THE IDSA EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION SUPPORTS THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS:
Center for Global Health Policy
By providing scientific and policy information to lawmakers, federal agencies, NGOs and the news media, the Center aims to ensure that key decision-makers are well-informed about the world’s leading infectious disease killers: HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.
Science Speaks Blog
IDWeek Mentorship Program
The IDWeek Mentorship Program provides an opportunity for medical students, residents, and fellows to closely interact with leaders in their respective areas of investigation or career interest.
Drs. Helen Boucher and Sonali Advani on Mentoring
Joint Research Awards
Co-sponsored with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, these annual Postdoctoral Fellowships and Young Investigator Awards support research in infectious diseases by promising young scientists.
Medical Scholars Program
This program has supported over 550 medical students with mentorship by IDSA and HIVMA members, giving the best and brightest in the field a first-hand look at the challenges and opportunities of working in infectious disease.
HIVMA Medical Students Program
The HIVMA Clinical Fellowship program supports newly trained physicians with gaining HIV clinical experience working with medically underserved patient populations. HIVMA awards grants to support one-year of HIV clinical training to up to two fellows per year.
HIVMA Clinical Fellowship Program
HIVMA’s Clinical Fellowship Program supports dedicated HIV clinical training for African American and Latino physicians, giving them experience managing the ongoing care of patients with HIV.
Robert Moellering Trainee Travel Award
The Robert C. Moellering Trainee Travel Grant supports attendance to IDWeek for fellows-in-training who submit excellent research in the field of antibiotic resistance. Applicants must be IDSA members-in-training for 2015 and have an accepted abstract to IDWeek. Awardees will receive a $1250 travel grant and be recognized as an awardee of The Robert C. Moellering Trainee Travel Grant.
The Watanakunakorn Clinician Award
Named to honor the memory of Dr. Chatrchai Watanakunakorn, this award to an IDSA member or fellow in recognition of outstanding achievement in the clinical practice of infectious diseases. Learn more
For the first time, the OPAT guide is an eHandbook, allowing ID specialists with a platform that provides easy updates, access, and review. The OPAT eHandbook is free for IDSA members, thanks to support from the IDSA Foundation and other sponsors. Learn More