Division of Infectious Diseases

Begin your registration for the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Infectious Diseases Fellows' Forum.

Date & Time: Friday, April 13, 2018 (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: March 25, 2018
    (Please submit to Dr. Stephen Gluckman)
  • Registration Deadline: April 8, 2018

Goals

  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.

Invitees

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

Program

7:30 am Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome: Stephen J. Gluckman, (Penn)
8:05 - 8:50 am FELLOW PRESENTATIONS, SESSION I: Facilitator, Ebbing Lautenbach, (Penn)
8:05 am Abstract 1
8:20 am Abstract 2
8:35 am Abstract 3
8:50 - 9:20 am TOPIC REVIEW: Management of Infection in Prosthetic Joints. Elie Berbari (Mayo)
9:20 am BREAK
9:35 - 10:25 am FELLOW PRESENTATIONS, SESSION II: Facilitator, Robert Gross (Penn)
9:35 am Abstract 4
9:50 am Abstract 5
10:05 am Abstract 6

TOPIC REVIEWS
10:25 am "What causes nontuberculous mycobacterial disease?" Steve Holland (NIH)
10:55 pm Broadly neutralizing antibodies: Katie Bar (Penn)
11:15 pm UNKNOWN CASE PRESENTATIONS: Moderaor: Valerianna K. Amorosa, Panel members: Mark J. DiNubile MD, Henry S. Framow (Cooper) MD, John J. Stern, MD (Pennsylvania), Rafik Samuel, MD (Temple)
12:00 - 1:15 pm LUNCH, POSTER VIEWING, NETWORKING (PLEASE VISIT THE POSTERS)
  TOPIC REVIEWS
1:15 pm NGU: Steven Berry (Johns Hopkins)
1:45 pm Mechanisms and management of fever. Philip MacKowiak (Maryland)

TOPIC REVIEWS; FAST FACTS FOR FELLOWS
2:15 pm Does the influenza vaccine work? Scott Hensley (Penn)
2:30 pm Update on the Zika vaccine. Pablo Tebas (Penn)
2:45 pm The Complexity of Simple Things: A Sociological Perspective on Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship: Julia Szymczak (Penn)
3:00 - 3:20 pm BREAK, POSTER VIEWING

PRO/CON DEBATE
3:20 - 3:50 pm Show we continue to isolate for MRSA? David Pegues (Penn) v. Mchael David (Penn)
4:00 pm Fellow v. Faculty Jeopardy

Closing Remarks
4:45 pm Wine and Cheese Reception

Registration

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