The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases

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

A case-based, comprehensive look at new developments, guidelines and therapeutic strategies for the improved management and care of patients with infectious diseases.

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.

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Stay Current in a Rapidly Evolving Specialty

The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases is a comprehensive review of a wide range of topics in a rapidly evolving field. Through case-based lectures and in-depth discussions, this expertly designed course sheds light on the entire gamut of issues related to infectious diseases. It will help you to better:

  • Assimilate and demonstrate improved overall knowledge of infectious diseases
  • Correlate pathophysiology and pathobiologic principles with clinical presentations
  • Evaluate the latest therapeutic strategies, their risks and benefits
  • Appraise the management of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, zoonoses, viral hepatitis, etc.
  • Incorporate new knowledge into daily practice to provide paramount care to the patients
  • Prepare for ABIM Infectious Diseases certification/recertification examinations

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases provides AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 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 Postgraduate
Medical Education
Director, Master in Medical Sciences in
Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
Harvard Medical School
Director, Office of Postgraduate
Medical Education
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 AMA PRA Category 1
Credits

  • Overview of Clinical Microbiology - Bacteria and Mycobacteria - Sanjat Kanjilal MD, MPH
  • Clinical Microbiology – Fungi, Viruses and Parasites - Sanjat Kanjilal MD, MPH
  • 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 - 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
  • Bronchitis and Pneumonia - Joel T. Katz, MD
  • Nosocomial Pneumonia - Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, FRCPC
  • Hot Topics in Infection Control - Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, FRCPC
  • 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 - Ann E. Woolley, MD
  • Infectious Diarrhea - Ann E. Woolley, 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 Part I - Holly E. Rawizza, MD
  • Cases: 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

The Brigham Board Review Distance Learning Series

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

  • Senior Associate Dean for Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Director, Master in Medical Sciences in Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
  • 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

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

Sanjat Kanjilal MD, MPH

  • Clinical Fellow in Pathology
  • 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

  • Harriet Ryan Albee Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chief, 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

  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director of the Lahey Skin Infection Program
  • Division Chairman, Dermatology
  • Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Francisco M. Marty, MD

  • Associate Professor of 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 Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ann E. Woolley, MD

  • Research Fellow in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Disease
  • 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

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: TBD
Date Credits Expire: TBD

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:

  • Integrate and demonstrate increased overall knowledge of infectious diseases
  • Identify and improve knowledge and clinical competence-based practice gaps in infectious diseases
  • Correlate 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 educational activity was designed for practicing infectious disease specialists, internists with an interest in infectious disease, and fellows and trainees who are preparing to become board certified, maintaining their certification, or who seek CME activities to improve patient care in the area of infectious disease.