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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:

    Lyme Disease Case Study Course

    Learn how to recognize and diagnose Lyme disease, and treat it promptly and effectively through IDSA’s free, online course, supported by an educational grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    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 (

    LEAP Fellowship

    The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS), have joined together to create the Leaders in Epidemiology, Antimicrobial stewardship, and Public health (LEAP) Fellowship.

    IDWeek Mentorship Program

    Get a personal guide through IDWeek, the premier international scientific meeting of healthcare professionals in infectious diseases and healthcare epidemiology and prevention. With nearly 6,000 professionals in attendance, IDWeek can be overwhelming. Instead of going it alone, participate in our IDWeek Mentorship Program and connect with leaders in the field who can help you make the most of the conference and your career.

    Career Paths in ID

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

    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 add a new program or update an existing program email Laila Rosenthal at for a form to submit your changes.


    Fellowship Training Programs

    Fellowship Training Programs Description

    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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