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10th Annual Infectious Diseases Update 2019

This course is our 10th Annual Update on Infectious Diseases.  It is intended for infectious diseases practitioners as well as internists and other health care providers (primarily physicians but also nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists and nurses) with an interest in infectious diseases from the New York tri-state area. The program will consist of five state-of-the-art thirty minute lectures by experts in the field plus time for questions and answers from the audience. 

 

The first lecture will focus on current controversies in the management of community associated pneumonia.  The presenter will address the choice of antibiotics and duration of therapy as well as laboratory testing that can guide the latter issue.  

 

Next will be an update on tick-borne infections, include emerging pathogens.  The presenter will review the growing list of infections transmitted by ticks.

 

The following lecture will highlight antibiotics that have become available in recent months and years, including those targeting multidrug resistant bacteria. 

 

The next presentation will review the latest data on long-acting antiretroviral drugs that are under study for both HIV prevention and therapy. 

 

The final lecture will be an update on sexually transmitted diseases

Friday, June 21 at 9:00am to 1:00pm


Uris Auditorium
1300 York Ave., New York NY 10065

Event Type

Conference

Departments

Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Mission

Education

Website

https://medicine.weill.cornell.edu/di...

Cost

$75 for Physicians, $60 for Others, Free for Residents, Fellows and Medical Students

Hashtag

#medicine

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