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Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Nov 13;6(12):ofz487. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofz487. eCollection 2019 Dec.

Faces of Resistance: Using Real-World Patients and Their Advocates to Teach Medical Students About Antimicrobial Stewardship.

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1
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA.
2
Public Policy and Government Relations, Infectious Diseases Society of America, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
3
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA.
4
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New York, New York, USA.

Abstract

We engaged medical students with antimicrobial stewardship (AS) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) through patient stories and a panel on AMR advocacy with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Students were surveyed on their perceptions about AS and AMR (response rate = 139 of 166, 84%).

KEYWORDS:

antimicrobial resistance; antimicrobial stewardship; undergraduate medical education

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