The unit is involved in both undergraduate and post graduate teaching as well as continuing medical education. The unit often hosts medical officers, foreign doctors/medical students from CAPRISA at ward rounds and clinics. 


2nd, 3rd and 4th year students are taught using large group resource sessions. 3rd, 4th and final year students are given bedside tutorials in both ID and general medical topics. Teaching ward rounds on general medicine and ID are held at King Edward hospital on intake days. 


The Department participates fully in the educational activities of the Division of Medicine. Topics in infectious Diseases are covered in the journal clubs and basic sciences meeting held in the Department of General Medicine.

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