The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases

Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Board Review

A comprehensive review of infectious diseases designed to improve the management and care of patients with common and uncommon infections. Ideal for MOC.
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Stay Current in a Rapidly Changing Specialty

This CME course is a wide-ranging review of the important topics in infectious diseases and keeps you abreast of the latest developments in the field. The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases includes case-based lectures on topics like endocarditis, transplant infectious diseases, HIV-initial testing and evaluation, sexually transmitted infections, adult immunizations, travel medicine, and more. It will help you to:

  • Prepare for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Infectious Disease certification and recertification examinations
  • Relate pathophysiology and pathobiologic principles with clinical presentations
  • Evaluate the latest therapeutic approaches available, their risks and benefits
  • Appraise the management of acute HIV infection, syphilis, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and sepsis

Expand Your Skills and Improve Patient Care

A comprehensive board review, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in infectious diseases provides 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 26.25 MOC points. Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider: Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Course Director:
Ajay K. Singh MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA
Senior Associate Dean for Global and
Continuing Education
Director, Master in Medical Sciences in
Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
Harvard Medical School
Director, Office of Postgraduate
Medical Education
Physician, Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital

James H. Maguire, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Credits: Earn a maximum of 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 26.25 MOC points

  • Overview of Clinical Microbiology - Bacteria and Mycobacteria - Dan A. Milner Jr., MD
  • Clinical Microbiology - Fungi and Viruses - Dan A. Milner Jr., MD
  • Antibiotics - I - Jennifer A. Johnson, MD
  • Antibiotics - II - Jennifer A. Johnson, MD
  • Antifungal Therapy: Options and Indications- Francisco M. Marty, MD
  • Therapy of Herpes and Influenza Virus Infections - 2016 - Martin S. Hirsch, MD
  • Congenital Immunodeficiencies of Clinical Importance in Adults - David E. Sloane, MD
  • Respiratory Tract Infections: Sore throats, Common Colds, and Coughs - Miriam Baron Barshak, MD
  • Community-Acquired Pneumonia - Joel T. Katz, MD
  • Nosocomial Pneumonia and other ICU Infections - Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, FRCPC
  • Common Problems in Infection Control and Healthcare Epidemiology - Deborah S. Yokoe, MD
  • Endocarditis - Adolf W. Karchmer, MD
  • Meningitis and Encephalitis - Todd B. Ellerin, MD
  • Bone and Joint Infections - James H. Maguire, MD
  • Adult Immunizations - Lindsey R. Baden, MD
  • Travel Medicine - James H. Maguire, MD
  • Parasitology - James H. Maguire, MD
  • Tick-borne Diseases - James H. Maguire, MD
  • Zoonoses - Mary W. Montgomery, MD
  • Infectious Diarrhea - Mary W. Montgomery, MD
  • Tuberculosis - Eric J. Rubin, MD, PhD
  • Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria, Nocardiosis, Rhodococcus, and Actinomycosis - Jonathan Li, MD
  • Infectious Complications of Immunomodulators - Sarah P. Hammond, MD
  • Transplant Infectious Diseases – General Principles - Lindsey R. Baden, MD
  • Transplant Infectious Diseases Boards Questions - Sophia Koo, MD
  • HIV: Testing and Initial Evaluation - Lisa A. Cosimi, MD
  • HIV: Opportunistic Infections and Board Review Questions - Lisa A. Cosimi, MD
  • Principles of Antiretroviral Therapy: When to Start and What to Start - Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • HIV: Clinical Cases and HIV Resistance Testing - Jonathan Li, MD
  • Viral Hepatitis - Arthur Y. Kim, MD
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections - Sigal Yawetz, MD
  • Outpatient Infectious Disease – Board Review Questions - Brian T. Chan, MD
  • Skin Infection and Infection-Mimickers Part 1 - Adam D. Lipworth, MD
  • Skin Infection and Infection-Mimickers Part 2 - Adam D. Lipworth, MD
  • Cases: Non-Infectious Diseases that May Appear on the Boards - Holly E. Rawizza, MD
  • Non-Infectious Diseases that May Appear on the Boards Part II - Holly E. Rawizza, MD

Course Director

James H. Maguire, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Brigham Board Review Courses Director

The Brigham Board Review Distance Learning Course(s)

Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA

  • Associate Dean for Global and Continuing Education
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Office of Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Speakers

Lindsey R. Baden, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Miriam Baron Barshak, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Brian T. Chan, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Lisa A. Cosimi, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Todd B. Ellerin, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Disease
  • Department of Medicine
  • South Shore Hospital

Sarah P. Hammond, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Martin S. Hirsch, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Jennifer A. Johnson, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Adolf W. Karchmer, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Joel T. Katz, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Arthur Y. Kim, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, FRCPC

  • Associate Professor of Population Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

 

Sophia Koo, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jonathan Li, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Adam D. Lipworth, MD

  • Instructor in Dermatology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Dermatology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Francisco M. Marty, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dan A. Milner Jr., MD

  • Associate Professor of Pathology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Pathology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Mary W. Montgomery, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Holly E. Rawizza, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Eric J. Rubin, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine (Microbiology and Molecular Genetics)
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

David E. Sloane, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Sigal Yawetz, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Deborah S. Yokoe, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Accreditation

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Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 26.25 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 26.25 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.

Date of Original Release: December 31, 2016
Date Credits Expire: December 31, 2019
Contact Hours: 26.25

The contact hours earned are inclusive of .75 hours of pharmacotherapeutics.

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

After viewing this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Summarize and demonstrate increased overall knowledge of infectious disease topics
  • Identify and improve knowledge and clinical competence-based practice gaps in infectious disease
  • Compare pathophysiology and pathobiologic principles with clinical presentations
  • Describe optimal therapeutic strategies and their risks and benefits
  • Apply the knowledge and strategies gained through participation in this activity to the Board exam and daily practice

Intended Audience

This self-study activity should be most valuable to practicing ID specialists, fellows and other physicians with an interest in infectious diseases who are preparing to take the ABIM subspecialty certification or Recertification exams in Infectious Disease.

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