Interactive Session:
164. Challenging Cases in Infectious Diseases
Friday, October 9, 2015: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 20--ABCD

Learning Objectives:

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

  • demonstrate improved skills at differential diagnosis and diagnosis of infection
  • evaluate usual infections
  • evaluate mimics of infectious diseases

Target Audience: Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Trainee, Adult ID

Interactive Moderators:  Henry Chambers, MD, FIDSA, University of California San Francisco, Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute and Nesli Basgoz, MD, FIDSA, Massachusetts General Hospital

Interactive Panelists:  Richard Oehler, MD, FACP, FIDSA, University of South Florida , Stan Deresinski, MD, FIDSA, Stanford University , Martin Rodriguez, MD, FIDSA, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Sandra Nelson, MD, FIDSA, Massachusetts General Hospital

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:


H. Chambers, Cubist: Grant Investigator , Grant recipient
AstraZeneca: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
Pfizer: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
Theravance: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
Merck: Shareholder , Stock holder
Genentech: Investigator and Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee and Research grant

N. Basgoz, None

R. Oehler, None

S. Deresinski, None

M. Rodriguez, None

S. Nelson, None

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