Dr. John G. Bartlett Memorial Education Series
December is HIV Awareness Month
Investigate the Complex Field of ID
Dive into the interesting and complex world of infectious diseases with the Dr. John G. Bartlett Education Series. Dedicated to the thought leadership and groundbreaking work of John G. Bartlett, MD, FIDSA, this series features lectures by esteemed ID professionals and patient advocates in the areas of C. diff, HIV, COVID-19, antimicrobial drug resistance and more.
The Dr. John G. Bartlett Education Series also includes previously-recorded talks by Dr. Bartlett on various infectious diseases, including the story behind the elimination of the deadly scourge of smallpox, now only a historic footnote due to a successful vaccination program.
On World Hepatitis Day, July 28, 2022, the IDSA Foundation hosted Hepatitis C: Elimination in the US and Updated Models of Care, a webinar discussing the goal to overcome barriers to HCV care and improve diagnosis, treatment and cure rates in different populations.
The webinar aims to raise awareness on who, when, and how individuals should get tested to learn about HIV status.
The IDSA Foundation hosted PrEP Implementation in Primary Care: Overcoming the Barriers of HIV Testing, a webinar aiming to help healthcare providers with the various aspects of HIV testing needs, including when and how to screen and monitor different populations so that recent HIV infection is never missed.
Seeing the Unseen: HCV In Marginalized Populations
The IDSA Foundation hosted Seeing the Unseen: HCV In Marginalized Populations, a webinar discussing HCV in marginalized patient populations as part of Hepatitis Awareness Month. Hosted by Staci Lockhart PharmD, BCPS, AbbVie Hepatology Senior MSL.
HIV Speaks: History, Healing & Hope
The IDSA Foundation hosted HIV Speaks: History, Healing & Hope, a webinar featuring leaders in infectious diseases whose careers intersected the height of the HIV epidemic in the U.S.
C. diff Talk
The Dr. John G. Bartlett Education Series kicked off with C. diff Talk! Eliot Godofsky, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Mark Wilcox, MD, FRCPath; and Kathy Bischoff, C. diff survivor, discussed the pathogenesis of C. diff and their firsthand experience with this devastating infection with more than 170 people during the event.