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47 Years Educating and Informing Infectious Disease Professionals


2021 Annual Meeting Update


November 12, 2020


Dear Remington Winter Course Faculty, Attendees, Fellows and Corporate partners,


First, thank you for your support of the Remington Winter Course in Infectious Diseases over the last 46 years.    The long-term success of this course has always been both its content and its interactive and social spirit. It would not be that way without every one of you.


As we monitored the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic we initially hoped we could have a physically distanced, live Annual Meeting in February.  However, we soon realized that would not be possible and shifted to a virtual format in the February time frame.  Now, as we are entering the third surge of the pandemic, we have concluded that in all likelihood we will be too pre-occupied for even a virtual meeting during February.


During our recent planning meeting, we decided to push the 47th Remington Winter Course in Infectious Diseases (offered virtually) into the late spring of 2021.  We envision a series of 2 – 3 days of content offered in 2-hour increments.  The format will include didactic presentations with live question and answer forums as well as our popular case presentations in a live, virtual format.


Looking forward to 2022, we are planning to return to The Grand Hyatt Vail during the week of February 13 – 18, 2022. Detailed  information will be at  www.wintercourse.org as it becomes available.


Registration information for the Spring 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting will be available in late January 2021 at www.wintercourse.org. You can be added to our notification list to receive all Remington Winter Course Updates in your email box by clicking here.


Please also follow us on Twitter @wintercourseid for the most up-to-date information.


Best wishes and stay safe,

The Remington Winter Course Board of Directors

 

FOUNDATION NEWS

Please join us in congratulating our founder, Jack Remington MD on the Dr. Jack S. Remington Laboratory for Specialty Diagnostics, formerly known as the “Palo Alto Medical Foundation Toxoplasmosis Serology Laboratory.” An International Reference group for Toxoplasmosis, in Palo Alto, CA.

WINTER COURSE DIGITAL CONTENT

Were you unable to attend the annual meeting? 

Winter Course now offers course recordings from the 2018 and 2019 meetings.

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May 2019 (Episode 1):  Dr. Helen Boucher checks in with AW Karchmer, MD and Richard Wenzel, MD for the stories behind the first 45 years of the Remington Winter Course.


June 2019 (Episode 2):  Dr. Daniel Diekema (University of Iowa) discusses exciting advances in infectious disease diagnostics with Drs. Kim Hanson (University of Utah) and Robin Patel (Mayo Clinic). Recorded following the first annual Diagnostics Day during the 45th Remington Winter Course in February 2019.

July 2019 (Episode 3):  Dr's Helen W. Boucher (Tufts University School of Medicine) and Sara E. Cosgrove (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) discuss new antibiotics and antibiotic stewardship.  Recorded February 2019 during the 45th Annual Remington Winter Course in Infectious Diseases.



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