Allergy and Immunology Fellowship

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  • Allergy and Immunology Fellowship

    Address for applications - ERAS only 

    Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Program 
                University of Mississippi Medical Center 
                768 Lakeland Drive, LJ Building 
                Jackson, MS 39216-4505 
                Phone: (601) 815-1078 
                Fax: (601) 984-6994 
                E-mail: skemp@umc.edu

    Program Faculty

    Certification(s)

     Special Interests

    Richard D. deShazo, MD 1,3 

    ABIM, ABAI*, Rheum, Geriatrics

    Allergic fungal sinusitis, asthma, drug allergy, autoimmunity, fire ant allergy

    Stephen F. Kemp, MD 1,4

    ABIM*, ABAI*

    Anaphylaxis, asthma, rhinoscopy, drug allergy, clinical immunology, fire ant allergy

    Gailen D. Marshall Jr., MD, PhD 1,2,3,4

    ABIM, ABAI*, CLI

    Immunoregulation, psychoneuro-immunology, asthma risk in rhinitis, elevated IgE in non-allergic conditions

    Lindsey McMullan, MD

    ABIM, ABAI-eligible

    Drug allergy, allergic rhinitis, asthma,  insect allergy

    Anne B. Yates, MD 1,4

    ABP, ABAI*

    Asthma, immunodeficiency, insect allergy, drug allergy

    Faculty table legend

    • 1 - Clinical training
    • 2 - Translational research
    • 3 - Clinical research
    • 4 - Full-time (academic) faculty
    • ABAI - American Board of Allergy and Immunology
    • ABP - American Board of Pediatrics
    • ABIM - American Board of Internal Medicine
    • CLI - Clinical and Laboratory Immunology
    • * - Participant in maintenance of certification

    Major goals of training program

    This is a fully integrated medicine-pediatrics program that permits entry of residents trained in internal medicine, pediatrics, or both. Trainees receive in-depth experience in the diagnosis and management of the full spectrum of allergic and immunologic diseases in both children and adults. Subspecialty residents are involved in outpatient and consultative care at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Hospitals and Clinics, Delta Health Alliance Asthma Clinic, and the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center. They are expected to conduct and teach clinical and translational/basic research, which results in presentations at regional and national meetings and in publications in select peer-reviewed journals.

    Trainees accepted each year:

    1-2
    Duration of fellowship:

    2 years (optional third year for dedicated research)

    Number of graduates last five years and subsequent career choice:

    As of 7/1/12, 10 (three academic; seven private practice)

    Application deadline:

    Dec. 31; Participant in ERAS/NRMP

    Joint residency (fellowship) availability:None
    Electives for residents and students:

    Yes

    Special requirements:

    ABP or ABIM eligibility; U.S. citizen, permanent U.S. resident, or J-1 visa

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