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    IDSA is dedicated to fostering the professional growth of infectious diseases fellows. In this section there are specific resources for fellows- research and funding opportunities, courses, meetings, a list of infectious diseases training programs, and more.

    Information for Training Program Directors

    Resources for Fellows:

    IDSA HCV Knowledge Network

    The IDSA Hepatitis C (HCV) Knowledge Network offers a monthly, hour-long webinar to educate IDSA members about the current recommended practices to effectively identify, treat, and manage patients infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV).

    IDSA Fellows In-Training Examination

    The Fellows In-Training Exam (ITE) gives fellows an opportunity to identify areas in which they need additional programmatic instruction and self-directed learning. Test takers are able to compare their scores with fellows nationwide.

    IDSA Practice Exam

    The IDSA Practice Exam is a timed exam, containing 50 case-based multiple-choice questions, and designed to provide an opportunity to prepare for the ID Board Exam, in addition to a general review of infectious diseases topics. Upon completion of the exam, a score, along with a report containing learning objectives of items answered incorrectly, will be provided. The exam has been created in cooperation with the National Board of Medical Examiners.

    Infection Control Course

    Primer on Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Control & Antimicrobial Stewardship: Online ID Fellows Course. This is a product of the membership of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America and is endorsed by Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) and Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (PIDS).

    IDWeek 2016

    The annual IDWeek meeting will take place on October 26 - 30, 2016, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Fellows Research Meeting

    Program directors: to nominate a candidate for this meeting, please contact Shion Chang (

    Clinical Fellows Meeting

    Program directors: to nominate a student as a candidate for this invitation-only meeting, please contact Nathalie Gabriel (

    Career Paths in ID

    Not sure if the infectious disease specialty is for you? Four IDSA members discuss their subspecialties in infectious diseases.

    Research Funding Opportunities for Students

    Information on funding and research programs for students at all levels.

    Medical Scholars Program

    This program offers summer scholarships to students in U.S. medical schools with mentorship by an IDSA member or fellow.

    International ID Observership

    International opportunities for ID fellows to observe infectious diseases clinical care programs abroad. Observership coordination should be arranged directly between the interested fellow and the institution.

    Programs by State

    IDSA has compiled detailed information on the faculties and specialties of over 100 training programs around the United States. To submit a new training program or update your training program information, contact Albert Bond at

    Curriculum Requirements

    An outline of the ID training curriculum for prospective ID fellows.

    ID Fellowship Training Program Director Resources

    Resources for ID Fellowship training program directors.

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