2023 Infectious Disease Board Review Course

McLean, VA US

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. 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. Learners not taking the board exam will find the course provides a comprehensive and practical update on common topics and challenges in infectious diseases.

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
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The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Boulevard
McLean, VA 22102
United States
+1 (703) 506-4300

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner is located in McLean, one of Northern Virginia's most desirable neighborhoods, our luxury hotel is connected to high-end shopping at Tysons Galleria and is a short distance from the iconic landmarks of downtown Washington, D.C. 

Room Reservations

  • Group Rate: $195.00 per night (state and local taxes not included)
  • Cancellations are permitted 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid cancellation penalty of one night’s room and tax fee.
  • Reservations can be booked directly through the room reservations link below or calling +1-703-744-3947 and refer to group name (Infectious Disease 2023 Board Review Meeting) or book your guestroom reservations by using the group discount booking link:  https://book.passkey.com/e/50549241
  • The cutoff date for the block of rooms is Friday, July 28, 2023 or until rooms are sold out, whichever comes first. Reservations made after the cutoff date will be based on hotel availability and hotel's standard room rate. 

Check-in | Check Out

  • Check-in:   4:00 PM
  • Checkout: 11:00 AM

Logistical Inquiries

If you have any additional questions about your hotel booking or other logistical arrangements, please email your inquiries to info@IDBoardReview.com.


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




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
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



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 of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
Taison Bell, MD
Director, Medical ICU
Associate Chair, Department of Medicine
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, Virginia
Karen Bloch, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee
Helen Boucher, MD
Dean and Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts
Henry F. Chambers, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Shireesha Dhanireddy, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
University of Washington School of Medicine
Director, Harborview Infectious Diseases and Travel Clinic
Seattle, Washington
Susan Dorman, MD
Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Herbert DuPont, MD
Clinical Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
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


Michael Klompas, MD
Hospital Epidemiologist
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
Boston, Massachusetts
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
Bethesda, Maryland
Sandra Nelson, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Stacey Rubin Rose, MD, FACP
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases SectionAssociate Director, Center for ProfessionalismBaylor College of MedicineHouston, 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
Professor of Medicine, Jim Straley Chair in AIDS Research
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Pranita D. Tamma, MD
Director, Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Baltimore, Maryland
David L. Thomas, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
Barbara Trautner, MD, PhD
Professor and Director, Clinical and Health Services Research
Department of Surgery
Professor, Department of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Allan R. Tunkel, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology
Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Oregon University of Health Sciences
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.
**Subject to change

Pranita Tamma, MD, MHS

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.


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 117 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 117 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.


PAs may claim a maximum of 117 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.


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.


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

Registration Category
Early Bird (Ends May 1, 2023)Standard
Physicians (Live)
Physicians (Virtual)$1,150$1,350
Physicians-in-Training: Residents & Fellows (Live)
Physicians-in-Training: Residents & Fellows (Virtual)$1,050$1,150
Allied Health Professionals: Non-Physicians (Live)
Allied Health Professionals: Non-Physicians (Virtual)$1,050$1,150

Syllabus & USB Drive

Syllabus Option
Digital Syllabus 
Printed Syllabus 
USB Drive
Print Syllabus + USB Drive$140.00

Meeting Registration Includes

Access to the following course materials until December 31, 2024:
  • Pre-course online materials – board prep question banks, primers and study guides, and online only lectures (available June 15, 2023)
  • 5-day sessions – featuring faculty presentations, daily board review sessions, and faculty Q&A sessions.
  • Access to recorded lectures until December 31, 2024 (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.
  • 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 live 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, 2023 are eligible for a refund of 100%, less a $50 processing fee.
  • Cancellations received between June 15, 2023 and August 6, 2023 are eligible for a refund of 50%, less a $50 processing fee.
  • Tuition is not refundable after August 6, 2023.
  • 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
2300 I Street, NW
Room 112C
Washington, DC 20052 

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.