Infectious Diseases Lectures (and such)

Below are links to an archive of lectures and interviews on infectious diseases topics performed by Samaritan Infectious Diseases Physicians. Some of these were intended for clinicians and some for more general audiences.

ID Lectures


KCUP Radio intervew. This interview occurred on June 19, 2009 and was conducted by KCUP radio host Cheryl Harl. The interview was wide ranging and might be of interest to general audiences.

Approach to the patient with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. This lecture was given on August 21, 2009. The virulence of Staphylococcus aureus and its tendency to cause complicated illness makes understanding of this syndrome crucial to clinicians.

Spanish Flu - The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 - Lessons from History. As the prospect of pandemic H1N1 flu is being considered it is instructive to learn of the events of the most lethal influenza pandemic of all - suitable for a general audience.

H1N1 UpdateNovel H1N1Influenza Update. Learn current (fall 2009) epidemiologic data and information about prevention and treatment of novel H1N1 influenza A as provided in this "update" lecture concerning this ever evolving topic.

H1N1 for the laymanH1N1 Influenza A for the Layman. A great deal of information is available about novel H1N1 influenza A, some of it complex and confusing. This lecture discusses this illness in terms intended to help the layperson understand this new strain of influenza and the illness it causes.

Travel MedicineTravel Medicine. International travel can be most enjoyable and enlightening. This presentation (fall 2013) will help the viewer understand a bit of the risk of encountering infectious diseases on such travel. A visit to the travel clinic can help travelers prepare for a succesful journey.