Meet-the-Professor Session:
104. Top Papers in Antimicrobial Pharmacotherapy
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Room: 204AB

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • summarize the most influential papers related to infectious disease pharmacotherapy in 2010-2011
  • discuss the significance of recent publications regarding antimicrobial stewardship, clinical application of pharmacodynamics, drug resistance, and new drug development
  • develop evidence-based strategies for antimicrobial stewardship, application of pharmacodynamic principles, and treatment of patients with serious infectious diseases

Target Audience: Researchers, Pharmacists, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  David Gilbert, MD, FIDSA, Providence-Portland Medical Center and William A. Craig, MD, FIDSA, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health


7:00 AM
David Gilbert, MD, FIDSA

7:30 AM
William A. Craig, MD, FIDSA

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

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.1 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-119-L01-P


D. Gilbert, achaogen: Consultant, Consulting fee
antiviral inc: Consultant, Consulting fee
merck: Consultant, Consulting fee

W. A. Craig, Cerexa: Research Contractor, Research support
Forest Pharmaceuticals: Consultant, Consulting fee
Nabriva: Consultant and Research Contractor, Consulting fee and Research support
Medicines Group: Consultant, Consulting fee

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.