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  • Posted in: IDea Exchange

    Next up in our series of videos introducing you to your  new IDSA Board of Directors' members is Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, FIDSA with the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Please take a moment to watch and listen and learn what Dr. Marrazzo brings to the ...

  • Posted in: IDea Exchange

    https://publichealthinsider.com/2018/12/09/costco-takes-big-steps-to-reduce-human-health-tisk-from-excessive-antibiotic-use-in-agriculture/ PUBLIC HEALTH INSIDER Costco takes big steps to reduce human health risk ...

  • Posted in: IDea Exchange

    It's not specifically in the summary slides from the compensation survey, but IDSA commissioned  UBM Medica and Readex Research to perform a compensation survey. Maybe contacting an IDSA representative to look at that raw data would be useful. ------------------------------ ...

New Guidelines Update

2018 IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy


Practice Guidelines

Member Spotlight

Kim Hanson, MD

IDSA Diagnostics Committee Chair Kim Hanson, MD, has been appointed to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests following a nomination from IDSA. The Panel advises the CMS Administrator and the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on issues related to clinical diagnostic laboratory tests, including the establishment of payment rates and the factors used in determining coverage and payment processes for new tests.

Dr. Hanson is the head of Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases Services and Director of the Medical Microbiology Fellowship Program at the University of Utah, as well as Director of Clinical Microbiology at ARUP Laboratories. She is an associate professor of medicine and pathology, splitting her time between patient care, laboratory administration, research, and teaching.


  • ‘Like a horror film’: The efforts to contain Ebola in a war zone

    The medical anthropologist was in the shower when she heard the first pops of gunfire. Initially, she thought it might be the action movie she’d ...
  • Dangerous new superbug confirmed in India as antibiotic resistance spreads

    India has found its first cases of a superbug that can lead to blindness, flesh-eating infections and meningitis, according to researchers.

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The HIVMA network actually provided a needed boost to my career a few years ago when I was awarded the HIVMA Researcher Award. I've been doing this for over 15 years and that award provided a lot of recognition, it really meant a lot to me.
Igho Ofotokun, MD, MSc
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