The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review 2014



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The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review

The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review

Sponsored for CME credit by Rush University Medical Center


The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review program is designed to prepare physicians who have completed their training in Infectious Diseases and are eligible to sit for the certifying examination and those who seek an extensive review of Infectious Diseases at the level of the subspecialist. The faculty for this program is from the nationally renowned faculty of Rush University Medical Center and visiting guest faculty.

Intended Audience

The activity was planned for fellows and practicing Infectious Disease specialists and other professional affiliates with an interest in Infectious Disease.

Topics & Speakers

  • Respiratory Viral Infections
  • Central Nervous System Infections
  • Diarrhea and GI Syndromes
    Michael Lin, MD, MPH
  • Upper Respiratory Infections and
    Lower Respiratory Infections

    David Schwartz, MD
  • Skin and Soft Tissue Infections and Toxin Mediated Diseases
  • Pox and Bioterrorism
  • Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO)
  • Malaria and Toxoplasmosis
  • Pharmacology and Q/A and Cases
    Gordon M. Trenholme, MD
  • Endocarditis
  • Osteomyelitis and Septic Arthritis
    John Segreti, MD
  • HIV and OI’s
  • HIV and Antivirals (HIV, HSV)
    Mariam Aziz, MD
  • Viral Hepatitis
    Toyin Adeyemi, MD
  • Transplant
    Staci A. Fischer, MD
  • Nosocomial Infections and Case Presentations
  • Question and Answer Session
    Robert A. Weinstein, MD
  • Infections of Prosthetic and Vascular Devices
  • Line Related Infections
  • Sepsis
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Dennis Maki, MD
  • White Blood Cell Abnormalities and Immune Deficiencies
    David Pitrak, MD
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    Myron S. Cohen, MD
  • Tuberculosis and Nontuberculosis Mycobacteria
    Audrey French, MD
  • Invasive Fungal Infections
    Laurie A. Proia, MD
  • Clinical Microbiology Review/Diagnostic Microbiology
    Mary K. Hayden, MD
  • Zoonosis and Hemorrhagic Fevers
    Aimee Hodowanec, MD
  • Lyme, Other Borrelia, Rickettsia, Tick-borne and other Ectoparasitic Diseases
    Sarah Won, MD, MPH
  • Protozoal Infections
  • Helminths
    Kamal Singh, MD
  • Immunizations
    Beverly E. Sha, MD
  • 10 ID Cases, 100 Teaching Points
    David Hines, MD
  • MRSA
    Kyle Popovich, MD, MS

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants caring for older adults will be better able to:
  • Utilize appropriate microbiologic diagnostic procedures for the diagnosis of common and uncommon infectious diseases
  • Maintain up-to-date immunization of patients for all currently recommended adult immunizations
  • Provide patients traveling to foreign destinations with the United States Public Health Service recommended prophylactic medications and immunizations
  • Initiate antiretroviral therapy in HIV infected patients based upon current recommendations of the Department of Health and Human Services
  • Initiate treatment for suspected sexually transmitted diseases based upon the presenting symptoms and signs
  • Initiate therapy for chronic HBV and HCV infection based upon current recommendations
  • Isolate hospitalized patients suspected of having infections with microbiologic agent of bioterrorism or a multidrug resistant organism
  • Treat community and healthcare acquired pneumonia with the current IDSA Guidelines recommended antimicrobial agents
  • Prescribe appropriate antimicrobial therapy for patients with suspected sepsis
  • Utilize current recommended guidelines for the treatment of febrile transplant recipients
  • Initiate appropriate infection control procedures to limit the acquisition of hospital acquired infections


Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Date of Original Release: December 1, 2014


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