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  • Posted in: IDea Exchange

    If you are inspired by your colleagues every day, as I am, please consider nominating one of them for a Society Award from HIVMA or IDSA. These awards represent a meaningful way to recognize our fellow IDSA members for the incredible work they do,...

  • Posted in: IDea Exchange

    Perhaps off topic, sort of, but I am curious what Antibiotics others are restricting and/or monitoring closely. We previously had a list of high $ cost or high impact (eg. carbapenem) drugs that were restricted/monitored; However, we have merged two...

  • Posted in: IDea Exchange

    We find the IGRA assays are problematic for monitoring our BSL3 workers exposed to TB. Persons can sometimes flip back and forth between negative and positive. There is a pretty big literature on this. I would be cautious in using repeated IGRA...

New Guidelines Update

Member Spotlight

Amesh Adalja, MD FIDSA and Pranavi Sreeramoju, MD have been selected to serve on The National Quality Forum’s (NQF’s) Standing Committee for the Infectious Disease Endorsement Maintenance Project. This multi-stakeholder committee, funded by the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services, will evaluate measures that address infectious diseases, such as HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, sexually transmitted infections, adult and pediatric respiratory infections and sepsis, and make recommendations for measure endorsement.

Dr. Adalja is with UPMC Center for Health Security, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and is a former member of IDSA’s Public Health Committee. Dr. Sreeramoju is with UT Southwestern Medical Center and currently serves on the Public Health Committee.

News

  • President Obama leaves a global health legacy marked by science, strategy, progress, challenge

    When President Barack Obama took office on January 20, 2009, an estimated 2 million people around the world had died of AIDS-related illnesses...

  • Study: CRE could be spreading more widely than we think

    One of the most urgent antibiotic resistance threats may be even more crafty and capable of spreading than suspected, according to a new study.

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Upcoming Events


  • Wednesday
    22
    February

    First International Conference on Zika Virus

    Wednesday, February 22 - Saturday, February 25, 2017
    The scientific program of this pioneering conference has been designed to provide an up to date panorama of the virus from a medical and geographical point of view. We will exchange the latest data with specialists and researchers in the area and we are grateful to the International Faculty for their efforts in developing the program.
    Washington, DC

  • Friday
    24
    February

    HPV 2017

    Friday, February 24 - Friday, March 3, 2017
    HPV 2017 will gather researchers, clinicians and other health professionals to share knowledge and ideas on papillomaviruses and their associated diseases.
    Cape Town, South Africa

The idea that I could link epidemiology with my fundamental knowledge of how microorganisms work, along with diagnostic microbiology...this is an amazing way to put the pieces of the puzzles together about how infectious diseases work in human beings.
Lucy Tompkins, MD, PhD, FIDSA
I always like mystery stories growing up and you have to be very astute...You have to look at the symptoms, the geography, the home and social situation to solve the mystery of their problem.
Susan Bleasdale, MD
You can take a patient in front of you, and within a short amount of time with your clinical care, have an enormous impact.
John Lynch, MD, MPH
Understanding the pathogenesis of infectious diseases requires a knowledge of pathology, immunology, especially microbiology. The discipline allows practitioners to combine all of those, and there's never a dull moment.
Philip Polgreen, MD, MPH
I just became a member of IDSA this year, and I find it amazing how supportive IDSA has been to me so far.
Noah Kojima, MD