Infectious Disease Symposium

Infectious Disease Symposium

We cordially invite you to join us for our third symposium —  an event that brings together leaders and trainees in research and clinical care of infectious diseases in the immunocompromised host.

DATE:            June 10 - 11, 2019

TIME:            Monday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Followed by evening reception at the Seattle Space Needle
                      Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (eligible trainees: see travel stipend page for additional
                      activities) 

WHERE:        Motif Seattle Hotel
                       1415 Fifth Avenue
                       Seattle, WA 98101

COST:            General:
                       $150 per person if registered by May 10
                       $250 per person after May 10 until sold out
                       Residents, fellows, students, and other eligible trainees: 
                       Complimentary - Please call 206-667-6765 to register.

                      Space is limited to 200 seats. Please register early to reserve your seat.

HOTEL RESERVATION: To get the discounted symposium block rate, submit your HOTEL REQUEST FORM as soon as possible. SPACE IS LIMITED AND ROOMS WILL FILL UP QUICKLY. Submit your form soon! 

Featuring:

Our program will feature outstanding, internationally recognized experts in the field, representing more than 23 institutions, who will speak on topics including infections in solid organ transplant, hematopoietic cell transplant and oncology. The symposium will address fungal disease, respiratory viruses, C. difficile, CMV, immunotherapy, the microbiome, and antimicrobial stewardship. Speakers will cover controversies in the field through multiple panel discussions and a pro/con debate with audience response opportunities for an interactive two-day symposium.      

Important new offering this year! Continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, and pharmacists are available!

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Attention Trainees! Travel Stipends Available!

Once again, we have secured funding to offer stipends to eligible fellows, residents, medical students and other trainees with an interest in the area of infectious diseases in immunocompromised patients. Underrepresented minority trainees are especially encouraged to apply.

Ample opportunities to present posters, speak at the event, and meet with mentors.

To apply go to Travel Stipends page. Application deadline March 30, 2019.

Endorsed by the International Immunocommpromised Host Society