Interactive Session:
98. Challenging Cases in Tropical Medicine
Friday, October 4, 2013: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: Esplanade Ballroom 301-310
Co-organized with the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Learning Objectives:

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

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

Target Audience: public health practitioners, microbiologists, infectious diseases physicians, infectious diseases pediatricians, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, clinicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Adult ID

Interactive Moderators:  Louis Weiss, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FACP, FAAM, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Joseph Vinetz, MD, FIDSA, University of California San Diego


10:30 AM
Interactive Panelist
Susan Mclellan, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FASTMH

10:50 AM
Interactive Panelist
Christina Coyle, MD

11:10 AM
Interactive Panelist
Michael Libman, MD

11:30 AM
Interactive Panelist
David Freedman, MD, FIDSA

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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

ACPE Number:


L. Weiss, None

J. Vinetz, None

S. Mclellan, None

C. Coyle, None

M. Libman, None

D. Freedman, Shoreland, Inc: Consultant and Research Contractor, Consulting fee
UpToDate, Inc: Consultant, Licensing agreement or royalty
AntiMicrobial Therapy, Inc: Consultant, Consulting fee
Intercell: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Merck Frosst, Inc: Speaker's Bureau, Speaker honorarium

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