Welcome

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Michael L. Sands, M.D., M.P.H. and T.M., FIDSA
Chief

Welcome to the website for the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Division of Infectious Disease. Our division's mission is to provide excellence in the diagnosis and management of all infectious diseases. We provide inpatient and outpatient infectious disease consultations, pre- and post-travel consultation and direct hospital infection control activities at UF Health Jacksonville.

The Division also sponsors a two-year, ACGME-accredited infectious disease fellowship program.

Thank you for your interest in our division and we encourage you to learn more about our fellowship program, physicians and the health care services we provide. For any additional questions, please contact us.

Michael L. Sands, M.D., M.P.H. and T.M., FIDSA
Chief, Division of Infectious Disease; Program Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship

News & Announcements

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Upcoming Events

Mar 4

Uric Acid and Long Term Outcomes in CKD

From 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM

Mar 6

Nephrology Clinical Case Conference

From 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM

Mar 10
Mar 13

Nephrology Clinical Case Conference

From 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM

Mar 17

Oncology Lecture Series: "HIV Malignancies"

From 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM