Who are we?

Our team

We are a community of over 75 full-time faculty members, 50 clinical faculty members, and 15 adjunct and affiliate faculty members. Our faculty have been both nationally and internationally recognized for their work in phagocyte biology and function, immuno-compromised hosts, HIV/AIDS, and other viral diseases.

Our mission

Our mission is to promote excellence in training, scholarship, and clinical care in Allergy and Infectious Diseases. At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. Our vision of promoting diversity includes providing opportunities to underrepresented and/or disadvantaged groups and individuals.

Our culture

We strive to create an atmosphere that fosters diversity for its intrinsic importance and the benefits that it brings to individuals, institutions, and society. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all. 

What do we offer?

Patient Care

We provide care to patients with infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, tropical diseases and travel related infections, and the entire spectrum of bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections.


We offer research training or participatory experiences in 9 areas of special emphasis for senior fellows, residents, medical students and undergraduates. We encourage all students to consider our programs and research opportunities.


Our Division offers fellowship training programs in Infectious Disease, Allergy and Immunology, and Global and Rural Health.