TIDS 2013 Annual Meeting Preliminary Agenda


Friday, June 14, 2013

2:00 - 6:00 PM              Registration


2:30 - 3:15 PM              Poster Viewing


3:15 - 3:30 PM              Welcome                                                 

                                        Elizabeth Walter, MD, President, Texas Infectious Disease Society


SESSION I                    

Fellows Symposium - Oral Presentations

3:30 - 3:50 PM              MRSA infection rate in patients with newly acquired healthcare associated colonization compared to patients with colonization on admission.

                                        Marie Roger, MD, Audie L. Murphy VA, UTHSCSA


3:50 - 4:10 PM              Improving the Outcomes of Cancer Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Gram Negative Rods Bloodstream Infections.

                                        Nobuyoshi Mori, MD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


4:10 - 4:30 PM              Infectious Diseases consultation improves adherence to IDSA Treatment Guidelines in the Treatment of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. 

                                        WK Chung, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch


4:30 - 5:00 PM              Break & Poster Viewing


5:00 - 6:30 PM              Point-counterpoint: Should I care about what resistance mechanism my patient's isolate has, or just get the S, I, R from the lab?

                                        James Jorgensen, PhD, UTHSCSA


                                        James Lewis, Pharm D, University Hospital System


7:00 - 9:00 PM              Hill Country Welcome Reception & Dinner                             



Saturday, June 15, 2013

7:30 AM - 12:00 PM     Registration


7:30 - 8:00 AM              Continental Breakfast & Poster Viewing


SESSION II                   

8:00 - 8:45 AM              Sepsis Update

                                        Ed Septimus, MD, Infectious Diseases


8:45 - 9:30 AM              Tuberculosis

                                        Tawanda Gumbo, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center                      


9:30 - 9:45 AM              Break & Poster Viewing

9:45 - 10:30 AM           "My drugs are killing me!" -  Evaluating the risk benefit ratio of rare but severe side effects of antibiotics.
Kelly Echevarria, PhD, BCPS, Audie L. Murphy VA


SESSION III                  


10:30 - 11:15 AM         West Nile Virus

                                        Kristy O. Murray, DVM, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

11:15 - 12:15 PM         Membership Meeting

                                        Elizabeth Walter, MD, President, Texas Infectious Disease Society


12:15 - 1:15 PM            Luncheon ~ Charlie's Long Bar


1:15 - 2:00 PM              Tropical Medicine Interactive Cases

                                        Anthony Hartzler, MD, UTHSCSA                 


2:00 - 2:45 PM              Emerging Infectious Diseases – Is the U.S. Now a Developing Country?

                                        Herbert DuPont, MD, Baylor College of Medicine              

2:45 - 3:00 PM              Break & Poster Viewing


3:00 - 4:00 PM              Infection Control Collaborative Meeting

                                        Jason Bowling, MD and Jan E. Patterson, MD, UTHSCSA    


5:00 - 6:30 PM              Fellow Awards Reception ~ Luckenbach Pavillion



Sunday, June 16, 2013

7:30 - 8:00 AM             Registration and Continental Breakfast


SESSION IV                    


8:15 - 9:00 AM             Rickettsial Disease 

                                       Gregory Anstead, MD, UTHSCSA              


9:00 - 9:45 AM             Emerging Paradigm Shift in Hepatitis C Therapy

                                       Eric Lawitz, MD, Alamo Medical Research                              


9:45 - 10:00 AM           Break


10:00 - 10:45 AM         HIV Update

                                       Jason Okulicz, MD, SAMMC                            


10:45 - 11:30 AM         Medical Mycology Update

                                       Thomas F. Patterson, MD, UTHSCSA                            




Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine and the Texas Infectious Diseases Society. The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.




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San Antonio, TX  78229



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