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$115.00 (day 1 only)
$75.00 (day 2 only)

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Wednesday, April 26

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Deadline: Apr 7, 2017

2017 Spring Symposium | 2017 Fall Symposium

2017 IDAC Spring Symposium
Emerging Clinical Issues in Infectious Diseases

Pre-Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 26

Saturday, May 6, 2017

07:30 am
Registration Opens
Continental Breakfast, Industry Exhibits
08:20 am
Symposium Welcome
Francesca Torriani, M.D.
President, IDAC
08:30 am
Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections:
What's in a name?
Charles L. Daley, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Health and The University of Colorado, Denver
Chief, Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO
09:30 am
Break / Industry Exhibits
10:00 am
Syphilis Update
Helene Calvet, M.D.
Deputy County Health Officer
Orange County Health Care Agency
Santa Ana, CA
11:00 am
Lessons Learned on the Road to Narrow Spectrum Therapy of C. difficile Infection
Thomas Louie, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Calgary
Infection Prevention & Control Officer, Alberta Health Services
Alberta, Canada
Lunch Buffet / Industry Exhibits
12:30 pm
Break Out Discussion Groups
1:15 pm
Cruise Ship Medicine: Infectious Diseases in International Travelers
Grant Tarling, M.D., M.P.H.
Senior Vice-President and Chief Medical Officer
Health Services, Holland America Group
2:15 pm
Break / Industry Exhibits
2:30 pm
The New Antibiotic Mantra: "Shorter is Better"
Bradley Spellberg, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs (LAC+USC)
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
3:30 pm
New Agents Targeted for Serious and Urgent Antimicrobial Resistance Threats in Gram-Negative Bacteria
Michael N. Dudley, Pharm.D.
Senior Vice President and Head, R & D
Co-Leader, Infectious Diseases Global Innovation Gropu
The Medicines Company
4:30 pm
Session Ends
6:00 pm
Reception and Symposium Dinner
Dinner Talk: Role of the Medical Examiner in Los Angeles County from Medical Mysteries to Celebrity Cases
Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran, M.D.
Infectious Diseases/Forensic Pathology Consultant
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Pathology at Keck School of Medicine, USC
Los Angeles County Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner/Director (Retired)


Sunday, May 7, 2017

07:30 am
Registration Opens
Continental Breakfast, Industry Exhibits
08:30 am
Changing Lives by Eradicating Antibiotic Resistance:
Project CLEAR Randomized Controlled Trial
Susan S. Huang, M.D.
Professor, Infectious Disease, School of Medicine
Medical Director, Epidemiology and Infection Prevention
University of California, Irvine
Orange, CA
09:30 am
Break / Industry Exhibits
10:00 am
HIV for Veteran Treaters
Eric S. Daar, M.D.
Interim Chair, Department of Medicine
Chief, Division of HIV Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Torrance, CA
11:00 am
Coccidioides mycosis: The Old, The New, The Future
Royce Johnson, M.D.
Chief, Kem Medical
Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Bakersfield, CA
Symposium Ends

Registration includes symposium sessions, continental breakfasts, buffet lunches, exhibits, attendee materials, day parking, and attendance/CME certificate.

The Infectious Disease Association of California (IDAC) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been approved for 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

PHARMACISTS: Pharmacists may use courses which have been approved for continuing education by the Medical Board of California towards their California continuing education requirement, (Section 1732.2(b) of the California Code of Regulations).

NURSES: Continuing Medical Education (Category 1) is acceptable for meeting RN continuing education requirements (California Board of Registered Nurses).

IDAC takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Hospital Infection Prevention
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017

2017 IDAC Fall Symposium
Sunday, Oct 29, 2017
(Program to be announced)

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