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Information for Applicants

Thank you for your interest in the NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP)/Weill Cornell Medicine’s Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program. Our program is designed to train academic physicians primarily for positions which combine practice with research (laboratory, clinical or epidemiological). Preference is given to candidates seeking three years of training. Fellows are eligible to sit on the Boards in the Subspecialty of Infectious Diseases after the second year of training.

For additional information, please explore our division's website and review our division brochure which highlights the clinical, research, and supplemental training opportunities that our program offers. In it you will find a more detailed description of the training program, a sample schedule, a description of conferences, and summaries of our faculty and fellow research interests, recent publications, and current grants.

All applications for our program should be submitted through the Electronic Residency Applications Service (ERAS). In general, applicants shall be U.S. citizens or green card holders because of our funding sources for trainees. Occasionally, J or O visas can be accommodated. For the 2020 interview season, all interviews will be conducted virtually. We fully recognize the disruption in housestaff training caused by COVID-19. Please know that we will take this into account as we review applications this year.

Applications must include the following documentation:

  • All required ERAS Application fields
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Residency Program Director's Letter of Recommendation
  • Two additional letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Photograph

We look forward to receiving your application!

Infectious Diseases Fellowship Directors


Matthew Simon, M.D., M.S.
Fellowship Program Director

Priya Kodiyanplakkal, M.D.
Associate Fellowship Program Director

Ole Vielemeyer, M.D.
Associate Fellowship Program Director

Contact Information

Infectious Diseases

Roy M. Gulick, M.D., Chief

Avi Bueno, Administrator
Tel: (212) 746-4914
Fax: (212) 746-8675

Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

Matthew S. Simon, M.D., Program Director
Rosy Priya L. Kodiyanplakkal, M.D, Assistant Program Director
Ole Vielemeyer, M.D., Assistant Program Director

Marisol Valentin, Program Coordinator
1300 York Avenue, A-421
New York, NY 10065
Tel: (212) 746-7602
Fax: (212) 746-8675

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