IDWeek Program

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IDWeek 2020 CME/CPE/MOC Credit Deadline

Statements of credit must be claimed online after the meeting using either the Interactive Program or the App. Attendees will be required to complete a short evaluation for every session for which credit is claimed. Attendees must attend each selected session in its entirety to receive CME/CPE/MOC credit. Partial credit is not available. Deadline to claim credit from IDWeek 2020 is Oct. 21, 2021.

Update infectious diseases clinicians, investigators, infection preventionists, and pharmacists with state of- the-art developments in the field, including timely reviews of recent advances in clinical care and research, and original reports of clinical, translational, and basic research in infectious diseases and healthcare epidemiology.

Bridge the widening gaps among the fields of infectious diseases clinical practice and research, including clinical, epidemiological, health services, implementation, translational and basic research.

Promote multi-disciplinary dialogue and collaboration among clinicians, investigators and pharmacists, thus facilitating advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases.

Provide training in skills that promote the Infectious Disease specialty, including medical education, leadership and advocacy for policies that impact infectious diseases practice and the healthcare team.

Continuing Medical Education

CME Accreditation Statement for Physicians

IDSA designates this other activity (internet live course and internet enduring material activity) for a maximum of 210 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. The core IDWeek sessions, including Chasing the Sun at 21.5 credits, are designated for 197 CME and MOC credits and premeeting workshops are an additional 13 CME credits and 9 MOC points. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

Credit for Pharmacists

The deadline for completing the evaluations for the live (simulive) CE sessions is Monday, Dec. 7, 2020 and Sept. 30, 2021 for the on-demand sessions. ProCE will upload all IDWeek CPE credits to NABP CPE Monitor accounts between Dec. 9 and Dec. 16, 2020 for live/simulive CE sessions and within 60 days of completion for on-demand sessions.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 206 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. Deadline to claim credit is Oct. 21, 2021.

IDWeek 2020 physician participation information will be shared with ABIM through ACCME PARS.

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, IDSA must provide balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all sponsored educational activities accredited for CME. The intent of the disclosure(s) is to provide the audience with information on which they can make their own independent judgments pertaining to program content. 

Therefore, IDSA requires all faculty to disclose financial relationships with which they or a spouse/partner have, or have had, within the past 12 months with companies or commercial supporters (any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, consumed by or used on patients) that is related to the content being presented at IDWeek (for example, employee, grants, research support, speaker, sponsors, stockholder, etc.). In addition to verbal and written disclosures, faculty are required to provide on the first slide of PowerPoint presentations, any significant financial interest(s)/relationship(s) or that there is ‘Nothing to disclose.’

IDSA follows and supports the ACCME guidelines for commercial support.

Premeeting Workshops

Session Types

Symposia Sessions

Duration is either 75 or 105 minutes with usually three or four speakers depending on the length of the session. Each speaker gives a PowerPoint presentation consisting of 15 to 20 minutes of lecture, depending on the time slot and number of speakers, and 5 to 10 minutes of Q&A.

Program Committee

Thank you reviewers!

The IDWeek Program Committee would like to extend a special Thank You to the following individuals who generously donated their time and expertise to review abstracts for IDWeek 2020.

Elisabeth Adderson, M.D.; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Sonali, Advani, M.D., Duke University Medical Center

Julie Ake, M.D.; Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

Ronda Akins, PharmD; Methodist Charlton Medical Center

Mayar Al Mohajer, M.D.; Baylor College of Medicine

Fritzie Albarillo, M.D.; Loyola University Medical Center

Maria Alcaide, M.D.; University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Bryan Alexander, PharmD; Nebraska Medicine   

Majdi Al-Hasan, M.D.; University of South Carolina

Evan Anderson, M.D.; Emory University

David Andes, M.D.; University of Wisconsin Hospital

Michael Angarone, D.O.; Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Senu Apewokin, M.D.; University of Cincinnati

Monica Ardura, D.O.; Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Wendy Armstrong, M.D.; Emory University School of Medicine

Naomi Aronson, M.D.; Uniformed Services University

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