Meeting Archive:
Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance through Vaccines


Meeting Description:
Scott K. Fridkin, MD from the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Jane M. Knisely, PhD from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health will discuss the promise and challenges of vaccines to prevent antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections and support antimicrobial stewardship. Vaccines in the pipeline to prevent various bacterial infections will also be reviewed.
At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize the promise of vaccines for reducing the burden of resistant bacterial infections and enhancing antimicrobial stewardship
  • Describe the status of vaccine development for key resistant pathogens
  • Consider optimal target populations for vaccination against different pathogens
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. NFID designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content.
Date: Wed, Nov 18, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
 Presenter Information
Scott K. Fridkin, MD
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Senior Advisor, Antibiotic Resistance in Healthcare
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Jane Knisely, PhD
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Program Officer
Bacteriology and Mycology Branch
Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Rockville, MD