Program Schedule

Emerging Outbreaks in the News

Wednesday, October 8, 2014: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 120-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the basic biology and epidemiology of Chikungunya virus
  • describe the clinical characteristics of Chikungunya virus and its diagnostic considerations

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Members-in-training, Medical students and residents, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians

Tracks: Global ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Larry K. Pickering, MD, FIDSA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Ravi Jhaveri, MD, FIDSA, Duke University Medical Center

1:30 PM
Ebola Outbreak
Robert Fowler, MD, MSc
2:00 PM
2:30 PM
Dengue Outbreak
Harold Margolis

CME Credits: Maximum of 2 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:


L. K. Pickering, None

R. Jhaveri, None

R. Fowler, None

H. Margolis, None

L. Petersen, None

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