Research and Funding Opportunities
prioritizes advancing research in infectious diseases and supporting members to
pursue an active ID research career. Provided
below is information on funding opportunities and other career development
resources for members at various stages of a research career.
Information on funding opportunities for established ID investigators, such as junior and senior investigators seeking resources for maintaining and expanding their research, is available here.
IDSA promotes gaining research experience early in students’ educational careers as well. Information on funding and programs for students at all levels is available.
After gaining research experience as a student, establishing independence is perhaps the most challenging time in the development of a research career. Here is information on a variety of opportunities to assist members as they invest and make a commitment to a research career.
A variety of NIH opportunities are available to assist members as they invest and make a commitment to a research career, after first gaining research experience as a student.
Beyond obtaining funding and research experience, having a successful research career also requires developing additional skills such as interviewing, negotiating an offer, mentoring trainees, and lab management. This section is a collection of helpful resources for career development.
IDSA sponsors several research awards to attract medical students to the ID specialty, support promising young investigators, and honor outstanding achievement in the field of infectious diseases.
IDSA firmly believes PCORI can help address major issues in ID patient needs, and is working to increase ID representation in PCORI’s funding portfolio . IDSA has developed educational materials for IDSA members with tips when pursuing PCORI funding.