The Communicable Disease Center (CDC) aims to provide excellence in specialized clinical services, research and medical informatics. The Center provides a stimulating academic environment that will support education and research for the purpose of enhancing care for people living with communicable diseases. The Center creates opportunities for the training of medical students, residents, fellows and other clinical professionals, including nurses, and lead research in the field of infectious diseases in collaboration with academic health partners.
CDC implements JCI (Joint Commission International), LCME (Liaison
Committee on Medical Education), and ACGME-I (Accreditation Council for
Graduate Medical Education International) accreditation standards and
complement the services for patients with infectious diseases provided
throughout HMC clinical departments and facilities.