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Pre-Registration Closes:
Sunday, February 24

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Oakland, CA 94621

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Deadline: Feb 21, 2019

2019 Winter Symposium

2019 IDAC Winter Symposium
March 2 -- Oakland, CA

Pre-Registration Deadline: Sunday, February 24

Saturday, March 2, 2019

07:30 am
Registration / Exhibits / Continental Breakfast
08:30 am
Opening Remarks
Philip Robinson, M.D.
President, IDAC
08:40 am
Resistant Gram-Negative Infections: Maximizing the Old & Utilizing the New
Jason C. Gallagher, Pharm.D.
Clinical Professor, School of Pharmacy
Clinical Specialist, Infectious Diseases
Director, PGY2 Residency Infectious Diseases Pharmacy
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
09:40 am
Morning Break / Industry Exhibits
10:00 am
New Antifungals, Combination Therapy and Synergy Studies In Pediatric & Adult Patients
Thomas J. Walsh, M.D., Ph.D. (Hon)
Founding Director, Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program
Chief, Infectious Diseases Translational Research Laboratory
Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Microbiology & Immunology
Weill Cornell Medicine of Cornell University
New York, NY
11:00 am
Acute Flaccid Myelitis (Polio like Syndrome): Past, Present and Future
Carol Glaser, M.D., D.V.M.
Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist
Kaiser Permanente, Oakland Medical Center
UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco, CA
Lunch Buffet / Industry Exhibits
12:30 pm
Break Out Sessions
I.D. Physicians
I.D. Pharmacists
Infection Preventionists
1:20 pm
PCR: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Margie A. Morgan, Ph.D.
Director, Microbiology Laboratory
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
2:20 pm
Break / Industry Exhibits
2:30 pm
The Effects of the Gut Microbiome on the Fate of Orally Administered Drugs
Jordan E. Bisanz Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar, Hooper Foundation, Microbiology and Immunology
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
3:30 pm
Local Fascinating Cases
4:30 pm
Symposium Ends
4:30 pm
I.D. Fellows Mentoring Session


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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