2533. Complicated Appendicitis: Opportunities for Improvement
Session: Symposium: Intersection of Surgery and Pediatric Infectious Disease
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 2:25 PM
Room: S 214-216
Zachary Willis, MD, MPH, Pediatrics, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Zach Willis, MD, MPH, is a pediatric infectious diseases physician and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, NC. He serves as a pediatric ID consultant and as the director of the pediatric antimicrobial stewardship program for UNC Children's. Dr. Willis has a particular interest in optimizing antibiotic prescribing for all children, with particular emphasis on outpatients and inpatients with surgical conditions. Dr. Willis is a member of SHEA and PIDS. As a PIDS member, he serves on the PIDS Antimicrobial Stewardship, Education, and Programs and Meetings committees. He is also the PIDS liaison to the IDSA Antimicrobial Stewardship Curriculum Workgroup.


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Z. Willis, None

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