Interactive Session:
8. Challenging Cases in Tropical Medicine
Thursday, October 20, 2011: 12:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: Grand Ballroom (East-West)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss challenges in diagnosis and management of infectious diseases of the tropics
  • refine clinical thinking using the examples demonstrated by the panelists in working through cases
  • assess clinical acumen in tropical medicine

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, HIV Clinicians, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Global ID, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Interactive Moderators:  Joel D. Brown, MD, FIDSA, The Queens Medical Center and Louis Weiss, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


12:30 PM
Interactive Panelist
Susan McLellan, MD, MPH, FIDSA

12:50 PM
Interactive Panelist
Alan J. Magill, MD, FACP, FIDSA

1:10 PM
Interactive Panelist
Edward T. Ryan, MD, DTMH, FIDSA

1:30 PM
Interactive Panelist
James Maguire, MD

CME Credits: Maximum of 2.0 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2.0 application-based contact hours (0.2 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-133-L01-P


J. D. Brown, None

L. Weiss, National Institues of Health : Grant Investigator, Grant recipient

S. McLellan, None

E. T. Ryan, None

J. Maguire, None

A. J. Magill, None

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