ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop, Florence, Italy


ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop, Florence, Italy

ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop, Emerging infections for clinicians and the WHO Emerging Diseases Clinical Assessment and Response Network, Florence, Italy 13 – 15 May 2019

Course Objective

This workshop aims to bridge the gap between advanced diagnostics (such as metagenomics and whole genome sequencing) and clinical practice. The program will include presentation of diagnostic methods and diagnostic strategies, as well as case stories presented by clinicians. The last day is focused on the emergency teams deployed by the WHO in collaboration with the WHO Emerging Diseases Clinical Assessment and Response Network (EDCARN).

Target Audience

Clinical microbiologists and physicians seeing patients with suspected infections.

Attendance Grants

ESCMID provides a number of attendance grants for ESCMID «young scientist members». The grant covers the registration fee but not travel or accommodation costs. Please apply via the ESCMID website at before 15 March 2019. Applicants will be informed about their acceptance by 30 March 2019.

Course Venue

Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine University of Florence Largo Brambilla 3 50134 Florence, Italy

Registration Procedure

The registration portal can be found on the ESCMID website at Please register by 15 April 2019.

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