MGR | James P. Nataro, MD, PhD, MBA – E. coli in the GI Tract: Your Friend or Your Enemy?

Date: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall auditorium 1-5
Cost: Free

James P. Nataro, MD, PhD, MBA, is chair of the UVA Department of Pediatrics and holds the Benjamin Armistead Shepherd chair in pediatric medicine. He also serves as physician-in-chief for UVA Children’s Hospital, with a clinical focus on general pediatrics, and additional expertise in pediatric infectious diseases. Dr. Nataro’s research focuses on intestinal health, especially diseases of developing countries.

Learning objectives: 

  1. Recognize the major categories of diarrheagenic E. coli and their clinical implications
  2. Understand the significance of a positive result for E. coli on the Biofire FilmArray GI panel.

Medicine Grand Rounds is offered every Wednesday throughout the year by the UVA Department of Medicine, in association with UVA’s Office of Continuing Medical Education. CME credit is available; instructions and forms are available at the event.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The University Of Virginia School Of Medicine awards one hour of participation to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a permanent record of participants who have been awarded hours of participation. CME transcripts may be obtained at (click on Transcripts and follow the instructions).

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