St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Conference

Mar. 3 - 6, 2021

Please mark your calendars!  The 20th Annual St. Jude/PIDS Conference will be held virtually, March 3-6, 2021.  The conference is divided into four primary sections: the immunocompromised host, infectious diseases research, career development, and global health.

The target audience for this conference includes medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty with interests in pediatric infectious diseases, global health, immunocompromised hosts and transplant medicine. The primary objectives of the meeting are to:

  • Provide updates on the current diagnosis and management of complex infections in immunocompromised patients
  • Understand new developments in host-pathogen interaction, focusing on bacterial, viral, and fungal infections
  • Identify opportunities and challenges during the transition from residency to fellowship and from fellowship to faculty
  • Provide updates on global health-related opportunities for trainees and to share strategies for conducting clinical research in research limited settings

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Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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