2021 Symposium Registration Available

The DICON-DASON Fall Educational Symposium will be held virtually on Friday, November 5, 2021 from 9:00am until 1:00pm. 

Registration information has been sent out to the Infection Prevention contacts at all of our hospitals. If you did not recieve the invitation and would like to register, please email DICON@duke.edu

Continuing Education credit will be available for this event for physicians, pharmacists, and infection preventionists. 

Handouts, sign-in sheet, and video recordings. 

Program Agenda:

9:00-9:15 am Welcome - Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH

9:15-10:00 am "Teaching Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship: From Sextonianisms to the Scientific Literature", Daniel J. Sexton Annual DICON-DASON Symposium Keynote Address - Zeina A. Kanafani, MD, MS, CIC, FIDSA, American University of Beirut

10:00-10:15 am Q&A Session

10:15-11:00 am I"nnovations in Infection Prevention: Know Your Problem Before Designing Your Solution" - Mohamad Fakih, MD, MPH, Ascension

11:00 – 11:15 am Q&A Session

11:15 am-12:00 pm "Promoting Non-Adversarial Interprofessional Communication and Engagement in Antimicrobial Stewardship" - Julia Szymczak, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

12:00-12:15 pm Q&A Session

12:15-1:00 pm Lunch & Learn: Center Research Updates, Closing (no CE Credit)