2018 October 17


October 17, 2018


IDWeek 2018 Highlights in Full Color

Learn how to claim your credits, share your feedback, suggest a session for next year's IDWeek, and check out pictures from IDWeek 2018. 

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Stanley Falkow, MD, PhD, FIDSA

IDSA Launches Leadership Institute for Mid-Career Members

IDSA is excited to announce the launch of the 2019 Leadership Institute. Designed for mid-career, infectious diseases specialists, this leadership and management training program begins with a two-and-a-half-day intensive investigation into the skills and practices of effective leaders in medical and nonmedical contexts.



ABIM: What You Need to Know to Prep for Changes in 2019

The American Board of Internal Medicine launched its Knowledge Check-In, the revised approach to certification assessments, this spring with Internal Medicine and Nephrology specialties. Here are deadlines and resources to help you prepare for its introduction to ID in 2019.

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Journal Club

In this feature, a panel of IDSA members identifies and critiques important new studies in the current literature that have a significant impact on the practice of infectious diseases medicine. 
Reviews in this issue: New Life for Atripla? Three-Times-Weekly Dosing Maintains Viral Suppression at 24 Weeks; Checking Drug Levels – Not Just for Vanco; Piperacillin-Tazobactam “Not Non-Inferior” to Meropenem for Ceftriaxone-Resistant E. coli and K. pneumoniae Bacteremia

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Medical Research

$150K Scientific Awards Available for Vaccine Projects

The Human Vaccines Project and the Michelson Medical Research Foundation have announced the availability of scientific awards of $150k.

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We Want to Hear from You About Our Redesigned Websites

As part of the process of launching redesigned websites for IDSA and HIVMA, during IDWeek we hosted a web testing kiosk to preview the new site and obtain feedback.


Global Health

Science Speaks

IDSA’s Science Speaks blog covered IDWeek talks and presentations addressing the worldwide impacts of infectious disease research and practice.

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IDWeek Bugbowl

Help the IDSA Foundation Cure ConFLUsion

IDSA Foundation launches its first public awareness campaign focused on dispelling common myths associated with the flu.

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ID in News

IDSA and ID in the News

Each week, IDSA spokespersons interview with media organizations across the country, providing facts, perspectives and important public health information about infectious diseases to the public.



ICYMI: What’s Hot on MyIDSA

Keep up with the latest information on the MyIDSA community boards.