Life During ID Fellowship: Schedules, Wellness and Work-Life Balance

Weeks on clinical service over the 2 years of general ID Fellowship:

  • 5 months/ year of required inpatient consult service.
  • Weekly half a day continuity clinic and two 2-week ambulatory blocks of subspecialty clinics in a year.
  • Other months are protected for research or electives.

Weekend call: Average of 1 weekend or less per month while at Houston Methodist Hospital. The call schedule for away rotations will be based on the specific institutional polices.

  • HMAI Education Wellness Flyer

  • A culture of wellness with access to virtual and in person wellness resources

  • Free access to employee fitness center ( exercises, classes, yoga)

  • Dedicated lounge with badge access exclusively for fellows and residents with daily snack that the fellows can use as a "quiet space" to relax.

  • Break room in the ID division with snacks and a coffee ( latte & hot chocolate) machine.

  • Exclusive Conference room for rounding with state-of-the art audio visual and wireless conferencing technology