2021 Infectious Disease Board Review - Livestream

August 21, 2021 to August 25, 2021

<div>The Infectious Disease Board Review (IDBR) Course is designed to help physicians prepare for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Infectious Disease certification exam.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>This comprehensive review features exam-focused lectures presented by the Nation’s leading infectious disease experts, case-based reviews, online practice exams, and additional study guides and primers.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Learners not taking the board exam will find the course provides a comprehensive and practical update on common topics and challenges in infectious diseases.</div><div>&nbsp;</div>

Learning Objectives

 
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
 
  • Identify gaps in infectious diseases medical knowledge where further study is needed for board preparation and patient management
  • Improve confidence for taking the initial certification exam or one of the maintenance of certification assessment options
  • Identify strategies for integrating diagnostic results and patient symptoms to accurately diagnose infectious diseases
  • Recommend appropriate treatment options for infectious disease patients
  • Assess risk, determine prognosis, and apply principles from epidemiologic studies
  • Identify best-practice guidelines to incorporate into the care of infectious disease patients
  • Answer questions written in the specific format used by the ABIM for the certification and recertification examinations
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 43.00 ABIM MOC 2
  • 43.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 43.00 Completion
Course opens: 
11/17/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
08/21/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
08/25/2021 - 8:00pm
Cost:
$1,150.00
The 2021 Infectious Disease Board Review Course will be delivered via livestream. The livestream allows you to participate in the course from any location as long as you have an internet connection.
 
Livestream participants receive the same exam preparation benefits as if they attended the live in-person course, including:
 
  • Live-streamed faculty presentations
  • CME credits and MOC points
  • Participating in daily ABIM-style board review question polls 
  • Live chat for faculty interaction (scheduled daily for registrant discussions and questions)
  • Access to recorded lectures, board prep questions, primers, and study guides
  • Downloadable MP3 files of audio recordings 
 
The livestream will take place in the eastern time zone and all agenda items reflect that. All sessions will be recorded and made available to all registrants within 24 hours should you miss the live webcast.

COURSE DIRECTORS 

 
John Bennett, MD*
Bethesda, Maryland
 
 
 
 
 
Henry Masur, MD*
Bethesda, Maryland
 

 

 

CO-DIRECTORS 

 
Paul Auwaerter, MD
Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
               
 
 
David Gilbert, MD
Chief of Infectious Diseases, Providence Portland Medical Center
Director, Earle A. Chiles Research Center, Providence Portland Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon
               
 
Roy Gulick, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Weill Cornell Medical College
Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York
               
 
Kieren A. Marr, MD
Director, Transplant and Oncology Infectious Diseases, John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine and Oncology, John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
 
 
 
Andrew Pavia, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center
George and Esther Gross Presidential Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah
                         
 
 
Richard Whitley, MD
Co-Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children’s Hospital of Alabama
Loeb Eminent Scholar Chair in Pediatrics, Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics,
Professor of Microbiology, Medicine, and Neurosurgery,
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
 

FACULTY 

 

Barbara D. Alexander, MD, MHS
Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases Service, Duke University Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

 
 
David M. Aronoff, MD, FIDSA
Professor & Addison B. Scoville Jr. Chair in Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, Tennessee
 
 
 
Taison Bell, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
 
 
 
 
Karen Bloch, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee
 
 
 
Helen Boucher, MD
Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts
 
 
 
Henry F. Chambers, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital
Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California

 
Shireesha Dhanireddy, MD
Assistant Medical Director, Madison Clinic
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, Washington
 
 
 
Susan Dorman, MD
Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
 
 
 
Herbert DuPont, MD
Chief, Internal Medicine
The University of Texas-Houston Medical School
Houston, Texas
 
 
 
Rajesh Gandhi, MD
Director, HIV Clinical Services and Education, Massachusetts General Hospital
Director, Harvard Center for AIDS Research Clinical Core, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
 
 
Khalil G. Ghanem, MD, PhD
Deputy Director of Education, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
 
Steven M. Holland, MD *
Bethesda, Maryland
 
 
 
 
 
Camille Kotton, MD
Clinical Director, Transplant and Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
 
 
Frank Maldarelli, MD, PhD *
Bethesda, Maryland
 
 
 
 
Edward Mitre, MD
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, Maryland
 
 
 
Sandra Nelson, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
 
 
 
 
Stacey Rubin Rose, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases
Assistant Dean of Clinical Curriculum, School of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
 
 
Robin Patel, MD
Chair, Division of Clinical Microbiology
Consultant, Divisions of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Professor of Medicine and Microbiology, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
 
Michael S. Saag, MD
Director, Center for AIDS Research, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Professor of Medicine, Director of UAB CFAR, Jim Straley Chair in AIDS Research, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
 
 
David L. Thomas, MD, MPH
Chief of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Stanhope Bayne Jones Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
 
 
 
Allan R. Tunkel, MD, PhD
Associate Dean, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
 
 
 
 
Robert A. Weinstein, MD
Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital
The C. Anderson Hedberg, M.D. Professor of Internal Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
 
 
Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology
Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases, OHSU
Portland, Oregon
 
 
*Individual employees of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have participated in the planning and development of the course, although the NIH is not an official sponsor. The views expressed by the participants do not necessarily represent the opinions of the NIH, DHHS, or the Federal Government.

PHYSICIANS 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Infectious Disease Board Review, LLC. The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 101 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

MOC 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 101 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
 

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

PAs may claim a maximum of 101 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
 

NURSE PRACTITIONERS

For the purposes of recertification, AANPCB accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by ACCME as an equivalent number of hours of participation.
 

NON-PHYSICIAN CREDIT

Certificates of attendance will be provided to attendees who cannot accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Available Credit

  • 43.00 ABIM MOC 2
  • 43.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 43.00 Completion

Price

Cost:
$1,150.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Registration Categories and Fees 

Registration Category
Fee
Physicians 
$1,150
Physicians-in-Training (Residents & Fellows)
$1,050
Allied Health Professionals
$1,050
 
 

Syllabus & USB Drive

Syllabus Option
Price
Digital Syllabus 
Free 
Printed Syllabus 
$85.00
USB Drive
$25.00
  

Meeting Registration Includes

Access to the following course materials until December 31, 2022:
 
  • Pre-course online materials – board prep question banks, primers and study guides, and online only lectures (available June 15, 2021)
  • 5-day Livestream sessions – featuring faculty presentations, daily board review sessions, and faculty Q&A sessions.
  • Access to recorded lectures until December 31, 2022 (available shortly after the close of the course)
  • Digital syllabus in PDF format (printed syllabus and USB drive are available for an additional cost.
 

Accessing Course Materials

  • Pre-course Online Materials - On June 15, you will receive an email from the course with instructions for accessing the pre-course online materials.
  • Livestream – An email with the links to access the course livestream, Q&A, and board review session polling will be sent the week of the livestream course.
  • Syllabus & USB Drive - If you purchase the print syllabus or USB drive with PDF files of the syllabus, you will receive them via mail the week of the livestream course.
 

Cancellation Policy

  • Notification of cancellation must be received in writing via cehp@gwu.edu. Registrations cannot be cancelled over the telephone.
  • Cancellations received before June 15, 2021 are eligible for a refund of 100%, less a $50 processing fee.
  • Cancellations received between June 15, 2021 and August 6, 2021 are eligible for a refund of 50%, less a $50 processing fee.
  • Tuition is not refundable after August 6, 2021.
  • Substitutions will be accepted only with written authorization from the original registrant.
  • Note: An attendee who does not cancel in writing and does not complete the course is still responsible for payment.
 

Payment by Check

 
If you selected the check option for payment, please remit your check to:
 
Office of CEHP, Attn: Sheena P. King
2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20037
 

Unpaid Registration Policy

All unpaid registrations must be paid by either credit card or paper check within 30 days of the date of registration. If a registration fee is unpaid after 30 days from the date of registration, the registration will be canceled.