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Our VisionOur StrengthsOur Future


The University of Washington’s Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which is housed within the Department of Medicine, has over 75 full-time faculty members, 50 clinical faculty members, and 15 adjunct or affiliate faculty members.

Our Vision

  • To advance the Division by optimally adapting to changing opportunities to retain excellence
  • To develop research in unique and emerging areas
  • To encourage clinical prowess
  • To provide an outstanding training environment for postdoctoral fellows, medical residents, medical students, and graduate students.
  • To provide excellent administrative service to facilitate stellar accomplishments


Our Strengths

Alumni success in academic medicine & many other pursuits

  • 80% of our graduates are employed in academic medicine across the United States and around the world, holding titles at such institutions as Massachusetts General Hospital, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of California at San Francisco, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and many others.

  • Many of our other graduates are leaders in their fields, holding positisions at the Centers for Disease Control, the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the World Health Organization, and many other internationally recognized organizations.

Strongest Research Division in UW Department of Medicine

Our Future

Strengthen Core Mission

  • To strengthen biodefense, host defense, emerging ID research, and vaccines
  • To recruit in pandemic flu & resistant bacteria
  • To co-recruit with other units, such as Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington's Departments of Immunology and Microbiology
  • To grow in regional HIV care centers, providing a model for HIV care in the United States

Continue to develop the Center for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases (CERID) in South Lake Union

  • Center for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Faculty: AID, Microbiology, Immunology, others

Form Alliances for International ID



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