Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine


The mission of the Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine is to be an internationally outstanding academic center. Our faculty members conduct research, analyze policy, deliver clinical care, and provide specialized training to healthcare providers locally, nationally and internationally. Our goal is to be a resource for infectious disease identification, prevention and treatment issues, including bioterrorism and the emergence of new pathogens.

  • Kami Kim Headshot 2020 Kami Kim, MD, FACP

    Szentivanyi Professor of Medicine, Director

  • Charurut Somboonwit - Sized Charurut Somboonwit, MD, FACP

    Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of Operations

Division News

Telehealth imageCongratulations to USF/James A. Haley Veteran's Hospital ID faculty, Dr. Jamie Morano, who has successfully worked with Dr. Charurut Somboonwit and FL Department of Health (FL-DOH) clinical team to bring video telehealth services to our FL DOH clinical services. 

After nearly a year of collaborative planning, we are pleased to announce the implementation of our new clinical video telehealth program at the Specialty Care Center at the DOH in Hillsborough County.  This program allows our clinical providers to provide care through video on-demand telehealth platforms to patients across Hillsborough County.


. TAMPA, Fla. (July 23, 2021)– New data provided by University of South Florida College of Public Health epidemiologist Edwin Michael, PhD, and colleague Ken Newcomb shows that there’s been a 70 percent drop in the rate of people getting vaccinated in Hillsborough County since April. There are curre … [read more]
In the video above, USF Health leaders and frontline workers look back on the successes, challenges and emotions they experienced while dealing with an incredibly challenging year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Their stories include developing testing supplies now used around the world, creating progr … [read more]
3-D illustration of bacteria Peptostreptococcus, which are part of the human microbiome in the gut and can cause inflammation. TAMPA, Fla (July 21, 2021) – USF Health today announced the launch of a major university-wide institute dedicated to harnessing the huge populations of bacteria, viruses, fu … [read more]
The new organization is on target for an October 2021 launch, and will form one of the largest academic medical groups in the state of Florida. Tampa, FL (July 16, 2021) – Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida are progressing with their new enhanced affiliation, defining a name … [read more]
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2022 Recruitment Timeline:
  • July 21, 2021: PostOffice opens to programs to begin downloading applications
  • September to early November 2021: Interviews conducted
  • October 15, 2021: Application deadline
  • Match results available: December 1, 2021
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