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2012 Infectious Disease Board Review Course
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
2300 Eye St NW Ross Hall, Suite 313D Washington DC, 20037
Washington , DC
This course is designed specifically for physicians planning to certify or recertify in the Infectious Disease Subspecialty of the American Board of Internal Medicine and also is suitable for physicians planning to take Infectious Disease sections of the Internal Medicine Board Examination.

Available beginning in June 2012

    Board preparation questions (approximately 275)
    Photo-based questions covering a range of infectious diseases (more than 40)
    Microbiology, Antimicrobial Susceptibility, and HIV Resistance Primers

5-Day Live Course

    Lectures given by 25 expert faculty who will review the core material likely to be on the exam and cover an additional 250 questions
    Five Board Review Q&A Sessions that review a total of 65 questions
    Two Photo Q&A Sessions that review a total of 50 questions
    Audience response system for the majority of the questions, with results posted daily

    Online streaming of the slides in color, timed to the audio (Available by August 29, 2012)
    Downloadable MP3 files of the audio recordings of all lectures presented at the Live Course (Available shortly after the close of the course)
    Additional lectures (in both formats) for Infectious Complications of Monoclonal Antibody Therapies, Bioterrorism, and ICU Infections. (These lectures contain board-relevant material that the schedule did not permit including in the Live course.)

Participants have access to more than 500 board preparation questions.


Schedule of Presentations:

Saturday, August 25, 2012
08:00:00 Introduction
08:45:00 Syndromes That Masquerade as Infections Bennett Lorber
09:45:00 Acute Hepatitis David Thomas
10:15:00 BREAK
10:30:00 Chronic Hepatitis David Thomas
11:15:00 Syndromes You Should Know That Are Not Covered Elsewhere Bennett Lorber
12:00:00 LUNCH
12:30:00 Board Review Session 1 Bennett Lorber
13:30:00 Management of AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections I
14:15:00 Fungal Disease in Normal and Immunosuppressed Hosts
15:15:00 BREAK
15:30:00 Worms and More Worms Edward Mitre
16:30:00 Helicobacter and Clostridium difficile Infections Cynthia L. Sears
17:15:00 Nocardiosis, Rhodococcus equi, Melioidosis, and Actinomycosis
Sunday, August 26, 2012
08:00:00 Herpes Viruses: HSV and VZV in Immunocompetent and Immunosuppressed Patients Richard J. Whitley
08:45:00 Respiratory Viral Infections Including Influenza, Immunocompetent, and Immunocompromised Patients Andrew T. Pavia
09:30:00 Herpes Viruses: CMV, EBV, and HHV 6-8 Richard J. Whitley
10:15:00 BREAK
10:30:00 Staphylococcal Disease Henry F. Chambers
11:15:00 Immunizations Kathleen Neuzil
12:00:00 LUNCH
12:30:00 Board Review Session 2
13:30:00 Management of AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections II
14:15:00 Clinical Manifestations of Native Valve Endocarditis W. Michael Scheld
14:45:00 Less Common Causes of Endocarditis W. Michael Scheld
15:00:00 Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis and Infections of Pacers and Ventricular Assist Devices W. Michael Scheld
15:15:00 BREAK
15:30:00 Ticks, Lice, Mites, and the Diseases They Transmit W. Michael Scheld
16:15:00 Viral Meningitis and Encephalitis Including West Nile and Rabies Richard J. Whitley
17:00:00 Photo Opportunity I: Photos and Questions to Test Your Board Preparation Rajesh T. Gandhi
Monday, August 27, 2012
08:00:00 Upper GI Syndromes and Foodborne Enteric Disease Herbert L. DuPont
08:45:00 Diagnosis and Clinical Manifestations of Human Retroviral Diseases
09:15:00 Enteric Pathogens and Acute Diarrhea Syndromes Herbert L. DuPont
10:00:00 BREAK
10:15:00 Antiretroviral Therapies Roy M. Gulick
11:15:00 HIV Resistance: Testing and Case Scenarios
12:00:00 Antiretroviral Therapy for Special Populations Roy M. Gulick
12:30:00 LUNCH
13:00:00 Board Review Session 3 Roy M. Gulick
14:00:00 Noninfectious Disease-Related Issues for HIV Management
14:30:00 Zoonoses
15:15:00 BREAK
15:30:00 Management of AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections III
16:15:00 Infections in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients Barbara D. Alexander
17:15:00 Fever and Neutropenia Kieren A. Marr
17:45:00 Selected Syndromes in Stem Cell Transplant Recipients Kieren A. Marr
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
08:00:00 Sexually Transmitted Infections: Genital Ulcer Diseases (GUD) Khalil G. Ghanem
08:30:00 Travel Medicine
09:15:00 Sexually Transmitted Infections: Other Diseases and Syndromes Khalil G. Ghanem
10:15:00 BREAK
10:30:00 Viral Infections in Overseas Travelers
11:15:00 Meningitis, Brain Abscess, Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis, and Subdural and Epidural Empyema Allan R. Tunkel
12:15:00 LUNCH
12:45:00 Board Review Session 4
13:45:00 Lots of Protozoa
14:45:00 Hospital Epidemiology, Infection Control, and Occupational Health for the Practitioner Robert A. Weinstein
15:45:00 BREAK
16:00:00 Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
16:45:00 Arthritis, Osteomyelitis, and Prosthetic Joint Infections Allan R. Tunkel
17:15:00 Pneumonia, Empyema, and Lung Abscess
18:00:00 Antifungal Drugs
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
08:00:00 Clinical Immunology and Host Defense Steven M. Holland
09:00:00 Tuberculosis in Normal and Abnormal Hosts Fred M. Gordin
09:45:00 BREAK
10:00:00 Lyme Disease Gary P. Wormser
10:30:00 Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Normal and Abnormal Hosts Fred M. Gordin
11:15:00 Antibacterial Drugs I
12:15:00 LUNCH
12:30:00 Board Review Session 5
13:30:00 Antibacterial Drugs II
15:15:00 Photo Opportunity II: Photos and Questions to Test Your Board Preparation
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