UCSF World TB Day Symposium

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Description: Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC) will co-host the World TB Day Symposium with the UCSF Center for Tuberculosis in San Francisco. The event will honor CITC’s 25th anniversary and feature keynote talks and panel discussions by international leaders in TB research, policy, and clinical and programmatic practice. Dr. Payam Nahid, Director of the UCSF Center for Tuberculosis, and Dr. Lisa Chen, CITC’s Principal Investigator, will co-moderate the symposium. The day-long meeting at the UCSF Mission Bay campus is one segment of a 24-hour baton-passing global event to be live-streamed from Australia, Vietnam, and London.

#24HourWorldTBDay, #WorldTBDay2020, #ItsTime

Application Deadline: March 23, 2020 or until event is full.

Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. To apply, please click the Apply button at the bottom of this screen and then complete the questions on the enrollment form. Note that you will be asked to log in if you haven't already done so. Applicants will be informed of their registration status within a few days of the application deadline. Directions and hotel information will be included with acceptance emails.

Cost: There is no fee for this event, lunch will be provided.

Credit: CME and Nursing CEU credits are not available for this event.

Target Audience: This event is intended for healthcare professionals who work with tuberculosis.

Presenters (partial list):

Pennan Barry, MD, MPH
Public Health Medical Officer/Chief
Surveillance and Epidemiology
Tuberculosis Control Branch
California Department of Public Health
Richmond, CA

Charles Daley, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Joel Ernst, MD
Professor, School of Medcine
Chief of the Division of Experimental Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Paula Fujiwara, MD, MPH
Scientific Director
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
France

Eric Goosby, MD
United Nations Special Envoy on Tuberculosis
Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

RT Hon Nick Herbert CBE
Co-Chair
Global TB Caucus
United Kingdom

Midori Kato-Maeda, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine
University California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

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The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is designated as a Tuberculosis Center of Excellence for Training, Education, and Medical Consultation (TB COE) via a funded cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Curry International Tuberculosis Center prioritizes learners from the western region of the United States which consists of seventeen jurisdictions: Alaska, Arizona, California (including Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco), Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the U.S. Pacific Island Territories.

William and Susan Oberndorf Auditorium , Mission Bay

Description: Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC) will co-host the World TB Day Symposium with the UCSF Center for Tuberculosis in San Francisco. The event will honor CITC’s 25th anniversary and feature keynote talks and panel discussions by international leaders in TB research, policy, and clinical and programmatic practice. Dr. Payam Nahid, Director of the UCSF Center for Tuberculosis, and Dr. Lisa Chen, CITC’s Principal Investigator, will co-moderate the symposium. The day-long meeting at the UCSF Mission Bay campus is one segment of a 24-hour baton-passing global event to be live-streamed from Australia, Vietnam, and London.

#24HourWorldTBDay, #WorldTBDay2020, #ItsTime

Application Deadline: March 23, 2020 or until event is full.

Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. To apply, please click the Apply button at the bottom of this screen and then complete the questions on the enrollment form. Note that you will be asked to log in if you haven't already done so. Applicants will be informed of their registration status within a few days of the application deadline. Directions and hotel information will be included with acceptance emails.

Cost: There is no fee for this event, lunch will be provided.

Credit: CME and Nursing CEU credits are not available for this event.

Target Audience: This event is intended for healthcare professionals who work with tuberculosis.

Presenters (partial list):

Pennan Barry, MD, MPH
Public Health Medical Officer/Chief
Surveillance and Epidemiology
Tuberculosis Control Branch
California Department of Public Health
Richmond, CA

Charles Daley, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Joel Ernst, MD
Professor, School of Medcine
Chief of the Division of Experimental Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Paula Fujiwara, MD, MPH
Scientific Director
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
France

Eric Goosby, MD
United Nations Special Envoy on Tuberculosis
Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

RT Hon Nick Herbert CBE
Co-Chair
Global TB Caucus
United Kingdom

Midori Kato-Maeda, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine
University California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

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The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is designated as a Tuberculosis Center of Excellence for Training, Education, and Medical Consultation (TB COE) via a funded cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Curry International Tuberculosis Center prioritizes learners from the western region of the United States which consists of seventeen jurisdictions: Alaska, Arizona, California (including Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco), Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the U.S. Pacific Island Territories.