Join John A. Burns School of Medicine Pediatrician Dr. Raul Rudoy and his colleagues at the 6th Pediatrics Infectious Diseases Conference, October 6, at JABSOM’s Auditorium. The conference goals are to:

  • Answer common parental concerns regarding travel outside the USA and be familiar with current prophylactic regimens and resources.
  • Be up to date with the most recent recommendations for immunizing children and adolescents.
  • Outline the epidemiology, clinical features and custom treatment of staphylococcal infections in Hawai`i.
  • Enhance your differential diagnosis and management plan for children presenting with unusual manifestations of common infections.
  • Discuss recent guidelines and recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of the febrile infant.

For more information, call (808) 983-8387 or email

REGISTRATION FEE: Physicians : $ 75.00 , Nurses : $50.00

Checks and registration information (Name, Degree, Specialty, Telephone contact) should be mailed to: HPAREF (make check out to HPAREF), 1319 Punahou Street #749, Honolulu HI  96826Faculty at the conference include:Dr. Marian Melish, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Hawai`i School of MedicineDr. Guliz Erdem, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Hawai`i School of Medicine

Dr. Martin Wiesse, Professor Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences Bethesda, MD

Dr. Mark Burnett, 
Chief Pediatric Infectious Disease Service, Tripler Army Medical Center

The program outline is:

12:15 Registration & Lunch

1:00 Overview by Raul Rudoy MD

1:15   Immunizations update by  Guliz Erdem MD

1:45   Travel medicine: prevention and care by Mark Burnett MD

2:15   Break

2:30  Staphylococcal Infections in Hawai`i by Marian Melish MD

3:00 The febrile infant by Martin Weisse MD

3:30  Break

3:45  Workshop : Unusual presentations of common infectious diseases by Raul Rudoy MD

4:30  Case Presentations and Discussion by Guliz, Martin, Mark, Marian (2-­3 short cases each, 15 minutes/ faculty )

5:30-­‐6:00 Meet the Faculty

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