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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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 A.     Governance

      1. Minutes, Agendas: 1963, 1975-86, 1994-
      2. Memo to Board Members from Chairman, 1996
      3. Operations Manual Revision, 1977; Rules and Regulations, 1979-82
      4. Code of Ethics, n.d.  


B.     Certification program

      1. Lists of Registrants, 1962-83, 1992
      2. Program information, application forms, and certificate, 1963-; "Past History of the Registry," by W.J. Payne, 1973; Timeline: "NRM Policy Changes," 1960-83; Responsibilities of NRM Exam Development Chairs, 1995
      3. Clippings from ASM News and elsewhere, 1964-
      4. Exams, 1968
      5. Miscellaneous correspondence, 1972-1980
      6. Reports, 1964-1991, incomplete  


C.     Other activities

      1. Proceedings of the National Conference on Undergraduate Training in Microbiology, Chicago, Illinois, 30 June-l July 1967, sponsored by the NRM, 1968
      2. Correspondence of Colin MacPherson, Chairman, Board of Schools, ASCP, concerning collaboration for certification between pathologists and microbiologists, 1969-1970
      3. Task Analysis Project, 1980-81 (file of Helen Bishop)
      4. Task Analysis of Supervisors Project, 1984 (file of Helen Bishop)
      5. National Commission for Health Certifying Agencies, 1979-81 (file of S.R. Butler)  


D.     Newsletter, "The Loop"

      1. "The Loop," 1967-1994
      2. Files of John Albertson, editor, 1965-80
      3. Correspondence of Lawrence Ware, Editor, 1966-70 (2 folders)  


E.     Miscellaneous

      1. Miscellaneous correspondence of Helen Bishop, Registrar, 1980-81.
      2. Papers on certification, 1980. Authors include Craig G. Schoon, Alexandria Francis, Leon J. Gross
      3. New York City Board of Health -- resolutions regarding Health Code requirements for certification, 1970-79
      4. ad hoc Committee on AAM Registered and Specialist Microbiologists Working in Clinical and Public Health, 1983  


F.     Executive Council of the Registrants

      1. Correspondence, bylaws, minutes, 1977-80