Named Lecture:
88. John F. Enders Lecture
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 3:30 PM-3:55 PM
Room: N Hall D

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review the data on healthcare costs and physician's contributions to these costs
  • provide a brief description of generic drugs and discuss issues and challenges in the use of some generic antimicrobial therapy
  • discuss the question of whether use of generic antiretroviral therapy in the US will help curb overall HIV costs

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

Moderator:  Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FACP, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

3:30 PM

CME Credits: Maximum of 0.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE .4 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-18-310-L04-P


J. Marrazzo, Gilead: DSMB member , Consulting fee .

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