199. Choosing a Career in Infectious Diseases
Saturday, October 5, 2013: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 102 (Gateway Ballroom)
Co-organized with the IDSA ID Training Program Directors' Committee

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review job prospects for medical trainees based on recent job surveys conducted among graduating infectious diseases trainees
  • identify career paths and opportunities within the field of infectious diseases

Target Audience: members-in-training, fellows, Medical students and residents

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Global ID, Adult ID

Moderator:  Leonard Johnson, MD, St. John Hospital and Medical Center


2:00 PM
Public Health
Beth Bell, MD, MPH

2:20 PM
Private Practice
W. Patrick Joseph, MD, FIDSA

2:40 PM
Lucy Tompkins, MD, PhD, FSHEA

3:00 PM
Tobi Karchmer, MD, MS, FSHEA

CME Credits: ***No CME credit offered for this session.***

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Number:


L. Johnson, None

W. P. Joseph, None

T. Karchmer, BD: Employee, Salary

L. Tompkins, None

B. Bell, None

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