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IDAC 38th Annual Southern California Symposium

  • July 13, 2024
  • 7:30 AM
  • July 14, 2024
  • 1:00 PM
  • Huntington Beach Hyatt Regency



IDAC 38th Annual Southern California Symposium July 13 - 14, 2024

Huntington Beach Hyatt Regency

Saturday, July 13

(Topics and Times Subject to Change)

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

0830-0840Opening Remarks – Dr. Suman Radhakrishna, President, IDAC

0840 – 0940 - The Updated Duke Criteria: Work-up for Infective Endocarditis James McKinnell, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, Milefchik-Rand Medical Group, Torrance Memorial Medical Center- In Memory of Arnold Bayer, MD

0940 – 1000 - Morning Break, Vendor Visits

1000 – 1100 - Complicated Infected Pacemaker Leads and Current Management Practices - RayShaerf, MD. Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Cedars-Sinai, Cardiac Surgery

1100-1200 - Surgical Indications for Infective Endocarditis and How to Prevent Post-operative Infections – Loren Miller, MD, MPH, Investigator -The Lundquist Institute, Associate Chief - Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Professor of Medicine - David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

1200 – 1315 - Lunch, Vendor Visits,

12:30 - Breakout Sessions - Members Meeting

1315 – 1415Antibiotic Selection for Infective Endocarditis - Review of the Basics – Jim Lewis, Pharm D, FIDSA, Clinical Supervisor for Infectious Disease, Oregon Health and Science University

1415 – 1430 - Afternoon Break, Industry exhibit visits

1430 – 1530 Antibiotic Selection for Infective Endocarditis - How to Manage the Impossible, Deep Salvage for MRSA, MSSA, VRE, Gram Negatives, Fungi - George Sakoulas, MD, Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Division of Host-Microbe Systems and Therapeutics

1530 – 1630 - Outcomes - Oral Antibiotic Treatment for Endocarditis (Poet and New Lancet Study on Oral Antimicrobials for MRSA) – Jim Lewis, Pharm D, FIDSA, Clinical Supervisor for Infectious Disease, Oregon Health and Science University

Sunday, July 14

0730 – 0830 -   Breakfast Buffett, Industry exhibit visits

0830-0840Welcome - Dr. Suman Radhakrishna, IDAC President

0840 – 0940 - Dalbavancin for Complicated Staph Bacteremia & Right Sided Endocarditis: Results from the DOTS Trial  Nicholas Turner, MD, MHSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Duke University

1000 – 1100 – Expanding Hospital Bloodstream Infection Surveillance: Infection Prevention Strategies in PIV Surveillance and Hospital-Onset Bacteremia and Fungemia-  Jessica Alicdan, MPH, CIC. Infection Preventionist, UC San Diego Health, Department of Infection Prevention and Clinical Epidemiology (IPCE)

1100-1200 - The Power of Plasma Microbial Cell-Free DNA: Real World Application of A Liquid Biopsy for Infective Endocarditis -Uriel S. Sandkovsky, M.D., M.S.  Infectious Diseases Attending Physician, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, Transplant and Clinical Infectious Diseases Attending, North Texas Infectious Disease Consultants

1200Symposium Ends

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