Division of Infectious Diseases

Begin your registration for the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Infectious Diseases Fellows' Forum.

Date & Time: Friday, April 21, 2017 (7:30 am to 5 pm)

Location: Smilow Center for Translational Research
Arthur Rubenstein Auditorium
3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Important Dates

  • Abstract Deadline: April 1, 2017
    (Please submit to Dr. Stephen Gluckman)
  • Registration Deadline: April 14, 2017


  1. Give fellows a forum to present abstracts of their research. (All submitted abstracts will be accepted as oral presentations or posters.)
  2. Network.
  3. Attract potentially interested residents and students to our discipline.


  • Infectious Diseases fellows and faculty
  • Residents and students who have an interest in infectious diseases
  • Other interested individuals (ID pharmacists, public health practitioners, etc.)


7:30 am Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome: Stephen Gluckman

FELLOW ABSTRACT SESSION, 1: Facilitator, Ebbing Lautenbach (Penn)
8:15 am Abstract 1
8:30 am Abstract 2
8:45 am Abstract 3
9:00 am Non-traditional ID roles: From Small Hospitals to Big Athletes Deverick Anderson (Duke)
9:30 am Break, Poster viewing

FELLOW ABSTRACT SESSION, 2: Facilitator, Robert Gross (Penn)
9:50 am Abstract 4
10:05 am Abstract 5
10:20 am Abstract 6
10:35 am Will there be an effective HSV vaccine before I am no longer at Risk? Harvey Friedman (Penn)
11:00 am Unknown case presentations: Dr. DiNubile (Merck), Framow (Cooper), Stern (Pennsylvania)
12:00 pm Lunch, Poster Viewing, Networking

1:00 pm Interpreting HIV resistance testing: Karam Mounzer (Philadelphia Fight)
1:15 pm IDSA: What can we do for you? Tom Fekete (Temple, IDSA)
1:30 pm What should you do when the viral load is suppressed but the CD4 count does not rise? Ian Frank (Penn)
1:45 pm Cidal v Static therapy: does it matter? Keith Hamilton (Penn)
2:00 pm Translational research: FMT and bone marrow transplantation: Ying Taur (Sloan-Kettering)
2:30 pm Break, Poster Viewing
3:00 pm Tuberculosis: from history to the 21st century: David Schlossberg (Philadelphia Department of Health)
3:30 pm (Topic to be determined) Bennett Lorber (Temple)
4:00 pm Fellow vs. Faculty Jeopardy: Kathleen Murphy and Sue Giangrasso (Penn)
4:50 pm Closing Remarks
5:00 pm Wine and Cheese Reception


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