APIC member’s story of becoming an infection preventionist featured on CDC blog

Rochester, NY APIC member Ann Marie Pettis, RN, BSN, CIC, shares her inspiring story, “The unexpected infection preventionist,” on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC’s) Safe Healthcare Blog. Pettis, who is director of Infection Prevention for the University of Rochester Medical Center and also serves as chair of APIC’s Communications Committee, provides a compelling first-person perspective of her career path and the rewards of the profession in which she has been active for more than 30 years. 

Pettis’s story first appeared in the summer issue of Prevention Strategist

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