MSGERC Grand Rounds Webinar Series


MSGERC Grand Rounds Webinar Series, Episode 6—Candida auris: Everything you always wanted to know about this superbug (but were afraid to ask!)

Candida auris has garnered extensive coverage in the medical and lay press lately. This emerging fungal infection is spreading rapidly, leading to a number of outbreaks. Health care providers in a range of settings must grapple with the unique challenges of this pathogen, which can persist in the environment and frequently displays antifungal resistance. This virtual MSGERC Grand Rounds Webinar brought together experts in Candida auris epidemiology, infection control and prevention, and management. The experts tailored the content to address the most frequently submitted questions. The webinar also provide an opportunity for participants to ask questions in real time. Join us and be in the know about Candida auris.

Recorded: Monday, April 17, 2023


Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, FECMM, CMQ

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Memorial Hermann Endowed Chair
Vice-Chair of Medicine for Healthcare Quality
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
McGovern Medical School
Houston, Texas, USA

Meghan Lyman, MD

Medical Officer
Mycotic Diseases Branch
Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Hyun Ah Yoon, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York, USA