Program Schedule

Maxwell Finland Lecture: Why Isnít My Patient Getting Better? Revisiting the Disease in Infectious Diseases

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 5:00 PM-5:45 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: Terrace Ballroom-I, II, III, IV

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe scenarios in which microbial virulence factors are sufficient to explain an infectious disease
  • describe scenarios in which microbial virulence factors are not sufficient to explain an infectious disease
  • explain approaches to treating infectious diseases that augment host defense

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Medical students and residents, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderator:  Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Massachusetts General Hospital

CME Credits: Maximum of 0.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 0.75 knowledge-based contact hours (0.075 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-14-111-L01-P


R. Walensky, None

L. A. Pirofski, None

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