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Welcome to IDAC!

Founded in 1985, the Infectious Disease Association of California (IDAC) is a non-profit corporation providing continuous medical education to medical doctors and healthcare professionals in California with and interest in clinical infectious diseases.

IDAC is affiliated with the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the HIV Medicine Association and is a recognized specialty organization by the California Medical Association

Upcoming events

    • May 06, 2023
    • 7:30 AM
    • May 07, 2023
    • 1:00 PM
    • Huntington Beach Hyatt Regency

    IDAC 37th Annual Spring Symposium May 6 – 7, 2023

    Huntington Beach Hyatt Regency

    Saturday, May 6

    0730 – 0830: Check-in, Breakfast Buffett - Industry exhibit visits

    0830-0840 – Opening Remarks – Dr. James McKinnell, President, IDAC

    0840 – 0940 - Top 10 Literature updates –Christopher Graber, MD MPH, FIDSA, is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a faculty member of the Infectious Diseases Section at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. 

    0940 – 1000 - Morning Break, Vendor Visits

    1000 – 1100 - Screening and Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases in Solid Organ Transplantation – Ashrit Multani, MBBS, Assistant Clinical Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

    1100-1200 - HIV Update: Long Term Injectables – Eric Daar, MD, Chief, Division of HIV Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center; Investigator, Lundquist Institute; Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine

    1200 – 1315 - Lunch, Vendor Visits,

    12:30 - Breakout Sessions

    1315 – 1415 – Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections – Charles Daley, MD, Chief, Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections, Department of Medicine, National Jewish Health

    1415 – 1430 - Afternoon Break, Industry exhibit visits

    1430 – 1530 – Medico Legal Considerations - Kathleen Stillwell, RN, MPA, MHSA, CPHRM, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, The Doctors Company / Richard Cahill, Esq., Vice President, Associate General Counsel, The Doctors Company

    1530 – 1630 - Immune Suppression and Monoclonals, Impact – Dr. Randy Taplitz, MD, FIDSA, Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, City of Hope National Medical Center

    Sunday, May 7

    0730 – 0830 -   Breakfast Buffett, Industry exhibit visits

    0830-0840 – Welcome - Dr. James McKinnell, President, IDAC

    0840 – 0940 - C auris update – Zachary Rubin, MD, MPH, Chief Healthcare Outreach Unit, Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, Los Angeles County, Department of Public Health

    0940 – 1000 – Break, Industry exhibit visits

    1000 – 1100 – Antifungal/Molds and Azole Resistance John R. Perfect, MD, James B. Duke Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Duke University Medical Center

    1100-1200 - Speed Dating - New Antimicrobials - Ellie J.C. Goldstein, M.D. David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Director, R.M. Alden Research Laboratory Santa Monica, CA / David Ha, Pharm.D. ASP/Infectious Diseases Pharmacist, Stanford Medicine Stanford, CA

    1200 – Symposium Ends

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