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34th Annual Advances in Infectious Diseases: New Directions for Primary Care

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Department: Medicine
Course Number: MDM13K03
Start: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
End: Friday, April 26, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California
Hilton Financial District San Francisco
Fees: $625 - Physicians
$500 - Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Fellows, Residents
UCSF Association of Clinical Faculty Vouchers are accepted for this course. For more information please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 415-476-4251. 


The Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco presents its annual symposium on Advances in Infectious Diseases. Now marking its 34th year, this conference emphasizes state-of-the-art therapy for patients with infectious diseases and also provides reviews of new developments.

This educational activity is intended for internists, family physicians, general practitioners, nurse practioners, physician assistants, nurses, and pharmacists, who are involved in the care of patients with infectious diseases.

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An attendee completing this course should be able to:

  • Select appropriate treatment regimens for specific infections such as community acquired pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and bone and joint infections;
  • Administer newer antibiotics correctly;
  • Effectively manage common infections seen in the outpatient setting, including upper respiratory infections, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, dermatologic infections, and diarrhea;
  • Understand infectious considerations in certain groups at special risk, including those with HIV and diabetes;
  • Understand how the emergence of drug-resistant organisms is shaping therapy of common problems such as community-acquired pneumonia, sinusitis, pharyngitis, urinary tract infections, and sexually transmitted diseases;
  • Interpret and apply up-to-date information on less common infections in the U.S., including tuberculosis, infections in travelers, and emerging infections;
  • Counsel patients regarding new vaccines and expanded indications for established vaccines.

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The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Course Outline:


7:00 – 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15 Welcome and Introduction
Lisa Winston, MD

8:15 – 9:15 Vaccinations for Adults and Adolescents
Lisa Winston, MD

9:15 – 10:15 Infections Due to Herpes Viruses
Jennifer Babik, MD, PhD

10:15 – 10:30 Break

10:30 – 11:30 Tuberculosis Update
Payam Nahid, MD

11:30 – 12:30 pm Outpatient Antibiotics
B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

12:30 – 2:00 Lunch On Own

2:00 – 3:00 HIV for the Primary Care Provider
Monica Gandhi, MD

3:00 – 3:45 Cases in Infectious Diseases
Richard Jacobs, MD, PhD

3:45 – 4:00 Break

4:00 – 4:45 Infections in the Diabetic Patient
Richard Jacobs, MD, PhD

4:45 – 5:30 Urinary Tract Infections
Brian Schwartz, MD

5:30 pm Adjourn



7:00 – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 Infectious Diarrhea: Focus on C. difficile
Joanne Engel, MD, PhD

9:00 – 10:00 Viral Hepatitis
Brad Hare, MD

10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 11:05 The Red Eye
Todd Margolis, MD, PhD

11:05 – 12:00 Cutaneous Infections
Kanade Shinkai, MD, PhD

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch on Own

1:30 – 2:25 Emerging Infections
Sarah Doernberg, MD

2:25 – 3:15 Fungal Infections
Peter Chin-Hong, MD

3:15 – 3:30 Break

3:30 – 4:30 STDs and the Busy Clinician:
What You Need to Know Now
Susan Philip, MD

4:30 – 5:30 Travel Medicine for the Community Provider
Brian Schwartz, MD

5:15 pm Adjourn


FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013

7:00 – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:45 Antibiotic Allergies
Daniel Deck, PharmD

8:45 – 9:45 Community Acquired Pneumonia
Lisa Winston, MD

9:45 – 10:35 Skin and Soft Tissue Infections:
MRSA and Beyond
Catherine Liu, MD

10:35 – 10:50 Break

10:50 – 11:40 Interesting and Important Pediatric Cases
Susannah Kussmaul, MD, MAS

11:40 – 12:30 pm Bone and Joint Infections
Henry (Chip) Chambers, MD

12:30 pm Adjourn/Evaluations

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Lisa Winston, MD
Brian Schwartz, MD

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(University of California,
San Francisco unless indicated)

Jennifer Babik, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Henry F. Chambers, III, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Infectious
Diseases, San Francisco General
Hospital; Director, UCSF Infectious
Diseases Fellowship Training

Peter Chin-Hong, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Transplant and
Immunocompromised Host
Service; Attending Physician,
Positive Health Practice
San Francisco General Hospital
Associate Director, Predoctoral
Research Programs, UCSF

Daniel Deck, PharmD
Assistant Professor of Clinical

Sarah Doernberg, MD, MAS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

Joanne Engel, MD, PhD
Division Chief, Infectious Diseases
Professor of Medicine, and
Microbiology and Immunology
Director, Microbial Pathogenesis
and Host Defense Program

Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of HIV/AIDS

B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Thomas A. Oliver Chair in
Clinical Pharmacy

C. Bradley Hare, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of HIV/AIDS

Richard A. Jacobs, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine Emeritus
Division of Infectious Diseases

Susannah Kussmaul, MD, MAS
Pediatric Infectious Diseases,
Kaiser Permanente
Volunteer faculty, UCSF Division
of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Catherine Liu, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

Todd Margolis, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology and
Director, Proctor Foundation

Payam Nahid, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and
Critical Care

Susan Philip, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

Kanade Shinkai, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of

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Travel & Lodging:

Hilton Financial District Hotel
750 Kearny Street
San Francisco, California 94108
Hotel Rates: $199/night

To reserve online, please visit this link

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received in writing before the first day of the course will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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