ID 365 Lounge

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Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Concourse Level


The ID 365 Lounge is a professional networking lounge for early career attendees (medical students, residents, and fellows) in training or transitioning from training in infectious diseases (ID). Each day, the Lounge features informal MedTalks aimed at different topics important to early career attendees – such as career paths and career development. The MedTalks are a unique opportunity for YOU to interact with experts in the field of ID and have your questions answered about career development.

Coffee available every day.

Hours of Operation

Wednesday, Oct. 2 1-4 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 3 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 4 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 5 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Med Talk Schedule

Wednesday, October 2

3:20 – 3:40 p.m.

Get the Most Out of IDWeek

Speakers: Michael Melia, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD and Emily Abdoler, MD, Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI

Thursday, October 3

10-10:30 a.m.

How to Interview

Speaker: Russ Petrak, MD, FIDSA, Metro ID Consultants, LLC, Burr Ridge, IL

Friday, October 4

10-10:30 a.m.

Mentoring 101

Speakers: Valerie Vaughn, MD, MSC, and Payal Patel, MD, MPH, Michigan Medicine and the Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Saturday, October 5

10-10:30 a.m.

How to Negotiate

Speaker: Jasmine Riviere Marcelin, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE