Opportunities for Health Professional Engagement: Clinical Advocacy on Policies and Procurement Resolutions

This webinar is part 2 of the How the Health Care Sector Can Help Prevent Antibiotic Overuse in Animal Agriculture: 2015 Webinar Series.

This session was hosted in collaboration with the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (PIDS) and the Sharing Antimicrobial Reports for Pediatric Stewardship (SHARPS).

This webinar features three physicians active in efforts to promote comprehensive antibiotic stewardship using a three-pronged approach: clinical practice, food purchasing, and policy advocacy. Current research is reviewed and tangible suggestions about how health professionals, particularly clinicians, can serve as leaders in stewardship of antibiotics in food production are discussed.

Presenters include: Jason G. Newland, MD, MEd, FPIDS, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Aparna Bole, MD, University Hospital Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital; and Scott Weissman, MD, Seattle Children’s Hospital. The webinar is moderated by Stacia Clinton, HCWH.

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