of the program.

Fellows will also have one half-day session per week in a continuity clinic in addition to an HIV specialty clinic.

Electives also include Pediatric, Transplant, and Research rotations.


Two-hourly didactics sessions occur weekly (every Tuesday) and comprise the core lecture series, fellow case presentations, morbidity and mortality, grand rounds, and journal club.

Program Highlights

  • 24-hour access to Midwestern University’s library resources
  • Access to Midwestern University’s simulation lab that includes simulation patients, mannequins and task trainer resources
  • Space dedicated to educational activities including computer stations and safe and convenient call rooms
  • Meals provided while on duty
  • Use of electronic medical records
  • One of only two ID fellowship programs in Phoenix
  • Exposure to a broad array of pathologies
  • Strong focus on wellness
  • HIV clinic experience
  • Annual stipend to attend national meetings
  • Educational allowance - $1,000/CME allowance $ 3,500 (details per fellow contract)
  • Elective rotation at a children's hospital