Meet-the-Professor Session:
26. Outbreak Investigations in our Sickest Patients
Friday, October 21, 2011: 7:30 AM-8:30 AM
Room: 252AB

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • describe epidemiologic and laboratory methods for investigating outbreaks, and
  • list current examples of investigation and control measures in outbreaks among transplant and immunocompromised patients

Target Audience: Public Health Practitioners, Microbiologists, Infection Preventionists, Hospital Epidemiologists, Fellows-in-Training, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Deborah Yokoe, MD, MPH, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Alexander Kallen, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


7:30 AM
Deborah Yokoe, MD, MPH

8:00 AM
Alexander Kallen, MD, MPH

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.0 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: This session is not eligible for CPE credit.

ACPE Number:


D. Yokoe, None

A. Kallen, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.