GE Sponsored Webinar - Antimicrobial Resistance in the Time of COVID-19

Webinar Description: 

Sponsored by GE | Roche

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been a silent pandemic spanning 2 decades. Without a coordinated response, AMR may be an ongoing threat to modern medicine. Learn about a new U.S. action plan designed to combat AMR and the potential impact of COVID-19.  

This course was originally recorded on 11/12/2020.

Target Audience

All healthcare providers

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, the attendee will be able to:

  • Restate why AMR potentially poses a greater existential threat than COVID-19;
  • Describe the 5 goals laid out in the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria;
  • Discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic may hinder or help the fight against AMR.

Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided for this webinar by GE | Roche. Content is provided by the sponsor.


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Brian Lee, MD

Clinical Science Director, Roche Molecular Diagnostics

Dr. Brian Lee is a Clinical Science Director at Roche Molecular Diagnostics, a board-certified Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist, and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. Before joining Roche, he was Co-Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Founding Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. He previously served on the California Healthcare-Associated Infections Advisory Committee and was inaugural Chair of its Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee.

No continuing education is offered for this sponsored webinar.

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