Saturday, November 18

Continental Breakfast

7:00 am - 7:30 am
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
7:30 am - 7:35 am

Welcome and Introduction

7:35 am - 7:40 am
Opening Remarks
David W. Kimberlin, MD

Spot the Rash

How much evaluation is needed to not only diagnose but also to treat or reassure?
This session will present dermatology cases mixing varied clinical scenarios to challenge and sharpen your diagnostic acumen.
7:40 am - 8:25 am
Challenge Your Pediatric Dermatology Expertise
Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD

Keeping Infectious Diseases at Bay

Moderator: C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH
8:25 am - 8:30 am
C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH
8:30 am - 8:55 am
Vaccine Update: New Developments Over the Past Year
Mark H. Sawyer, MD
8:55 am - 9:20 am
Continual Assessments of the Safety of Vaccines (VAERS, CISA, VSD, PRISM)
Amanda C. Cohn, MD
9:20 am - 9:50 am
Break and Refreshments in the Exhibit Hall
9:50 am - 10:15 am
Recognizing Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Mumps, Measles, Varicella, Hib, Meningococcus, Pneumococcus)
Patricia A. Stinchfield, MS, RN, CPNP, CIC
10:15 am - 10:20 am
C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH

Keynote Presentation

Presenter will discuss strategic insights, updates, challenges and solutions on emerging infectious disease topics that help to set the tone for the scope of the meeting.
10:20 am - 10:50 am
The Microbiome: More of Them Than Us
Victoria M. Martin, MD
10:50 am - 11:20 am
Questions and Answers

What’s Your Diagnosis

See whether you can make the correct diagnosis regarding challenging mysterious illnesses and infections that specialists have encountered in their practices.
11:20 am - 12:20 pm
Challenge Your Diagnostic Skills
James H. Brien, DO
12:20 pm - 12:25 pm

CME Lunch Symposium: HPV Immunization: Applying Fact versus Fiction

Supported by an independent educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.
12:25 pm – 12:35 pm
Intro and Pretest
Kenneth A. Alexander, MD, PhD
12:35 pm – 12:55 pm
HPV Vaccination: Current Recommendations to Address and Important Medical Need
Kenneth A. Alexander, MD, PhD
12:55 pm – 1:15 pm
Addressing Barriers to HPV Vaccination Series Completion
Rachel N. Caskey, MD, MaPP
1:15 pm – 1:20 pm
Posttest Questions & Answers
Kenneth A. Alexander, MD, PhD
1:25 pm - 2:00 pm
Break and Refreshments in the Exhibit Hall

Old Foes, New Understandings

Moderator: Margaret C. Fisher, MD
2:00 pm - 2:05 pm
Margaret C. Fisher, MD
2:05 pm - 2:30 pm
Syphilis: The Great Mimicker
Joseph A. Bocchini Jr., MD, FAAP
2:30 pm - 2:55 pm
Staph Aureus Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH
2:55 pm - 3:20 pm
Fever in Young Infants
Sarah S. Long, MD
3:20 pm - 3:45 pm
Frequent Fevers: When Should You Worry About a Periodic Fever Syndrome?
Kalpana Manthiram, MD
3:45 pm - 4:10 pm
Questions and Answers
4:10 pm - 4:15 pm
Margaret C. Fisher, MD
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Break and Refreshments in the Exhibit Hall

The Year’s Top Ten Infectious Diseases Articles for the Practitioner

Our experts will carefully review journal articles published throughout the year and provide perspective and action items on the 10 most applicable to your daily practice.
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Review of Journal Articles
Sarah S. Long, MD