2007 Program

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Friday, August 10, 2007

7:00 AM 7:45 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:45 AM 8:00 AM Welcome and announcements: G Cierny III , MD
8:00 AM 9:15 AM Symposium 1: Preventing Surgical Site Infections
Moderator: George Cierny III, MD
SCIP, SIP, and the Evolution of National Hospital Performance Measures - Donald Fry, MD
The Patient at Risk- George Cierny III, MD
Screening for Patient Colonization- Lance Peterson, MD
Antibiotic Prophylaxis- Stephen Mosher, MD
9:15 AM 10:45 Presentation of Basic Science Papers I Moderator: Doreen DiPasquale, MD
10:45 AM 11:30 AM Symposium 2: Sergical Site Infection II
Moderator: Danny Wongworawat, MD
Patient and OR Environments- Patrick Parks, MD
The Surgeon's Role- Charalampos Zalavras, MD PhD
Skin Science- Charles E Edmiston, PhD MS CIC
11:30AM 12:00PM Symposium- Industrial Horizons (non-CME)
Individualized Medicine and Infection Prevention- Patrick Parks MD, 3M Health Care St. Paul MN
Rapid Species Identification from Positive Blood Cultures Philip Onigman, AdvanDx, Woburn MA
12:00 AM 1:00 PM Carl L Nelson, MD Memorial Case Discussion and Lunch
Abinash Virk MD, Rochester MN
1:00 PM 2:15 PM Presentation of Clinical Study Papers
Moderator: Doreen DiPasquale MD
2:15 PM 3:15 PM Symposium 3: SSI-III Perioperative
Moderator: Paul Holtum, MD
Therapy of Infections Caused by Methecillin-Resistant
Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)- Raymond Chinn, MD
Managing the Use of Preventative Antibiotics in Surgery:
A New Paradigm for the Future- Donald Fry, MD
3:15 PM   Friday Adjournment
3:30 PM   MSIS Executive Board Meeting
6:00 PM   Reception

Saturday, August 11, 2007

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 8:00 AM MSIS Business Meeting
8:30 AM 10:00 AM Presentation of Clinical Study Papers II
Moderator: Doreen DiPasquale, MD
10:00 AM 10:45PM President's Lecture: Biofilms on Our Frontier, William Costerton PhD
10:45 AM 12:15 PM Symposium 4: Antibiotic Depots in Clean Surgery
Moderator: A McLaren, MD
Low Dose AB-PMMA Composits- Pro: Ed McPherson, MD/Con: Doug Osmon, MD
Smart Gels- Javad Parvisi MD
Nano-Silver Technologies- Volker Alt, MD PhD
Antibiotic Gel Applications in Orthopaedics- Lew Schon, MD
Antibiotic Beads- George Cierny III MD
12:15PM   Presentation of Awards for Best Clinical and Best Basic Science Papers
12:30 PM   Inauguration of MSIS 2007-8 Executive
Concluding Remarks and collection of evaluation forms
Conference Adjournment