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Author: Zachary Van Roy

#PharmToExamTable: Urine Luck- Navigating ESBL UTI Treatment (Part 1)

Part 1 of this #PharmToExamTable post explores treatment options for ESBL UTIs and was authored by Anna Rehberg, 2024 UNMC College of Pharmacy PharmD Candidate

Sep 12, 2023

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sias Scherger

Dr. Sias Scherger completed an ID fellowship at the University of Colorado, where he stayed on as faculty for a few years. He now joins us at UNMC ID, where he will focus on the treatment of immunocompromised patients. A Nebraska native and graduate of UNMC’s College of Medicine, we welcome him back! Read on to learn more about our great new addition to the UNMC ID faculty. Congratulations Sia!

Sep 5, 2023

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Juan Teran

Dr. Juan Teran joins UNMC ID as an assistant professor and the medical director of the Nebraska Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program (ICAP). He recently completed an ID fellowship at Boston University. Read on to learn more about this great new addition to the UNMC ID team. Congratulations Juan!

Aug 30, 2023

Research Digest: Antimicrobial Advances at UNMC

Research Digest is a periodic installment that recognizes the world-class clinical research performed right here at UNMC ID. This week, we feature two articles exploring the pharmaceutical treatment of two different infectious diseases with wide-reaching implications. As always, be sure to check out the linked full articles for more details.

Aug 24, 2023

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Shawna Sunagawa

Dr. Shawna Sunagawa is not new to UNMC ID, having completed her pharmacy residency here at Nebraska Medicine/UNMC. She is, however, transitioning to a new role within the division, and we are very excited to have her stay on! Read on to learn more about this fantastic new addition to the UNMC ID faculty. Congratulations, Shawna

Aug 22, 2023

Our Fellowship Leaders can’t wait to review your applications!

The following content was provided by Dr. Abbas and Dr. Van Schooneveld, UNMC ID fellowship program directors. Read on to learn about our great program and please share with those who may be interested!

Aug 17, 2023

Top Tips for Acing Fellowship Interviews

It is the beginning of August, and fellowship application season is upon us once again. Watch the UNMC ID blog in the coming weeks for fellowship application content. We begin with a practical guide to fellowship interviews. If you know someone gearing up for this important step, please share this post. A refresher on these skills can always be useful!

Aug 14, 2023

#PharmToExamTable: When Should I Use Rifampin to Treat Staphylococcus aureus Infective Endocarditis?

This #PharmToExamTable post exploring the use of Rifampin in infective endocarditis was authored by Josh Meyer. Josh is a P4 Pharmacy student here at UNMC.

Jul 27, 2023

Tools of the Trade: How Flowcharts can aid Quality Improvement in Healthcare

At UNMC ID, we are always proud of our leaders who strive to improve patient care daily. Last month, team members at Nebraska Medicine attended a mini-training led by Nichole Regan focusing on the utility of process mapping and flow charts in improving the quality of patient care.

Jul 25, 2023

Meeting Recap: 2023 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit (Part 2)

The 2023 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit was held on Friday, June 2, 2023 at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in La Vista, NE. Read on for a recap of what was discussed!

Jul 19, 2023