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ASM Attends UN General Assembly

ASM President, Susan Sharp, Ph.D., joined global leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York today in a historical meeting to focus on the commitment to fight AMR.

UN General Assembly Focuses on AMR

Leaders at the UN General Assembly draft a plan for coordinated, cross-cutting efforts to improve the current state of AMR.

Superbugs are a 'Fundamental Threat'

If antibiotics were telephones, we would still be calling each other using clunky rotary dials and copper lines," Stefano Bertuzzi, CEO of ASM, told NBC News.
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(Founded 1958 as American Board of Microbiology)


A.    Governance

      1. Minutes of the Board. 1959-85; including agenda packs, 1995-
      2. Annual Report to ASM Council, 1968-76
      3. Clippings from ASM News, 1965-78
      4. Grant Application to Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare, 1961
      5. Code of Ethics, n.d.


B.    Certification: General

      1. Initial charge; rules and regulations, n.d., 1959-76,1995
      2. Communications of G.I. Wallace with members of the Board concerning recommendations for certification, 1964-68; summary data on those certified, 1964-67
      3. File of Marion M. Brooke concerning recertification, 1980
      4. Brochures, announcements, application forms, certificate, 1967-
      5. Report by American College Testing Service on 1979 Oral Examinations
      6. California Equivalency Certification, 1979


C.    Standards and Examinations Committees

      1. Rules and Regulations, n.d., 1960, 1967; memorandum from Dieter Groeschel, Chairman of Joint Examination Committee, 1976; guidelines, forms, ca. 1981
      2. File of H.F. Hasenclever, Chairman, Mycology, 1975
      3. File of H.F. Hasenclever, 1976
      4. File of H.F. Hasenclever, 1977
      5. Mycology Committee, 1983-85


D.    Diplomates

      1. Lists of Diplomates, 1962-81, 1992-95
      2. Memoranda to Diplomates, 1966-67; minutes of diplomate meeting, 1968
      3. Newsletter: "Diplomate Forum," 1967-74.
      4. File of Dieter Groschel, member of Editorial Board of "Diplomate Forum," 1970-74


E.    Papers of Leroy C. McLaren, Chairman, Standards and Examination Committee for Virology, 1977-83

      1. Correspondence and memoranda on ABMM, 1980-81
      2. Correspondence and memoranda on ABMM, 1982-83
      3. Correspondence and memoranda on Virology Committee, 1977-80
      4. Correspondence and memoranda on Virology Committee, 1980-81
      5. Examination packet, 1980
      6. Examination packet, 1981
      7. Examination packet, 1982
      8. Examination packet, 1983