Seven Institutions Receive the IDSA Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence Designation

The Infectious Diseases Society of America announced today the recipients of its Antimicrobial Stewardship Centers of Excellence designation.

The IDSA Foundation Honors Dr. George W. Counts

The IDSA Foundation has named the George W. Counts, MD, FIDSA, Executive Conference room in honor of one of the country’s leading physicians, researchers, teachers, mentors and leaders.

IDSA Foundation Honors Memory Of Dr. John And Jean Bartlett

The IDSA Foundation honored the memory of John Bartlett, MD, and his spouse Jean by dedicating a special member lounge in their names.

IDSA Foundation Honors Dr. Stanley Falkow and Dr. Lucy Tompkins

The IDSA Foundation honored the accomplishments of Stanley Falkow, PhD, FIDSA, and his spouse Lucy Tompkins, MD, PhD, FIDSA. 

IDSA Foundation Honors Hispanics in ID With Dedication of Hispanics in ID Executive Conference Room

Each year, the IDSA Foundation honors an individual who demonstrated a deep commitment to mentorship and engagement of Hispanic medical students throughout their career.

Ending the Public Health Emergency Means Preparing for the Next One

We have come a long way since Jan. 31, 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic was first declared a public health emergency, but none of us will ever forget how the pandemic changed our nation and impacted the lives of so many people.  

IDSA Statement on CDC Director Rochelle Walensky

Clinicians and researchers who focus on combatting infectious diseases are grateful for the leadership and contributions of Dr. Rochelle Walensky during her tenure leading the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Organizations Focused on Fight Against Superbugs Celebrate Reintroduction of the PASTEUR Act

The reintroduction of the bipartisan PASTEUR Act by the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate is a critical step forward to address the antimicrobial resistance crisis that threatens the public health and U.S. national security and preparedness.

IDSA Welcomes New, Streamlined COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took an important step today to clarify when and how often individuals should receive a booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine.

IDSA and HIVMA on Preventive Care Ruling

Today’s ruling striking down the preventive services provision of the Affordable Care Act is a major setback to ending HIV as an epidemic and for improving the health of Americans by preventing the spread of other infectious diseases in the United States.

IDSA Board Dives Deep Into Workforce Challenges

To better understand the challenges around recruitment, the Board of Directors dedicated its entire March meeting to a deep dive into the dynamics of the ID/HIV workforce.

SOTU Debrief: ID Docs Critical for Biden's 2023 Health Priorities

Physicians who specialize in infectious diseases are an essential part of President Biden’s vision for seeking cancer cures and beating the opioid epidemic.