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The Ritz-Carlton | Naples, USA
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Specialty: Immunology
Dates: From Aug, 25, 2018 to Aug, 29, 2018
Location: Naples, USA
Type: Meeting
Registration Cost: From 1250 to 1650 USD
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Event Venue:

The Ritz-Carlton

Naples, USA Visit the Venue to read more


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Infectious Disease Board Review, LLC.. The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician CME Credit

Live Course Credit

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 43 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Online Materials Credit

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring material for a maximum of 58 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Non Physician Credit

Certificates of attendance will be provided to attendees who cannot accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

MOC Points

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 101 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.

Claiming Credit

Instructions for claiming credit for the live course and online materials will be posted in the online materials. 

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:
IDBR is an essential destination for physicians planning to certify or recertify in the Infectious Disease Subspecialty of the American Board of Internal Medicine. Each year more than 400 attendees join our renowned faculty for four and a half days of expert lectures, interactive courses, and insightful looks into contemporary medicine. The 2018 Live Course comes with a full catalog of online materials including online-only presentations, downloadable MP3 lectures, study guides, examination prep-questions, and our Pass Guarantee provision. This course is also suitable for physicians planning to take Infectious Disease sections of the Internal Medicine Board Examination.

Review the core infectious disease information essential for preparing a physician to take the American Board of Internal Medicine Certification or Recertification Examination in infectious disease.

Answer questions written in the specific format used by the ABIM for the certification and recertification examinations.

Provide a comparison of knowledge and test taking experience with colleagues likely to be taking the certification or recertification tests in infectious diseases.

Review state of the art clinical practice for the specialty of infectious diseases.


Paul Auwaerter, MD

Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, Maryland

David Gilbert, MD

Chief of Infectious Diseases, Providence Portland Medical Center

Director, Earle A. Chiles Research Center, Providence Portland Medical Center

Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University

Portland, Oregon

Roy Gulick, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Weill Cornell Medical College

Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

New York, New York

Andrew Pavia, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Infecitous Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center and Primary Children

George and Esther Gross Presidential Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine

Salt Lake City, Utah

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Late Registration From: 2018-03-09 To: 0--
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Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
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Letter of confirmation:
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Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner

1700 Tysons Boulevard

McLean, VA 22102



Our special event room rate is $175 per night (single or double occupancy) plus tax. This rate is good until our room block is full or until Tuesday, July 24, 2018. The course’s room block has sold out the last three years, so please make your reservations early.


Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-241-3333 and referencing the 2018 Infectious Disease Board Review.

Group Code: IDBIDBA (when booking online)

Link to book reservations:

All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Course organizers assume no responsibility beyond securing reduced rates on behalf of the registrant. All charges for accommodations are the responsibility of the registrant.


Check-in time - 3:00 p.m.

Check-out time - Noon

Further Details:

Reservations must be cancelled by 12:00 Noon the day of arrival. No-shows will be charged one night’s room rate. In addition, guest has up to arrival date to confirm departure date.

Driving Directions

Taxi Costs from Local Airports

From DCA: It is a 25-30 minute taxi ride and costs approximately $40 to $50.

From IAD: It is a 20-25 minute taxi ride and costs approximately $30 to $45.

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General Info

The Infectious Disease Board Review Course (IDBR) is the largest infectious disease board review course in the United States, with more than 450 practicing clinicians attending each year. A large percentage of all Infectious Disease fellows in the United States rely on this course to prepare for their initial certification examination. Practicing clinicians attend for a general update and recertification preparation.

Exhibiting at the 2018 Course

Exhibit space is limited to book vendors, publishers, and non-profit organizations. Pharmaceutical or medical device companies and any other entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients are not permitted. 


Book Vendor: $2,000 (fee can be made in books)

Publisher Exhibit: $1,750

Exhibit Space

Each exhibit space includes one 6' table and two chairs.


Acknowledgment is made with a slide announcement in the session room(s), from the speaker podium by moderators, in the final course syllabus and on

Requesting Space

To request space, complete the following steps by August 5, 2018:

Download the Exhibitor Packet at:

Complete pages 4-5.

Submit the completed application and payment. 

The first three exhibitors to submit completed applications and payments will have the opportunity to select their exact exhibit spaces. All other spaces will be assigned.

Organising Agency

Lucian Mattison , Program Coordinator , The George Washington University

Phone: 202-994-4285


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