Meet-the-Professor Session:
101. Advancing Federal ID and HIV Priorities: Making the Case to Federal Policymakers
Friday, October 6, 2017: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: Marriott Marquis Santa Rosa

Learning Objectives:

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

  • identify opportunities for educating members of Congress and advocating for infectious disease and HIV policy priorities
  • describe how to effectively communicate with members of Congress and execute successful Congressional meetings
  • describe the guidelines for recipients of federal funding for research and public health programs to educate members of Congress about the importance of these programs

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, HIV clinicians, HIV specialists, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Lab personnel, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists, Vaccinologists

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

Moderator:  Jenny Collier, JD, Ryan White Medical Providers Coalition

7:00 AM
Advocacy Overview
Melanie Thompson, MD

7:10 AM
7:20 AM
Congressional Meetings Role Play
7:40 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


J. Collier, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 4th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.