Infectious Diseases Practice Updates 2024

Lihue, HI US
February 19, 2024 to February 23, 2024

This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options.

Course Directors: Bobbi Pritt, M.D., and Abinash Virk, M.D.

February 19 - 23, 2024 - Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort - Lihue, Hawaii

This interactive course provides practical updates on common topics and challenges faced with infectious diseases and key information on the application of new developments in the field. Information is delivered by subject matter experts using case-based presentations and in-depth discussions including question and answer sessions geared to increase knowledge, performance, and patient outcomes. Attendees leave with up-to-date, practical information that can be applied immediately to their clinical practice.

The 2024 course focuses on critically ill patients, primary immune deficiencies, mycobacterial diseases (tuberculous and nontuberculous), infection prevention and control, and gastrointestinal, transplant, orthopedic, and travel/tropical infections. The course also includes a review of recent important practice-impacting papers.

Course Highlights:

  • Review of new guidelines, developments and literature in the field
  • Practical updates that can be immediately applied into daily practice
  • Case-based, interactive presentations
  • Dedicated time for questions and discussion
  • Geared towards increasing clinician knowledge and improving patient outcomes
  • Networking opportunities at breakfast roundtable sessions and evening social reception
  • Access to course recordings for one year

Target Audience

This course is relevant for infectious diseases specialists, infectious diseases trainees, internists, pharmacists, hospitalists, and clinical infectious diseases researchers. The content also benefits physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, family physicians and clinical microbiologists with interest in managing patients with infections.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify methods to diagnose and manage patients with primary immunodeficiencies
  • Review the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal infections, including C. difficile infection
  • Identify principles of diagnosis and management of mycobacterial infections
  • Describe new management strategies in critically ill patients
  • Recall advances in the diagnosis and management of transplant, travel, and tropical medicine infections
  • Define diagnosis and management strategies of native and hardware-associated vertebral osteomyelitis

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 24.50 AAPA Category 1
  • 24.50 ABIM
  • 24.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 24.50 ANCC
  • 24.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/19/2024 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
02/23/2024 - 12:05pm

Program subject to change.
Schedule reflects Hawaii time zone.

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Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort
3610 Rice Street
Lihue, HI 96766
United States
+1 (808) 245-5050









Seats are still available for the course, however our discounted room block is almost full.  

  • Garden View - $325/night
  • Pool View - $375/night
  • Ocean View - $475/night

*Reserve online (choose attendee if prompted), or call 1-808-245-5050 to inquire on other room/rate availability at the Royal Sonesta. 

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If you have an existing reservation:
Manage your hotel reservation online or call 1-808-245-5050. 

Daily Resort Fee ($20):
The daily resort fee $40 is discounted at a rate of $20 per room per night for all attendees staying at the resort.  The fee includes the following:

  • Daily enhanced internet service ("accept fees to access account" will not be charged)
  • Local & long-distance domestic calls
  • Airport shuttle on demand
  • Daily fitness classes (alternating yoga and aqua fit, up to 2 people)
  • Cultural classes
  • 24-hour access to fitness center
  • One (1) appetizer or dessert in Kukui's restaurant per room, per stay
  • Two (2) complimentary Mai Tais at Kukui's restaurant per room, per stay

Additional taxes will apply.  Parking is available at the hotel.  Discounted rates are available for guests staying at the resort for $20/night self-parking and $40/night for valet.  Parking rates subject to change.



All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.  Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting.  Costs incurred by the registration such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.  

Guest Faculty

Steven M. Holland, M.D.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Ann Mische, M.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Richard G. Wunderink, M.D.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Mayo Clinic Faculty

Omar M. Abu Saleh, M.B.B.S.

Maha Y. Al-Jabri, M.D.

Elena Beam, M.D.

Elie F. Berbari, M.D.

Bismarck S. Bisono Garcia, M.D.

Lisa Brumble, M.D.

Craig E. Daniels, M.D.

Said El Zein, M.D.

Mark J. Enzler, M.D.

Madiha Fida, M.B.B.S.

Christopher H. Hunt, M.D.

Rita I. Igwilo-Alaneme, M.B.B.S.

Avni Y. Joshi, M.D., M.S.

Mohammed Karim, M.D.

MJ Kasten, M.D.

Silpita Katragadda, M.B.B.S.

Melissa M. Kerkelis, M.D.

Sahil Khanna, M.B.B.S., M.S.

Ryan B. Khodadadi, M.D.

Alexander Lietz, M.D.

Maryam Mahmood, M.B., Ch.B.

Jack W. Mc Hugh, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.

Alejandra A. Mendoza Dominguez, M.D.

Vaisak O. Nair, M.D.

Eloy E. Ordaya Espinoza, M.D.

Robin Patel, M.D.

Bobbi S. Pritt, M.D.

Nischal Ranganath, M.D., Ph.D.

Raymund R. Razonable, M.D.

Stacey A. Rizza, M.D.

Priya Sampathkumar, M.D.

Audrey N. Schuetz, M.D.

Adi S. Shah, M.B.B.S.

FNU Shweta, M.B.B.S.

Irene G. Sia, M.D.

Donna J. Springer, APRN, CNS, M.S.

Zelalem Temesgen, M.D.

Jefferson J. Tobar Vega, M.D.

Abinash Virk, M.D.

Nancy L. Wengenack, Ph.D.

John W. Wilson, M.D.

Joseph D. Yao, M.D.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participate to earn up to 24.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.  It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Participant information will be share with ABIM through PARS.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 24.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 24.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Optional Royal College Statement
Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME's "CME in Support of MOC" program in Section 3 of the Royal College's MOC Program.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.


For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 24.50 AAPA Category 1
  • 24.50 ABIM
  • 24.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 24.50 ANCC
  • 24.50 Attendance

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To claim credit for livestream participation in this course, learners must view the content during the hours posted for the live activity.  This course is not approved for on-demand delivery. 

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