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Infectious Diseases Council Chair: Lara Danziger-Isakov Vice Chair:Frauke Mattner Past Chair:Martha Mooney Program Committee:Erik Verschuuren Standards.

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1 Infectious Diseases Council Chair: Lara Danziger-Isakov Vice Chair:Frauke Mattner Past Chair:Martha Mooney Program Committee:Erik Verschuuren Standards & Guidelines: Amparo Sole Education: Fernanda Silveira Registries & Databases:Shahid Husain/Paolo Grossi Communications:Stanley Martin

2 Accomplishments over past year 1. Response to PHS Guidelines - sent to CDC on 21/Nov/11 2. Collaborations within ISHLT ISHLT Academy and Annual Meeting: Erik Verschuuren Heart Guidelines-ongoing revision of ID section: Stan Martin & Martha Mooney LINKS participation: Stan Martin & contributors 3. VAD proposal - Survey of Prevention Strategies: Shimon Kusne Survey developed and reviewed by core workgroup 4. VAD proposal - Validation of ISHLT Definitions: Margaret Hannan Working with IMACS Developed working group 5. Systems-based guide to infectious complications post-transplant: Amparo Sole & Fernanda Silveira Presented to Education Council & Developed Sample Chapter 6. Fungal Working Group to evaluate prophylaxis: Shahid Husain In development 7. Joint symposium on Transplant ID at ICAAC in September 2012

3 Goals and plans for coming year 1. VAD Survey of Prevention Strategies: Shimon Kusne Distribution and analysis of survey Summer VAD proposal - Validation of ISHLT Definitions: Margaret Hannan On IMACS Committee, ID Workgroup responding 3. Systems-based guide to infectious complications post- transplant: Amparo Sole & Fernanda Silveira Circulate sample chapter & schema for feedback, review by Education Council Format of final product to be determined (website, app, pocket book) Distribution of assignments, writing & editing 4. Fungal Working Group to evaluate prophylaxis: Shahid Husain Initiate conference calls and set goals/objectives 5. Standards & Guidelines: Shahid Husain & Paolo Grossi Propose infection parameters for data subset (May-June 2012) 6. Discussion with IDSA, AST & TTS for joint symposia 2013/4

4 Key discussion points and action items for the Board 1.Publicity of ICAAC Joint Symposium A. In LINKS, discussed with Vince Valentine 2. Support for Conference calls for A. IMACS working group B. Fungal Working Group C. Development team for systems-based guide 3. Representative to Northwestern/AST/ASTS Increased Risk Consensus Conference ~ $600 for registration/travel 4. Systems-based guide: Format of product 5. Future development of ID pilot within IMACS

5 Acknowledgment of council/committee leaders Thank you –Vice Chair Frauke Mattner –Patty Uber, Board Liaison Leadership Changes –Vice Chair:Fernanda Silviera –Program Committee:Erik Verschuuren/Stan Martin –Standards & Guidelines: Stan Martin –Education: Amparo Sole –Communications: Michele Estabrook & Mace Schuurmans –Basic Science Liaison:Orla Morrissey –Junior Faculty Representative:Melihn Luong –IICC:Martha Mooney


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