February 10-11, 2021 Virtual Public Meeting

This virtual public meeting was dedicated to presentations from two new working groups of the PACCARB, one on Inter-Professional Education and another on Antibiotic Access and Use, which were formed in response to a task letter from the Assistant Secretary for Health. The two-day virtual public meeting also included an update on the impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial resistance.



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Impact of COVID-19 on Antibiotic Use and Resistance – An Update*
Arjun Srinivasan, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

PANEL 1: Modalities of Care

Antimicrobial Stewardship at MinuteClinic*
Anne Pohnert, CVS Minute Clinic

Antibiotic Stewardship in a Total Virtual CareTM Model*
Kristin Dean, Doctor on Demand

Connected Care for Food Production Animals*
Gilbert Patterson, VetNOW

PANEL 2: Populations and Disparities

Variability in Antibiotic Prescribing: Targets for Improving Antibiotic Use*
Lauri Hicks, CDC

Antibiotic Use through a Health Equity Lens*
Jeffrey Hall, CDC

Racial Disparities in Antibiotic Prescribing for Children*
Jeffrey Gerber, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Disparities in Prescribing Based on Provider Density and Socio-Economic Status*
Eili Klein, Johns Hopkins University

PANEL 3: Crops

Regulating Antibiotic Use on Crops*
Susan Jennings, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Innovations and Tracking Use of Antibiotics in Tree Crops*
Kerik Cox, Cornell University

Strategies for Reducing Antibiotic Use in Tree Crops*
George Sundin, Michigan State University

Antifungal Resistance in Humans and the Environment*
Melanie Ivey, The Ohio State University

PANEL 4: Interprofessional Education (IPE) and One Health

Introduction and Framing of IPE*
Patricia Cuff, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Core Competencies in One Health Education*
Jonna Mazet, University of California, Davis

Interprofessional Learning, Experience and Practice*
Catherine Demko, Case Western Reserve University

Exemplar IPE Program: The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth*
David Farmer, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth

PANEL 5: Individual Drivers of Change

Sustaining Interprofessional Education into Practice*
Maria Wamsley, University of California San Francisco

Enacting Change Through Cooperative Extension*
Roger Rennekamp, Cooperative Extension System

Patients as Educators: The New Partner in IPE*
Sue Sheridan, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

PANEL 6: Institutional Drivers of Change

The Role of IPE in Veterinary Education about AMR*
Trevor Ames, University of Minnesota

International Harmonization of Accreditation Standards*
Karen Martens Brandt, American Veterinary Medical Association

Institutional Drivers of Change: Opportunity and Evolution in CE*
Graham McMahon, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

Mechanisms for Furthering IPE and the Role of Government
Donald M. Berwick, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (no slides used)

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