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About IDSA

LogoThe Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA’s purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases.

Our Core Values

  • Enhancing care of children and adults based on sound scientific evidence

  • Advancing the discipline of infectious diseases as a foundation of medicine and public health

  • Promoting and sharing knowledge to reduce human and societal toll from infectious diseases

  • Advocating for sound and humane public policy

  • Promoting collaboration and cooperation among, and services for, members and other professional colleagues

Our History

Learn more about the History of IDSA.

Strategic Plan

The strategic plan provides a framework for all the Society’s activities, shaping our policy initiatives, scientific meetings, journals and other initiatives.

IDSA Staff

IDSA Staff Directory



Financials lay for IDSA

State & Regional Societies

General information on affiliated state and regional ID societies.


The success of IDSA depends on YOU, our members. Your knowledge and expertise helps shape the policies and direction of the Society. Our desire is to offer every member an opportunity to participate in variety of IDSA activities.

IDSA Foundation

Learn more about the work of the IDSA Foundation and its mission, "To reduce the burdens of infectious diseases by advancing research, education, advocacy and patient care."

IDSA Industry Relations

IDSA’s funding comes from a variety of sources, including membership dues, journal royalties, Annual Meeting fees, and grants from government agencies, private foundations, and industry.

Awards & Recognition

Names of the current and past IDSA award winners and lecturers

Contact Us

Question or comments? Feel free to contact us.


Listing of available opportunities at IDSA.

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