Programs and Services
Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
The Antimicrobial Stewardship Program is a collaborative effort to promote the most appropriate choice, dose, duration, and route of antimicrobial therapy. The overall goal is to improve outcomes while decreasing adverse effects of antibiotic therapy.
The Vaccine Research Center, a NIH-funded Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit, conducts clinical research trials of investigational therapies and vaccines against infectious diseases in individuals of all ages (newborns through elderly).
HIV Family Care Center
The HIV Family Care Center, run by the Divisions of Adolescent Medicine and Infectious Diseases, is a comprehensive care program for infants through young adults (age 22) exposed to and/or infected by HIV.
Immunocompromised Host ID Service
The Immunocompromised Host ID Service provides comprehensive consultations including evaluation and treatment of infectious diseases in immunocompromised hosts. We care for patients on chemotherapy and patients undergoing solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
The Infection Prevention & Control Program conducts surveillance for infectious diseases diagnosed within the hospital. The program works with local, regional and national programs to track and report infectious diseases.
Social workers, education specialists, psychologists, and physicians work together to offer comprehensive consultations to parents of internationally adopted children both before and after adoption.
Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT)
Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) provides treatment plans and follow up appointments for hospitalized children who will require long-term management of antibiotics to manage infection after discharge from the hospital.