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Wednesday, June 28, 2023

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Dab's Bistro
3401 North Hullen Street
Metairie, LA 70002


Attendance is free, but RSVP, and registration is required.

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Let’s Talk About Strep: A Broad Discussion of Group A Streptococcus Infections”

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the why and how to treat strep throat: Antibiotic use in a self-limited disease.
  2. Review the dangers of Rheumatic Fever.
  3. Discuss Streptococcal Pneumoniae Prophylaxis in Asplenia.


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Joseph Romito, MD
Kenner Family Medicine Residency Program 
Dr. Joe Romito was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. He attended undergrad at the University of Pennsylvania and received a master's degree from the University of Chicago where his thesis was on comic books. He has called New Orleans home since 2011 when he followed his now wife, Rebecca, as she attended law school at Tulane. They welcomed their son, Joe V or "Quint," in December 2019. He obtained his MD from LSU-New Orleans and chose to pursue his residency in Family Medicine because of an interest in providing full spectrum primary care. He enjoys making mead (honey wine) and spending time with his two rescue dogs and cat named after wizards (Gandalf, Bigby, and Merlin).

CME Accreditation:

The AAFP has reviewed LAFP Grand Rounds Series and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit 1.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed Credit(s). Term of approval is from 11/05/2022 to 11/04/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit approval includes the following session(s): Let’s Talk About Strep: A Broad Discussion of Group A Streptococcus Infections.”

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