IDWeek 2016 is just a month away and below are just a few
highlights of resources, sessions and events you won’t want to miss. For all of
the most up-to-date information and to register, go to www.idweek.org.
will be available through the Interactive Program planner and the ID
Week Mobile App. Abstracts will also
be published in a special online supplement to Open Forum Infectious Diseases (OFID)
the open access journal from IDSA and HIVMA.
Opening Reception and Posters in the Park
Be sure to attend the Opening Reception and Posters in the Park, Wednesday, Oct. 26 in the Poster Hall, 6 – 7:30 p.m. The wine and cheese reception will feature poster presentations from medical students, residents and fellows that have been specially selected by the respective societies.
Town Hall: Securing the Future of ID
Be part of the solution! Attend this special Town Hall meeting, Friday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m. in the New Orleans Theater, to learn about efforts by IDSA and HIVMA to address ID and HIV workforce challenges. Held in lieu of the traditional IDSA and HIVMA Business Meetings, the Town Hall will be an interactive forum where members can contribute their ideas and voice their concerns.
your knowledge of ID trivia with contestants from three New Orleans ID
programs! The teams will battle it out to see who comes out on top in the
. This fun session—which is geared
specifically for fellows, residents, and medical students—takes place Saturday, Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m. – noon in
Week 2016 will play host to a number of affiliated events
in New Orleans, including nine accredited satellite symposia that offer CME
that is supplemental to credits offered by the official ID
Week program. The IDExpo Hall will also feature a Learning Lounge
for attendees to view 45-minute presentations from various exhibiting companies
during exhibition hours (10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Thursday-Saturday). Further details for these and all affiliated
events will be available in October at www.idweek.org
MOC Pilot at IDWeek 2016
addition to CME and CPE credit, ID
attendees can now earn up to 18.25 maintenance of certification (MOC) points
for selected interactive sessions at ID
Download the meeting app to participate in the sessions. Following the
sessions, visit the CME/CPE/MOC pavilion or go online after the meeting to
complete an evaluation, which requires your American Board of Internal Medicine
(ABIM) number and date of birth. IDSA will report your MOC points to ABIM
within one week of the conclusion of IDWeek.
Visit the IDWeek website
for the list of sessions, the Interactive Program planner
and the meeting app for session
details, and look for the CME/MOC logo next to session titles in the Final
MOC points can be earned through participating in pre-meeting workshops
, which include the updated Hepatitis C MOC module, along
with the Vaccines 2015 and Travel/Tropical Medicine 2015 MOC modules.
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