A full-day Educational PIDS Workshop is being offered
on Wednesday, November 18, 2015.
LETTER OF INVITATION:
- To improve the process for undertaking PID research in Latin America and other regions where there is considerable potential for PID research, but where mechanisms are relatively under-developed. The goal is to facilitate development of clinically relevant research, increased research outputs, and policy interventions.
- To facilitate interaction between PID trainees and junior faculty in Latin America and more widely.
PID fellows and junior faculty in Latin America and other regions where PID research currently has a relatively low profile. If insufficient applicants from within this group, consider opening up to wider audience.CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBLITY TO THE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
The candidates are required to prepare the following documents and return them to the congress secretariat at email@example.com to be considered for the program.
- Complete the Application Form and make sure to print it as a PDF file before sending it.
- Reference letter from a supervisor (recommendation)
All applicants are encouraged to submit an abstract for the WSPID 2015 Congress and apply for a WSPID Fellowship.
Please note: application deadline is Friday, August 14, 2015.
PIDS FELLOWS EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
08:00-08:10 - Welcome, introduction
and overview of the day - Dave Burgner
08:10-08:30 - Introductory remarks - Eitan Berezin, Urs Schaad
08:30-09:00 - Why bother with PID
research? - Miguel O’Ryan
09:00-09:30 - Which design is right for your study? - Juan Pablo Torres
09:30-09:50 - How to write a paper - Nigel Curtis
09:50-10:30 - Coffee Break
10:30-12:30 - 6 small group discussions to work up one or more related
research proposals. Led by Fellows, facilitated by Faculty
12:30-13:30 - Lunch Break
- Andrea Salgado
- Flavia Almeida
- Nigel Curtis
- Eitan Berezin
- Miguel O’Ryan
- Pierre Smeesters
- Urs Schaad
13:30-13:50 - Conducting PID research in regions with high clinical load
and variable infrastructure: The South African experience -
13:50-14:15 - Lecture: facilitating ESPID and research interactions between
Europe and Latin America - Pierre Smeisters & Cristiana
14:15-14:35 - Conducting Collaborative PID research in Latin America –
opportunities and obstacles - Rolando
14:35-15:00 - Conducting PID research in regions with high clinical load
and variable infrastructure: The Brazilian experience -
Ricardo Gurgel & Cristiana Nascimento Carvalho
15:00-15:20 - Coffee Break
15:20-16:20 - 6 presentations of each research proposal
16:20-16:45 - “I wish I’d done
that”: reflections from current and recent
PID fellows - Facilitator: Andrea Salgado
16:45-17:00 - Summary and wrap- up - Dave Burgner & Faculty