Program Schedule

Challenging Cases in Tropical Medicine

Friday, October 10, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 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 clinical reasoning and approaches to tropical infectious diseases presenting in the United States
  • expand differential diagnoses based on epidemiological context, exposure history and clinical presentations for diseases less commonly seen in the United States
  • classify, diagnose and treat common presentations of infections acquired outside of the United States that are uncommon diseases in the United States
  • identify and interpret the results of reference laboratory tests available for the diagnosis of infectious diseases that are unusual in the United States

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Fellows, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Global ID, Adult ID

Interactive Moderator:  Louis Weiss, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FACP, FAAM, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

10:30 AM
Interactive Panelist
Michael Libman, MD
10:50 AM
Interactive Panelist
Christina Coyle, MD
11:10 AM
Interactive Panelist
David Freedman, MD, FIDSA
11:30 AM
Interactive Panelist
Susan Mclellan, MD, MPH

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

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:


L. Weiss, None

M. Libman, None

C. Coyle, None

D. Freedman, Shoreland, Inc: Consultant, Consulting fee
Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy, Inc: Independent Contractor, Consulting fee
UpToDate Inc.: Independent Contractor, Consulting fee

S. Mclellan, None

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