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Antimicrobial Stewardship COE Application Information

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Next application deadlines: Cycle 1: Jan. 31, 2024 | Cycle 2: July 1, 2024


General Instructions

Applications for the Centers of Excellence program are accepted twice per year and processed as noted in this table.

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CoE Application Timeline

Cycle 1

Cycle 2

Process Step


Jan. 31

July 1

Applications Due

Applications must be electronically submitted including supporting documentation. 

February – March

July – September

Panel Review

IDSA member panelists review applications and assess whether criteria are met.

April 15

Oct. 15

Determination Date

Notifications of panel reviews sent to the primary contact on the application.

If the application is approved, a two-year license agreement will be sent to start either June 1 or Dec. 1.

May 15

Nov. 15

Payments Due

Invoice sent after signed license agreement is returned.



Certificates Sent

Certificate of designation as a Center of Excellence sent after payment has processed.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I submit an application?
Use this link to submit an electronic application.

How do I submit required documents for my application?
Documents should be uploaded to the electronic application prior to final submission.

What happens if I submit my application after the deadline?
Applications received after the deadline will be carried over to the next cycle.

If our application is denied, can we re-apply?
Yes, if your application is denied, you will receive an evaluation summary of the review panel findings, including recommendations for improvement to achieve designation if you wish to re-apply in the future.

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