2024 Infectious Diseases for the Non-Specialist

Course description

The overall objective of this activity is to prevent, accurately diagnose, and optimally treat infectious diseases.
Participants will also learn about new antibiotics and other therapeutic agents, updated practice guidelines, and strategies for prevention of infections, including the latest vaccine recommendations.
Case-based discussions and ample time for questions will supplement large group presentations. Participants will be able to immediately implement what they learn into their practices so that patient outcomes improve.

Conference date

June 7, 2024

Conference location

Salem Convention Center - Salem, Oregon

This event is in-person only and will not be offered via livestream.

Target audience

Internists, family medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants 

Register for ID 2024

Register for the 2024 Infectious Diseases for the Non-Specialist Conference

Friday, June 7

7:15      Registration    

7:50      Welcome and Introduction to the Course     

8:00      Endocarditis / Pacemaker Infection - Laura Selby, DO

8:35      Antibiotics - Oldies, Goodies & Newbies - James Lewis, PharmD

9:10      STI's - Erin Bonura, MD, MCR

9:45      Panel/Questions & Answers     

10:15    BREAK    

10:30    Tuberculosis - Cara Varley, MD, MPH

11:05    Public Health Update - Paul Cieslak, MD

11:40    Panel/Questions & Answers     

12:00    LUNCH    

1:00      Yellow Fever and the Panama Canal - Paul Cieslak, MD

1:35      Respiratory Viruses - Ellie Sukerman, MD

2:10      Panel/Questions & Answers     

2:30      BREAK    

2:45      Gram Negative Bacteremia - Stephanie Egge, MD

3:20      Drug Allergies, Penicillin & Cephalosporins - YoungYoon Ham, PharmD

3:55      Hepatitis C - Manida Wungjiranirun, MD

4:25      ADJOURN     

Course fees

Prior to May 27 - $185

On or after May 27 - $235

Cancellation policy

To help meet administrative costs, a $35.00 service charge will be assessed on all refund requests received by May 30, 2024; no refunds can be issued after that date. Please email cme@ohsu.edu if you need to cancel your registration. 

American Medical Association


OHSU School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  


Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum ofAMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 7 Medical Knowledge 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.

Hotel reservations

A discounted rate of $149 is available at The Grand Hotel in Salem. Call 503-747-5743 and mention the Infectious Disease conference when reserving your room to receive this rate.


E-mail: cme@ohsu.edu

If you have a disability and require assistance to participate in the conference, please contact the Division of Continuing Professional Development as soon as possible, but no later than 20 business days prior to the conference.