Program Schedule

Travel Medicine

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 111-AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review current developments in the practice of travel medicine for children and adults
  • analyze gaps and delineate areas of controversy in the practice of travel medicine for children and adults
  • identify new available medications and vaccines for the prevention of illness in travelers

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, 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, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Global ID, Adult ID

Moderator:  Joseph Vinetz, MD, FIDSA, University of California San Diego

Meet-the-professors:  David Freedman, MD, FIDSA, University of Alabama at Birmingham and John Christenson, MD, FIDSA, Indiana University School of Medicine

7:00 AM
David Freedman, MD, FIDSA
7:30 AM
John Christenson, MD, FIDSA

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:


J. Vinetz, None

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

J. Christenson, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EDT, Oct. 8th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.

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