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INFORMATION FOR

Ann Fisher, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine; 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

Appointments

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    University of Texas at Galveston (2003)
  • Chief Resident
    University of Texas Medical Branch (1999)
  • Resident
    University of Texas Medical Branch (1999)
  • Intern
    University of Texas Medical Branch (1997)
  • MD
    University of Texas at Galveston (1996)
  • BA
    Beloit College (1988)

Activities

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship and the Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections
    Virtual Grand Rounds 2021
    VISN1 Primary Care Grand Rounds
  • New Drugs, New Bugs, New Diagnostics and Stewardship
    New Haven, CT, United States 2019
    Connecticut ID Society
  • Introduction to Antimicrobial Stewardship
    Springfield, MA, United States 2017
    APIC New England
  • Lyme Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment
    Groton, CT, United States 2013
    ConnAPA Charter Oak Conference
  • Nosocomial Infections in Long Term Care Facilities
    New Haven, CT, United States 2007
    Medoptions Nursing Conference
  • HIV Treatment in Primary Care Clinics
    Saint Petersburg, Russia 2005
    St. Petersburg-New Haven Partnership Initiative for the Treatment, Care and Support of Patients with HIV/AIDS: Lecturer in Course, “Basic Introduction to HIV/AIDS for District Level Primary Care Providers”, St. Petersburg, Russia

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Antimicrobial Stewardship and Healthcare EpidemiologyReviewer2022 - Present
The Veterans Health AdministrationAntimicrobial Stewardship Task Force: Metrics and Innovation Workgroup2021 - Present
VA CT Healthcare SystemCOVID-19 Incident Command Center2020 - Present
ID WeekMeeting Abstract Reviewer2020 - 2021
American Journal of Infection ControlReviewer2020
The Veterans Health AdministrationVISN 1 Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee2020 - Present
The Veterans Health AdministrationAntimicrobial Stewardship Task Force: Implementation and Sustainment Workgroup2018 - Present
The Veterans Health AdministrationAntimicrobial Stewardship Task Force: Tools and Resources Workgroup2018 - Present
Clinical Infectious DiseasesReviewer2018
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of AmericaEducation Committee2017 - 2021
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of AmericaAntimicrobial Stewardship Committee2017 - 2020
VA CT Healhcare SystemClinical Products Review Committee2017 - Present
VA CT Healthcare SystemSpace Committee2017 - Present
VA CT Healthcare SystemReuseable Medical Equipment Committee2015 - 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
VA CT Healthcare SystemAntimicrobial Stewardship Committee2014 - Present
VA CT Healthcare SystemWater Safety Committee2014 - Present
VA CT Healthcare SystemInfection Prevention Committee2014 - Present
VA CT Healthcare SystemMedical Staff Executive Committee2014 - Present
VA CT Healthcare SystemMedication Management Committee2014 - Present

Departments & Organizations