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Pre-Registration Fees

IDAC Members:
$65.00 (both days)
$50.00 (day 1 only)
$30.00 (day 2 only)

$130.00 (both days)
$100.00 (day 1 only)
$60.00 (day 2 only)

Pre-Registration Closes:
Friday, April 26

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Deadline: Apr 12, 2019

2019 Spring Symposium

Emerging Clinical Issues in Infectious Diseases 2019
34th Annual IDAC Spring Symposium

Pre-Registration Deadline: Friday, April 26

Saturday, May 4, 2019

08:30 am
Symposium Welcome
Philip Robinson, M.D.
IDAC President
08:40 am
Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Infections
Gwen A. Huitt, M.D.
Infectious Disease Physician, National Jewish Health
Associate Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, CO
09:40 am
Break / Industry Exhibits
10:00 am
LTBI and TB Treatment Guidelines
Constance A. Benson, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA
11:00 am
Cutibacterium (ex. Propionibacterium) acnes and Shoulder Surgery
Paul G. Auwaerter, M.B.A., M.D.
Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Lunch Buffet / Industry Exhibits
12:30 pm
Break Out Sessions
Physician, Pharmacists, Infection Preventionists
1:15 pm
Post Conference Update: 26th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
W. David Hardy, M.D.
Chair, HIV Medical Association
Adjunct Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Washington, D.C.
2:30 pm
Project CLEAR and Other MRSA Decolonization Projects
Susan S. Huang, M.D.
Medical Director, Epidemiology and Infection Prevention
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Orange, CA
3:30 pm
PCR: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Pitfalls
Margie A. Morgan, Ph.D., D(ABMM)
Director, Microbiology Laboratory
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
4:30 pm
Session Ends
6:15 pm
Symposium Reception & Banquet
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Sunday, May 5, 2019

07:30 am
Registration Opens
Continental Breakfast / Industry Exhibits
08:40 am
One Health: Arthropod-Mediated Diseases in Animals and Humans
Eric McDonald, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Director, County of San Diego Public Health Services
Francisco A. Uzal, Ph.D.
Branch Chief, California Animal Health & Food Safety Lab
U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
09:40 am
Break / Industry Exhibits
10:00 am
New Drugs for Bad Bugs 2019
Ellie J.C. Goldstein, M.D.
David Ha, Pharm.D.
Ravina Kullar, Pharm.D., M.P.H.
11:00 am
Infections at the Border Coming to a Hospital Near You
Eric McDonald, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Director, Epidemiology and Immunization Branch
County of San Diego Public Health Services
San Diego, CA

Registration includes symposium sessions, continental breakfasts, buffet lunches, exhibits, attendee materials, 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.

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