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

  • 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
  • The Grand Rounds Program is free of charge for all providers in NYS. Advance registration is requested. Please click HERE to register to attend in-person or via the live webinar. Registration ID is not required. Select "Not registered yet? Click here to register."
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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.

Session details:


  • 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
  • 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
  • Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, MPH
    Field Medical Officer, NY
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Continuing Medical Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.