SAVE THE DATES to listen in to the leading topic expert presentations
shared on January 15, 2021, at the Patient, Family, Caregiver Symposium:
Beginning Tuesday, March 9 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST following through on
March 16, March 23, and March 30.
A Symposium specifically developed for Patients Diagnosed With a C. diff. Infection, Being Treated For a Clostridioides diffiicile infection, Recovering From a Clostridioides difficile Infection and Recurrences with Family Members and Caregivers.
The Patient & Family C. diff. Symposium was a gathering of healthcare professionals, keynote speakers, health advocates, practitioners, educators, thought leaders, and patients who are transforming the patient experience and changing the way people experience
C. diff. infections worldwide.
Unlike other conferences on this topic, patients will share their C. diff. infection journeys, providing a real-world perspective on patient experience. Our attendees will learn more from this virtual-online symposium and gain knowledge on important topics that will better aid their care and recovery through tools and strategies delivered by keynote speakers.
The Symposium followed the C Diff Foundation Mission statement – Educating and Advocating for the prevention, treatments, clinical trials, diagnostics, and environmental safety of Clostridioides difficile
(C. diff.) infections worldwide.
Keynote speakers presented up-to-date data to expand on the existing knowledge and provide important information focused on, yet not limited to, a Clostridioides difficile infection (also known as C. diff., C. difficile, CDAD, CDI) ……
- Environmental Safety
- Clinical trials and studies
- Introduction to Microbiome Research and Studies
- Infection Prevention
- Fecal Microbiota Restoration and Transplants
- Antibiotic Stewardship
We hope you enjoy the broadcasts!
Program Chair: Paul Feuerstadt, MD, FACG
Barbara McGovern, MD “Treatment of recurrent C. difficile infection with SER-109, an investigational microbiome drug.”
Paul Feuerstadt, MD ” C. diff. Overview – What is a C. diff. Infection?”
Sahil Khanna, MD “C. diff. Treatments + FMT Overview. “
Simon Cutting, Ph. D. “Bacillus, and C. diff. Spore Overview. “
Teena Chopra, MD ” Introduction to Infection Prevention.”
Doe Kley, RN, MPH “C. diff. Transitioning from Hospital to Home. “
Courtney Jones ” Microbiome, Microbiota, and Gut Health.”
Denise Cardo, MD “Everyone Has a Role in Antibiotic Awareness.”
Larry Kociolek, MD “C. diff. Infections in Pediatrics.”
Kathy Bischoff “My C. diff. Journey.”
Renata Johnson “My C. diff. Journey.”
Paul Feuerstadt, MD & Barbara McGovern, MD