9:00 – 9:30                 Registration (coffee and light refreshments)                                              

9:30 – 9:45        I.      Housekeeping, Review of Agenda, and Introductions

9:45 – 11:15      II.     TBCB: State Update – Part 1 - Jennifer Flood, MD, MPH, CDPH TBCB Chief

  1. Update on MDR-TB Epidemiology, Treatment, and Prevention - Amit Chitnis, MD, MPH, CDPH TBCB Medical Officer
  2. Clinical and Public Health Impact of Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests for TB - Amit Chitnis
  3. Genotyping Update
  4. Drug and Tubersol Shortage Update

11:15 – 12:00    III.    Shortages: Discussion of Potential Solutions

  1. Recommendation for CCLHO Action - Julie Higashi, MD, PhD, San Francisco TB Controller,attachment

12:00 – 1:30               Lunch Break (lunch will be provided), MEDIA EVENT, attachment

1:30 – 2:00        IV.     TBCB: State Update – Part 2 - Jennifer Flood

  1. Report of September CDC visit to CA jurisdictions
    2:00 – 3:00        V.       TB Among the Foreign-born in California: Opportunities for Progress Toward TB Elimination - Pennan Barry, MD, MPH, CDPH TBCB SES Chief

3:00 – 3:15        Afternoon Break

3:15 – 3:30        VI.     Items from the floor

  1. ACET Workgroup works to update Essential Components of a TB Program, 3 attachments

3:30 – 4:20        VII.   Business

  1. Curry International TB Center Update - James Sederberg
  2. Committee Updates
    1. TB Examination of School Employees - Legislation Change Discussion
    2. TB Treatment Guidelines Update
    3. Corrections Guidelines: Discussion
    4. Communications/Advocacy - CMA Resolutions, attachment
  3. 2013 Spring Conference TB Controller Meeting Minutes VOTE, attachment
  4. Spring Conference (LA)

  4:20 – 4:30      VII. Summarize Next Steps; ADJOURN