Commissioner's Medical Grand Rounds: Antibiotic Use and Resistance for the Practicing Physician

This presentation will strengthen clinicians' understanding of antibiotic resistance, review recommended guideline-based approaches to antibiotic use for common outpatient adult and pediatric conditions, and describe evidence-based tools and approaches to assist providers in communication to patients about optimal antibiotic use.

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  • Howard A. Zucker, M.D., J.D.
    Commissioner, New York State Department of Health


  • Jeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Presentation (PDF)
  • Saul R. Hymes, MD
    Medical Director, Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Stony Brook University School of Medicine
    Stony Brook Children's Hospital
    Presentation (PDF)
  • Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, MPH
    Field Medical Officer, NY
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Presentation (PDF)


  • Wednesday, February 28th, 2018, 8:00am – 10:00am
    Conference Center, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital
    Westchester Medical Center Campus
    100 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY 10595

Continuing Medical Education Credits

CME credit availability has expired for this session.