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UCSF World TB Day Symposium

Dates: March 24, 2020

Registration Begins: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 11:15am
Registration Ends: 
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 11:15am
Training Format: 
Off-site
Location name: 
UCSF Mission Bay Campus
Location: 
1855 - 4th Street
Oberndorf Auditorium
San Francisco, CA 94158

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UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Please join us in 2021!

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Note: This event will include both in-person and remote partcipation. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. 

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Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm [Registration and live-streaming from London: 7:00 - 8:30 am (Pacific Time)]

Description: Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC) will co-host the World TB Day Symposium with the UCSF Center for Tuberculosis in San Francisco. The event will honor CITC’s 25th anniversary and feature keynote talks and panel discussions by international leaders in TB research, policy, and clinical and programmatic practice. Dr. Payam Nahid, Director of the UCSF Center for Tuberculosis, and Dr. Lisa Chen, CITC’s Principal Investigator, will co-moderate the symposium. The day-long meeting at the UCSF Mission Bay campus is one segment of a 24-hour baton-passing global event to be live-streamed from Australia, Vietnam, and London

#24HourWorldTBDay, #WorldTBDay2020, #ItsTime

Application Deadline: March 23, 2020 or until event is full. 

Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. To apply, please click the Apply button at the bottom of this screen and then complete the questions on the enrollment form. Note that you will be asked to log in if you haven't already done so. Applicants will be informed of their registration status within a few days of the application deadline. Directions and hotel information will be included with acceptance emails.

Cost: There is no fee for this event, lunch will be provided.

Credit: CME and Nursing CEU credits are not available for this event.

Target Audience: This event is intended for healthcare professionals who work with tuberculosis. 

Presenters (partial list):

Sam Hawgood, MBBS
  Chancellor
  University of California, San Francisco
  San Francisco, CA

Charles Daley, MD
  Professor of Medicine
  Chief, Divison of Mycobacterial and Repiratory Infections
  National Jewish Health
  Denver, CO

Joel Ernst, MD
  Professor, School of Medince
  Chief of the Division of Experimental Medicine
  University of California, San Francisco
  San Francisco, CA

Paula Fujiwara, MD, MPH
  Scientific Director
  International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
  France

Eric Goosby, MD
  United Nations Special Envoy on Tuberculosis
  Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine
  University of California, San Francisco
  San Francisco, CA

RT Hon Nick Herbert CBE
  Co-Chair
  Global TB Caucus
  United Kingdom

Midori Kato-Maeda, MD
  Associate Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine
  University California, San Fransisco
  San Francisco, CA

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The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is designated as a Tuberculosis Center of Excellence for Training, Education, and Medical Consultation (TB COE) via a funded cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Curry International Tuberculosis Center prioritizes learners from the western region of the United States which consists of seventeen jurisdictions: Alaska, Arizona, California (including Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco), Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the U.S. Pacific Island Territories.

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In order for your application to be successfully submitted, you must complete the questions on the enrollment form, which will appear after you click the Apply button. Please do NOT click the back arrow button or close the window, otherwise your access to the questions will be closed. Completion of these questions is required for your application to be considered for acceptance.
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