Upcoming Lecture: Dr. Michael Pulia 12/9 PHS Seminar on Antibiotic Stewardship

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Please join us for the next PHS Monday Seminar presented by Dr. Michael Pulia on Monday, December 9th from noon-1pm in HSLC 1335. Dr. Pulia will be presenting his research on antibiotic stewardship: "Mixed Methods Approach to Antibiotic Stewardship Intervention Development and Evaluation in the Emergency Department"

Dr. Pulia is assistant professor of emergency medicine and serves as director of the Emergency Medicine Antibiotic Stewardship Program. In this capacity, he leads a health services research program focused on improving antimicrobial stewardship in the emergency department. He currently serves in a national leadership role as chair of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine’s (AAEM) Antimicrobial Stewardship Task Force. In this capacity, Dr. Pulia was the sole representative for emergency medicine at the 2015 White House One Health Forum on Antimicrobial Stewardship, and he has subsequently been tasked with raising awareness among emergency care providers about antimicrobial resistance and best practices in stewardship. Additionally, Dr. Pulia represented AAEM as a contributor to the National Quality Partners Antibiotic Stewardship in Acute Care Playbook.

Learning objectives

1. Understand the relationship between antibiotic stewardship and public health
2. Describe how qualitative methods and systems engineering frameworks can guide healthcare intervention development
3. Distinguish implementation and trial outcomes and articulate how they complement each other

Seminar sponsored by the Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health