117. Hot Topics in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Friday, October 28, 2016: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: Theater C

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the year's important clinical advances and biomedical discoveries that have the potential to impact clinical care
  • describe the content of new scientific findings from experts in the field
  • discuss strategies to apply new data to further discovery or clinical practices

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, HIV clinicians, HIV specialists, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases physicians, Members-in-training, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Vaccinologists

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

Panelists:  Robert W. Frenck Jr., MD, FIDSA, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center , Jill Hoffman, MD, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California , Paul W. Spearman, MD, FIDSA, FPIDS, FAAP, Emory University School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH, FSHEA, Columbia University Medical Center

Moderators:  Joseph Bocchini Jr., MD, FAAP, Louisiana State University Health - Shreveport and Tina Tan, MD, FIDSA, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours 0.15 of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-254-L01-P


J. Bocchini Jr., None

T. Tan, None

R. W. Frenck Jr., None

J. Hoffman, None

P. W. Spearman, None

L. Saiman, None

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. CDT, Wednesday Oct. 26th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.