In addition to a focus on diagnostics, Dr. Briggs have a keen interest in teaching. Infectious complications manifest in every medical specialty. Therefore, good foundational frameworks in infectious disease concepts allows medical students, residents, and fellows to better care for their patients regardless of specialty or subspecialty training.
Clinical Assistant Professor (Voluntary) - Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases (SMD)
Residency & Fellowship
Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of California San Francisco. 2016 - 2019
Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. 2016 - 2019
Residency, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center. 2013 - 2016
Internship, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center. 2012 - 2013
Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center. 2012 - 2016
MD | State University of New York at Buffalo. 2012
PHD | State University of New York at Buffalo. Pathology, Medical Microbiology. 2012
While the field of clinical metagenomics is in its infancy, the potential to improve clinical outcomes and epidemiological investigations is remarkable, making this work both exciting and important especially given recent epidemics and outbreaks where diagnostics are lacking.