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Ann Fisher MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases); Associate Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program; Associate Hospital Epidemiologist VA CT Healthcare System; Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, VA CT Healthcare System

Contact Information

Ann Fisher, MD

Mailing Address

  • Infectious Diseases

    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue

    West Haven, CT, 06516

    United States

Ann Fisher
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Appointments

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Texas at Galveston (1996)
  • BA
    Beloit College (1988)
  • Fellow
    University of Texas at Galveston
  • Chief Resident
    University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Resident
    University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Intern
    University of Texas Medical Branch

Activities

  • Connecticut ID Society
    New Haven, United States 2019
    Panel discussion addressing the use of rapid diagnostics , how their use can improve patient safety outcomes and guide providers in using the latest available antimicrobials for extremely drug resistant infections
  • Lecture
    Springfield, United States 2017
    Increasing the awareness of Infection Perfectionists of their potential role in and the benefits of collaboration with antimicrobial stewardship programs
  • Lecture
    Groton, United States 2013
    CME lecture to CT physician assistants providing guidance on the appropriate diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease in a Lyme endemic area,
  • lecture
    New Haven, United States 2007
    Increasing awareness of nurses practicing in long term care facilities of their role in recognizing and preventing healthcare associated infections.
  • Workshop
    Saint Petersburg, Russia 2005
    Provided cutting edge education regarding the ability to treat HIV infected patients in a primary care setting in an environment where resources are limited and the identified patient population is marginalized

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
The Veterans Healthcare AdministrationAntimicrobial Stewardship Task Force: Implementation and Sustainment Workgroup2018 - Present
The Veterans Healthcare AdministrationAntimicrobial Stewardship Task Force: Tools and Resources Workgroup2018 - Present
Clinical Infectious DiseasesParticipated in journal submission review2018
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of AmericaEducation Committee2017 - Present
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of AmericaAntimicrobial Stewardship Committee2017 - Present
Yale UniversityGeneral Medical Education Committee2015 - Present
Section of Infectious Diseases, Yale School of MedicineClinical Competency Committee2015 - Present
Section of Infectious Diseases, Yale School of MedicineProgram Evaluation Committee2015 - Present

Departments & Organizations