VALLEYCARE SPEAKER: THE RISE OF SUPERBUGS - The Rise of Superbugs and Vaccine-Preventable Infections

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Past Dates & Times

  • Thursday, May 7, 2020 7:30 pm

Location

Bankhead Theater - LVPAC - 2400 First Street

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Details

Bay Area native, Stanford Clinical Assistant Professor, and physician specializing in infectious diseases Dr. Jake Scott will discuss the various reasons why the world is seeing an alarming increase in the number of antibiotic-resistant organisms causing infection. Join us to learn what doctors, patients, and society can do to stem the rising tide of these superbugs. Dr. Scott, Co-Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship at Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare, will also touch upon the growing number of vaccine-preventable illnesses and try to shed light on common misconceptions and issues related to vaccines and infectious diseases.

Speaker: Dr. Jake Scott, Co-Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare; Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine – Infectious Diseases, Stanford University