CANCELLED World TB Day Symposium

This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Please join us in 2021!

The day-long meeting at the UCSF Mission Bay campus is one segment of a 24-hour around-the-globe event to be live-streamed from Sydney, Hanoi, London and San Francisco. The UCSF/Curry program will begin at 8:30 am PST (with live-streaming of the London closing session beginning at 7:00 am). The event will feature keynote talks and panel discussions by international leaders in TB research, policy, and clinical and programmatic practice.

In partnership with the SFDPH TB Control Program, the UCSF Center for Tuberculosis and CITC will co-sponsor the “lighting” of San Francisco City Hall red for World TB day, joining the annual global campaign to increase awareness for TB.

Dr. Payam Nahid, Director of the UCSF Center for Tuberculosis
Dr. Lisa Chen, CITC’s Principal Investigator
Key note:  Right Honourable Nick Herbert, CBE -Global TB Caucus Chair, Member of Parliament 2012-19

Policy  session - Drs. Eric Goosby and Mike Reid  post-UN High-Level Meeting on TB progress & actions.

TB research session - Drs. Nahid and Patrick Phillips TB immunology & issues of hetero-resistance.

Clinical/programmatic session - Drs. Chen and Phil Hopewell features CITC’s first medical director, Dr. Chuck Daley, discussing the new BPaL regimen, as well as speakers from CDPH and the private sector 

Panel of former and current TB controllers- lessons learned & aspirations to achieve TB elimination.   

Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required


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CME & Nursing CEU are not available, Intended for healthcare professionals who work with TB. 

Presenters (partial list):
Pennan Barry, MD, MPH Chief Surveillance & Epidemiology TB Control CDPH
Charles Daley, MD  Chief, Div Mycobacterial & Repiratory Infections National Jewish Health  Denver, CO
Joel Ernst, MD Chief of the Division of Experimental Medicine UCSF
Paula Fujiwara, MD, MPH  Scientific Director International Union Against TB & Lung Disease France
Eric Goosby, MD UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis, Professor of Medicine, UCSF
RT Hon Nick Herbert CBE Co-Chair Global TB Caucus United Kingdom
Midori Kato-Maeda, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Tuesday, March 24 at 7:00am to 5:00pm

William and Susan Oberndorf Auditorium
1855 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

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School of Medicine


Students, Postdocs, Faculty


Mission Bay


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