This membership category recognizes individuals who have achieved professional excellence and provided significant service to the profession. Applicants must meet the specified criteria for either the clinical practice or academic/investigator/administrator track.
Upon review, IDSA will advance most meritorious individuals who apply for fellowship after five years of full membership*. The Society, however, may advance individuals with exceptional qualifications to fellowship after three years of full membership. Rarely, IDSA will induct a new candidate for IDSA membership directly to fellowship, bypassing the member category for individuals exhibiting unusual degrees of productivity and peer recognition. *Full membership does not include those years in training. To be eligible, you must have completed training at least five years ago and must have been a full IDSA member for the last five years.
To qualify for this track, you must be engaged in clinical practice of infectious diseases or a related field as your primary activity. Also, you must meet the following criteria:
*Publication after formal ID training (in an ACGME accredited program) is not a requirement for advancement to fellowship in the clinical track.
Back to top
To qualify for this track, you must be engaged in clinical or basic research, administration, or teaching in infectious diseases or in a related field as your primary activity. Also, you must meet the following criteria:
Back to top
In order for the application to be considered, each candidate must:
Applications are reviewed for approval by the IDSA Board of Directors each summer. Disposition letters will be mailed to each applicant after the Board of Directors meets, with a copy of the letter being sent to the nominator and the seconder.
For questions or other assistance with your application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (703) 299-0200.
1300 Wilson Boulevard Suite 300 Arlington, VA 22209 | Phone: (703) 299-0200 | Fax: (703) 299-0204
| HIVMA | Contact Us
© Copyright IDSA 2014 Infectious Diseases Society of America