2014 FIGHT C. DIFF Gala Committee
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Friday
Oct 21, 2016
  7 PM – 11 PM Grand Ballroom Dyker Beach Golf Course 1030 86th Street (86th St & 7th Ave), Brooklyn, NY 11228 cocktail reception ∙ 4-course dinner ∙ full open bar ∙ raffle & 50/50 prizes ∙ dessert ∙ dancing Join us! $95 per person or become a sponsor and get multiple tickets! Can’t join us in Brooklyn? Support PLF by donating today.   2016 HONOREES Leadership Award Mount Sinai Health System Innovators Award Northwell CDIFFerently Care Team Advocates Award New York State Senator Martin Golden Former New York State Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson 2016 SPONSORS as of October 13th, 2016…...Read More
Tuesday
Jun 21, 2016
Please Join Us for a Screening of the ground breaking documentary Resistance, followed by an expert panel discussion. Click here to RSVP Click here for directions and parking...Read More
Saturday
Jun 4, 2016
            Saturday, June 4, 2016 12 PM – 5 PM Savage Park 8400 Fair St, Savage, MD 20763 We are thrilled to have the Dexter family host their 3rd Annual Picnic and Cornhole Tournament in memory of the late Judy. Last year, the Dexters raised more than $10,000 to support PLF’s mission. In 2014, we honored them with our first-ever Advocates Award. Click below to learn more and join us on June 4, or to donate in memory of Judy. Toss to Stop C. diff Loss...Read More
Wednesday
May 25, 2016
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Wednesday
May 25, 2016
1:30 – 3:00 PM EST REGISTER NOW Please join NQF’s National Quality Partners for a webinar on Wednesday, May 25, 1:30-3:00 pm ET, to launch “Antibiotic Stewardship in Acute Care: A Practical Playbook,” a new resource to help hospitals and health systems strengthen existing antibiotic stewardship initiatives or create antibiotic stewardship programs from the ground up. Based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs, the Playbook offers practical strategies for implementing high-quality antibiotic stewardship programs in hospitals nationwide. The Playbook was developed by National Quality Partners’ Antibiotic Stewardship Action Team, a group…...Read More
Thursday
Apr 7, 2016
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Friday
Apr 8, 2016
PLF’s Executive Director Christian John Lillis will be on the Advancing Antibiotic Stewardship panel at the National Quality Forum’s Annual Meeting, along with Ed Septimus, MD, Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Epidemiology, Clinical Services Group, Hospital Corporation of America; Arjun Srinivasan, MD, Associate Director for Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Programs in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases; and Lynne Batshon, Director of Policy and Practice, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. Thursday, April 7, 2015 – 1:45 PM Washington Hilton Learn more and register...Read More
Friday
Oct 23, 2015
  7 PM – 11 PM Grand Ballroom | Dyker Beach Golf Course 1030 86th Street Brooklyn, NY 11228 Join PLF to celebrate 5 years of fighting C. diff infections through education and advocacy Cocktail Reception ∙ 4 Course Dinner ∙ Open Bar ∙ Raffles, 50/50 ∙ Dessert & Dancing   2015 Honorees JUST ANNOUNCED Congresswoman Yvette Clarke to receive PLF’s 2015 Advocates Award! Read Rep. Clarke’s Biography Lifetime Achievement Award Dr. Lawrence J. Brandt Read Dr. Brandt’s Biography Innovator Award Dr. Trevor Lawley Read Dr. Lawley’s Biography   Join Us!          2015 Gala Sponsors List in formation…...Read More
Wednesday
Sep 16, 2015
HealthWatch USA and Peggy Lillis Foundation are co-hosting a webinar featuring Dr. Cliff McDonald of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Dr. McDonald will present the latest on diagnosis, treatment, surveillance and prevention of C. diff, including how C. diff differs from MRSA and why different approaches are needed. Speaker: L. Clifford McDonald, MD, Senior Adviser for Science and Integrity, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To Join Go To C. diff Webinar at 7 PM EST on Wednesday, September 16th....Read More