Event Details
Event Title Medicine Grand Rounds: The Koenig Lectureship - What puts the ‘disease’ in an infectious disease?
Groups Infectious Diseases
Event Start Date 04/25/2019 08:00 AM
Event Duration 1 hour
Location 208 Light Hall
Speaker Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D.
Event Details Dr. Pirofski is chief of the division of infectious diseases at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She received her BA from the University of California and her MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She trained in Internal Medicine at Bellevue Hospital and NYU Medical Center and in Infectious Diseases at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center after which she did post-doctoral training at Einstein. Dr. Pirofski is a physician-scientist with over 25 years of continuous NIH funding. Her research programs are focused on immunity to encapsulated microbes and have advanced understanding of vaccine and antibody immunity. She is a member of the American Association of Physicians and a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, American College of Physicians, Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is an editor of the journals mBio and Infection and Immunity, and has served on numerous advisory committees, task forces, and NIH study sections, including as chair, and was IDSA chair of the inaugural IDWeek meeting. Dr. Pirofski is deeply devoted to biomedical education, mentoring and teaching. She has received the American Society for Microbiology William Hinton Mentoring Award, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Faculty Mentoring Award, the Harry Eagle Award for Outstanding Basic Science Teaching at Einstein, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Alumni Association.
Credit Hours yes
Additional Comments The presenter has no financial disclosures pertinent to this presentation.
Who May Attend The Medicine Community.
Meals No
Refreshments Yes
Sponsored by Vanderbilt School of Medicine; Department of Medicine. Vanderbilt School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. It is the policy of Vanderbilt School of Medicine that participants in CME activities be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the planner’s involvement and speaker’s presentation(s). Each planner and speaker has completed and signed a conflict of interest statement; these relationships will be disclosed to the audience. This educational activity received no commercial support. The Division of CME has deemed there is no conflict of interest.
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