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February 2014
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IDWeek 2014 Registration to Open Soon
Registration for IDWeek 2014 will open for IDSA members on Tuesday, March 18.  Be sure to submit your abstract for presentation at the conference. Fellows and residents are also invited to submit a case for Fellows’ Day.  The deadline for both submissions is Tuesday, May 6 at 5 p.m. EDT.

This year’s meeting, to be held October 8-12 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, highlights the latest science and bench-to-bedside approaches in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and epidemiology, including HIV, across the lifespan.

Opening Plenary Speaker Named

IDWeek 2014’s Special Opening Plenary entitled “Resource-Limited Health Care Issues” features Jeremy Ferrar, MD, PhD, from the Wellcome Trust, London and Linda-Gail Bekker, MBChB, DTMH, DCH, FCP(SA) from the University of Cape Town,  South Africa.

Other notable sessions include:

  • the Edward H. Kass Lectureship given by Janet R. Gilsdorf, MD, FIDSA, University of Michigan Medical Center
  • the Joseph F. Smadel Lectureship given by Robert A. Weinstein, MD, FIDSA, Cook County Health and Hospitals System
  • the SHEA Lectureship with Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH, FSHEA, Columbia University

To see more of the IDWeek 2014 program, including the Schedule-at-a-Glance, download this year’s Program Primer (PDF).

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