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Medical Education Community of Practice

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The IDSA Medical Education Community of Practice (COP) represents members of the IDSA working to:

  • Support the community of ID clinician educators
  • Enhance the teaching skills of IDSA members
  • Support growth of infectious diseases health professions education scholarship

The community is organized into three working groups

IDWeek Workgroup

  • Lead the development and submission of health professions education-related sessions at IDWeek in partnership with Program Committee members responsible for health profession education content. 
  • Review IDWeek Medical Education abstract submissions.
  • Organize the IDSA Medical Education COP Meeting at IDWeek each year.

Mentorship Workgroup

  • Organize and runs the IDSA Clinician Educator Coaching Program.
  • Develop programs to support career advancement for clinician-educators.

Teaching and Learning Resources Workgroup

Click here to access the resources produced and curated by the Teaching and Learning Resources Workgroup.

  • Develop material to support the IDSA community to be better teachers and curate resources for ID Clinician Educators to enhance their skills in Health Professions Education.

Follow the Teaching and Learning Resources Workgroup at @IDSAMEDEDCOP

Interested in joining the community?

We welcome all IDSA members, including trainees, and encourage physicians, pharmacists, and allied health professionals to join. 

  • Visit
  • Sign in to your account.
  • Navigate to All Communities under the Communities tab.
  • Search for the Medical Education Community of Practice.
  • Click the blue “Join” button.

Med Ed COP Opportunity

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