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Carvour capstone project presentation headed for national stage

Martha Carvour, MD, PhD, assistant professor in Infectious Diseases, will present her capstone project, “Optimizing Communication in Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic,” at the 2021 American College of Physicians (ACP) Internal Medicine Meeting. The project was the final phase Carvour had to complete the ACP and the American Association of Physician Leadership’s joint Certificate in Physician Leadership program. Carvour’s project was one of only two selected for this honor.

Carvour’s project examined the Complex Care Coordination for Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) in the setting of COVID-19. Mentored by Division Director Dan Diekema, MD, MS, Carvour worked with an interdisciplinary team of ID clinic providers and staff, including UI Health Care Information Systems and departmental and divisional adminstrators.

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