AMSA Presentation at Loyola University by Tahseen Javed Siddiqui, Md

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An introduction to Infectious Disease Specialty

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AMSA Presentation at Loyola University by Tahseen Javed Siddiqui, Md

  1. 1. Tahseen Javed Siddiqui, MD <ul><li>CAREER PATHS </li></ul><ul><li>In </li></ul><ul><li>INFECTIOUS DISEASES </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>HIV MEDICINE </li></ul>
  2. 2. Biography
  3. 3. INFECTIOUS DISEASES and HIV MEDICINE <ul><li>Choosing a subspecialty is the most important career decision a medical student/resident must make </li></ul><ul><li>Your choice of medical specialty reflects your personal and professional goals as a physician </li></ul><ul><li>Those looking for intellectual challenge, job satisfaction, and a wide range of career options, should consider a career in INFECTIOUS DISEASES (ID), a richly rewarding specialty with a historic place in medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Infectious diseases are the third leading cause of death in the United States—170,000 each year </li></ul><ul><li>ID specialists are on the leading edge of some of the hottest topics in medicine today—from treatment for HIV/AIDS patients, to the growing threat posed by antibiotic resistance, to concerns about the appropriate evaluation and response to threats of bioterrorism. </li></ul>
  4. 4. INFECTIOUS DISEASES and HIV MEDICINE <ul><li>ID specialists develop and employ strategies to prevent and treat infectious diseases. Prevention is accomplished through environmental approaches, prophylactic antibiotics, and—most importantly—vaccines. Treatment involves use of specific antimicrobial agents. </li></ul><ul><li>ID specialists have their choice of careers including HIV medicine, public health, private practice, health care epidemiology, academia, and industry </li></ul>
  5. 13. Other Avenues…..
  6. 14. let the journey begins….
  7. 15. Medical Degree, M.D. (Sind Medical College, University of Karachi, Pakistan- 1986)
  8. 16. Postgraduate Qualifications … to be better M.R.C.P (Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland-1995)
  9. 17. Postgraduate Qualifications … to be the best Residency In Internal Medicine (Categorical) University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA, U.S ( 1998-2001 )
  10. 18. Postgraduate Qualifications … the journey continues … Fellowship In Infectious Diseases (2001-2003) Loyola University Medical Center, IL
  11. 19. ,,, welcome to the real world ,,,
  12. 20. ,,, let the show begins ,,,
  13. 22. Care For The Unfortunates
  14. 24. Media & Public Education
  15. 25. Care For The Unfortunates
  16. 26. The Chicago Society Of Internal Medicine
  17. 27. Infection Control Policies & Protocols
  18. 29. Pharmacy & Therapeutics Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
  19. 30. Antibiogram Antibiotic Stewardship Program
  20. 31. ABX Recommendations & Guidelines
  21. 32. RESEARCH
  22. 33. RESEARCH
  23. 34. JOURNALS
  24. 35. SOCIETIES
  25. 36. Family

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