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    The IDSA Education and Research Foundation is dedicated to improving the health of individuals, communities, and societies by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention related to infectious diseases. Through donations to the Foundation, IDSA is able to support a wide-range of awards, fellowships, and scholarships designed to enhance the research and educational development of young investigators and fellows focusing on infectious diseases, as well as attracting the best and brightest medical students to the field. Your generous donations directly support these opportunities for vital research, career development, and the further exploration of infectious diseases across the world. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.

    IDSA greatly appreciates your support and thanks you for your commitment to developing tomorrow’s leading healthcare professionals addressing infectious diseases.  


    The IDSA Education and Research Foundation supports the following programs:

    Center for Global Health Policy: The Center promotes evidence-based U.S. action on global HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis by drawing on the expertise and knowledge of the members of IDSA and HIVMA. The Center's blog Science Speaks features thoughts, news, and analysis on tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS.

    IDSA Hepatitis C Knowledge Network: Monthly, hour-long webinars that educate IDSA members on the current recommended practices to treat and manage patients infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Webinars are available as podcasts.

    Joint Research Awards: Co-sponsored with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, these annual Postdoctoral Fellowships and Young Investigator Awards were established to promote research in infectious diseases by promising young scientists.

    Medical Scholars Program: This program offers scholarships to medical students with mentorship by an IDSA member or fellow. It helps attract the best and brightest to the field by giving medical students a first-hand look at the challenges and opportunities of working in infectious diseases.

    Minority Clinical Fellowship: This program enables underrepresented minority physicians to gain HIV experience and expertise in a clinical setting post-residency. The goal is to increase the number of African American and Latino physicians who have the expertise and the commitment to provide clinical care to HIV positive patients from minority communities.

    Previous Program

    AIDS Training Program for Physicians: This joint project of IDSA and the HIV Medicine Association trains physicians from resource-constrained countries in HIV/AIDS care appropriate to their countries' needs and capacities.

    Board of Trustees

    Johan S. Bakken, MD, PhD, FIDSA, Chair
    Washington University School of Medicine
    St. Louis, MO

    Janet A. Englund, MD, FIDSA, Vice Chair
    Seattle Children's Hospital
    Seattle, WA

    Larry K. Pickering, MD, FIDSA, Secretary
    Emory University School of Medicine
    Atlanta, GA

    Helen W. Boucher, Treasurer
    Tufts Medical Center
    Boston, MA

    William G. Powderly, MD, FIDSA
    Washington University School of Medicine
    St. Louis, MO

    Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, MBA, FIDSA
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, MD

    Angela M. Caliendo, MD, PhD, FIDSA
    Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
    Providence, RI

    Henry F. Chambers, MD, FIDSA
    University of California, San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA

    Thomas Fekete, MD, FIDSA
    Temple University Medical School
    Philadelphia, PA

    Lawrence P. Martinelli, MD, FIDSA
    Covenant Health
    Lubbock, TX

    Daniel P. McQuillen, MD, FIDSA
    Lahey Hospital and & Medical Center
    Burlington, MA

    Thomas A. Moore, MD, FIDSA
    IDC of Kansas
    Wichita, KS

    Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc, FIDSA
    UT Southwestern Medical Center
    Dallas, TX

    Joel E. Gallant, MD, MPH, FIDSA
    HIVMA Representative
    Southwest CARE Center
    Santa Fe, NM

    Chris Busky, CAE
    Chief Executive Officer
    Infectious Diseases Society of America
    Arlington, VA

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