Colorado IDSA Meeting

10th Annual COIDSA Conference – Detai

Conference Details

Friday, March 17, 2017

Inverness Hotel & Conference Center

200 Inverness Drive West

Englewood, CO 80112

Click Here to RegisterEvery year, the conference has grown. We are delighted to give you this local and regional opportunity to network with peers and colleagues in our industry, as well as to learn more about ongoing advancements in clinical, research and field settings.

Registration will be open to both members and non-members of Colorado IDSA. Infectious disease fellows are encouraged to come as guests of the society; the normal registration fees are waived for fellows.

10th Annual COIDSA Conference – Rates

$180 – Physicians

$155 – Non-Physicians

$0 (Complimentary) Fellows

$180 – Industry (Non-Sales) – Medical Affairs/Research Liaisons

10th Annual COIDSA Conference – Agenda 

8:00 – 8:15 am – Registration & Continental Breakfast 

8:15 – 9:05 am – Pushing the Envelope: The increasing problem of antimicrobial resistance in Gram-negative pathogens Lou B. Rice, MD; Joukowsky Family Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University & Physician-In Chief, Rhode Island & The Miriam Hospitals

9:05 – 9:55 am – Update on Pneumonia in Hospitalized Patients

Michael Klompas, MD, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Infectious Disease

9:55 – 10:15 am – Break

10:15 – 10:50 am – Adult Case Study

10:50 – 11:40 am – What’s Hot Where It’s Hot; Health Advice for International Travelers

Jay Keystone, CM MD, MSc (CTM), FRCPC; Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Tropical Disease Unit, Toronto General Hospital

11:40 – 12:45 pm – Lunch/COIDSA Annual Business Meeting

12:45 – 1:35 pm – Controversies and complexities in HCV therapy in 2017: A case-based panel discussion

Kenneth Greenberg, DO, PharmD, Denver Infectious Disease Consultants & Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado

Sarah Rowan, MD,

David L. Wyles, MD, Chief Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health

1:35 – 2:25 pm – Update from CROI (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections) 2017

Steven C. Johnson, MD; Professor Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado School of Medicine

2:25 – 2:40 pm – Break

2:40 – 3:15 pm – Pediatric Case Study

3:15 – 4:05 pm – TB Diagnostics

Robert Belknap, MD; Denver Health Medical Center & University of Colorado School of Medicine

4:05 – 4:15 pm – Wrap Up

Susan Mason Education Award for ID Fellows- Call for Applicants

Susan Mason Education Award for ID Fellows

Colorado IDSA

January 31, 2017

Dear Adult and Pediatric ID Fellows,

The Susan Mason Education Award provides support through Colorado IDSA for adult or pediatric infectious disease trainees (at the fellow level) who want to make a contribution to improve the care we provide to our community.

Dr. Susan Mason was a founding member of the Colorado IDSA and a prominent member of the local ID community.  She trained in the University of Colorado Infectious Disease Fellowship Program and was strongly supportive of the educational, clinical and international experiences for ID fellows.  Throughout her life, Dr. Mason was committed to patient care and social engagement.

We encourage you to apply to the fund established in her honor to support research and educational activities that will help build your expertise and career.

This one-year award reinforces the role of the Colorado IDSA as a force for productive action and change.  People like Susan are best remembered if their memory inspires us to action.

Criteria for $2,000 annual award:

1) Adult or Pediatric ID fellow at University of Colorado

2) Commitment to active engagement and excellence in research, international health and/or community practice

3) Provides support for career development-related activities (e.g., travel to a specialized scientific meeting, travel for research/service in a resource-limited setting, a specific component of an ongoing research project, training and/or travel to learn a new technique or skill that will advance the fellow’s career or improve clinical care in the community, educational project, etc.)

Application Format:

1-2 pages




Methods or Approach (if applicable)

How the award with advance your career goals

Budget (brief)

Due date:           February 27, 2017

Submit to:          Keely Drever at

The award will be presented at the CO IDSA meeting on March 17, 2017.

Please contact Ed Janoff ( with questions.


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