Month: November 2021

Learn more about our open Community ID physician position!

Content provided by Dr. Starlin Our community infectious diseases team aims to provide service to patients outside of main University of Nebraska Medial Center (UNMC) campus. It is one of the few fully dedicated Academic Community Infectious Disease services in the country and we are proud to embrace Nebraska Medicine’s (NMC) and UNMC’s vision and […]

November 23, 2021

Antibiotic Awareness Week Publication Alert: Confronting antimicrobial resistance beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

Antibiotic Awareness Week 2021,”an annual observance that raises awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic use” runs this year from November 18-24 2021. This is a global campaign with messaging from the CDC and the WHO calling on all of us to not only Be Antibiotics Aware, but to actively engage in activities to reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance. To kick off #USAAW21 and #WAAW21, we share this #ThrowbackThursday publication from September 2020: Confronting antimicrobial resistance beyond the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 US election.

November 18, 2021

UNMC ID Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacists celebrated with Acute Care Pharmacist of the Year and Rising Star Pharmacist Awards

Thirty-three acute care pharmacists received heartfelt nominations from sixty-five peers and colleagues for Pharmacist of the Year 2021. This year, two awards were given – the Acute Care Pharmacist of the Year Award, and the Rising Star Pharmacist Award: both awardees came from the UNMC ID division.

November 15, 2021

Round 2: IDWeek 2021 “Ryder’s Review”

Once again this year, Dr. Ryder felt quite fortunate to attend this conference as part of his fellowship training, as the emphasis on fellow education at UNMC is clear. He shares his IDWeek2021 experience here.

November 9, 2021

Dr. Jonathan Ryder, 2nd year UNMC ID fellow

COVID-19 vaccines at the Specialty Care Center

Since mid-August 2021, the Nebraska Medicine Specialty Care Center (SCC) has been busy administering Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to patients at the clinic. Many of these patients were previously hesitant about receiving COVID-19 vaccines elsewhere in the community, but had expressed willingness to complete it at the SCC.

November 2, 2021