Infectious Diseases for the Non-Specialist

Timberline lodge with Mount Hood in the background

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 9-10, 2022

Conference location

Timberline Lodge - Mt. Hood, Oregon

Target audience

Internists, family medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants 

Register for ID 2022

Register for the 2022 Infectious Diseases for the Non-Specialist Conference

*This event is currently planned as an in-person event. The format may change to a virtual, livestream if OHSU policy on in-person meetings changes. 
 Proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test will be required to attend the event. Details for the verification process will be provided via email closer to the conference date.

Thursday, June 9

7:15      Registration / Breakfast    
8:00      TBD 
8:30      COVID - Vaccine Hesitancy / Pediatrics – Lorne Walker, MD
9:00      Screening for Infectious Diseases – Tim Menza, MD
9:30      Panel/Questions & Answers     
9:50      BREAK    
10:10    Infectious Diarrhea – Kristina Bajema, MD
10:40    SSTI's – Kristina Bajema, MD
11:10    ID Emergencies – Justin Jin, MD
11:40    Panel/Questions & Answers     
Noon    LUNCH    
12:50    Hepatitis B and C – Manida Wungjiranirun, MD
1:20      TBD
1:50      Osteomyelitis – Monica Sikka, MD
2:20      Panel/Questions & Answers  
2:50      ADJOURN     

Friday, June 10

7:15      Registration / Breakfast    
8:00     Oldies but Goodies and Newbies - Antibiotics – James Lewis, PharmD
8:30      Vaccines Then and Now – Bill Messer, MD
9:00      TBD
9:30      Panel/Questions & Answers     
9:50      BREAK    
10:10    TBD
10:40    What's New (New Guidelines) – Chris Pfeiffer, MD
11:10    HIV As We Age – Christopher Evans, MD
11:40    Panel/Questions & Answers     
Noon    LUNCH    
12:50    COVID - Outpatient – Ellie Sukerman, MD
1:20      COVID - Inpatient – Ellie Sukerman, MD
1:50      TBD
2:20      Panel/Questions & Answers  
2:50      ADJOURN     

Course Fees

Two day registration
Before June 1 - $325
On or after June 1 - $375

Single day registration
Before June 1 - $200
On or after June 1 - $250

Cancellation policy

Cancellation requests received by June 3, 2022 will be refunded in full, less a $35 administrative fee. Please email if you need to cancel your registration.



Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

American Medical Association

OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 11.5 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.

Reservations at Timberline Lodge

A block of rooms has been reserved for conference attendees. To reserve a room in the block call Timberline Lodge Reservations between 9am-4pm at (503) 272-3410 and identify yourself as an attendee of OHSU Infectious Disease conference. The room block will be released on May 15, 2022 and may sell out prior to that date. Rooms not reserved by this date will be released for general sale to the public.



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

Feedback from prior attendees

"Excellent conference with very practical material. I have a list of pearls to bring back to my colleagues."

"Overall a very good conference. Great topics and speakers as well as a great venue. "

"Loved this conference! I learned a lot and every presenter was passionate and very engaging. So happy I came!"