Department of Medicine

Allergy and Immunology Fellowship

Master
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Tracks

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The Baylor College of Medicine Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Program is a two-year program, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and offers the following training options: 

  • Medicine Track (1 spot per year) - Two-year program in Allergy and Immunology 
  • Pediatric Track (2 spots per year) - Two-year program in Allergy and Immunology

Both tracks offer in-depth clinical and research experiences in allergic and immunologic diseases, with significant opportunities for cross-training. Expansion of training to three years is possible in either track with admission to an NIH T32 training program in immunology or clinical research. Successful completion of the program provides eligibility to take the American Board of Allergy and Immunology certifying exam. 

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Training

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We offer training in the diagnosis and treatment of the following conditions:

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis and Allergic skin disorders
  • Chronic rhinitis and sinusitis
  • Chronic urticaria and Angioedema
  • Food, Drug, and Environmental allergies
  • Immune deficiency (primary and secondary)

We further offer exposure to a wide variety of other chronic airway inflammatory conditions including emphysema, bronchiectasis, chronic bronchitis, pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis and many others. Our fellows further become expert in the following diagnostic techniques and procedures: 

  • Allergen skin testing 
  • Allergen immunotherapy  
  • Chest computed tomography  
  • Drug allergy desensitization 
  • Flow cytometry 
  • Food Challenges & desensitization
  • Pulmonary function tests  
  • Rhinoscopy 
  • Sinus computed tomography  
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Training Sites

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Clinical and research training occurs in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings across Baylor College of Medicine and affiliated hospitals. Significant cross-training in both tracks achieves excellent and well-rounded clinical training in both pediatric and adult allergic and immunologic diseases. View our program training sites

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