Sponsored by Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

June 2-3, 2016

The 7th Annual International Antimicrobial Stewardship Conference, jointly sponsored by Children’s Mercy Kansas City and The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society will occur on June 2-3, 2016. We are currently developing another outstanding program. New this year will be a Thursday morning basics of antimicrobial stewardship session targeted toward medical and pharmacy residents and fellows as well as people just starting their antimicrobial stewardship program. Also another great aspect of the conference is the Thursday night dinner that gives everyone a chance to network and enjoy a night of fun and Kansas City barbeque. Finally, this year we will have both oral and poster presentations so please submit all your abstracts to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by March 17th, 2016.

Recap of 2016 ASP Conference:

June 2nd:

  • 8am-Noon - basics of antimicrobial stewardship  
  • 1pm - Conference begins
  • 6:30pm - Bar-B-Que event

June 3rd

8am-4pm - Conference, full day


  1. Develop methods to evaluate antimicrobial stewardship within a large healthcare system.
  2. Demonstrate the types of charts and data that should be presented in evaluating an antimicrobial stewardship program.
  3. List the effective antibiotics to treat ESBL and CRE invasive infections.


  • Eddie Stenehjem, MD MSc, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Katherine Fleming-Dutra, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Jonathan Beus, MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Sarah K. Parker, MD, Children’s Hospital Colorado
  • Ritu Banerjee, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic
  • Jason Newland, MD, MEd, St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Conference Location

The meeting will occur at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, MO. The hospital is near shops and hotels in the well-known Crown Center area and 2 miles from the Country Club Plaza.

Hotel Information

A block of rooms have been reserved at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel. Please click here to reserve a room: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/7thAnnualInternationalPediatric 


We encourage participants to submit a one page abstract on antimicrobial stewardship projects that you have completed or are currently on-going. Please email your abstracts to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by March 18, 2016.