At IDWeek, you will see familiar colleagues and new faces. IDWeek will be a forum for health professionals of varied backgrounds to collaborate, cooperate, and learn from each other’s expertise. With so many common issues and challenges cutting across our four disciplines, IDWeek provides an opportunity to learn from each other’s knowledge, experience and expertise, for the improvement of patient care and public health.
This will be an inclusive meeting that offers access to internationally recognized leaders in the field and the opportunity to network with the most highly respected health professionals in infectious diseases, including HIV.
The 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. www.idsociety.org
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) is a professional society representing physicians and other healthcare professionals around the world with expertise in healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention and control. SHEA’s mission is to prevent and control healthcare-associated infections and advance the field of healthcare epidemiology. www.shea-online.org
The HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) promotes quality in HIV care by advocating policies and supporting programs that ensure a comprehensive and humane response to the AIDS pandemic informed by science and social justice. HIVMA represents the diversity of medical subspecialties practicing HIV medicine—including internal medicine, family practice, infectious diseases, oncology, and obstetrics-gynecology. www.hivma.org
The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) represents professionals dedicated to the treatment, control and eradication of infectious diseases affecting children. Membership includes physicians and doctoral-level scientists who are involved in clinical practice, research, teaching and/or administration. www.pids.org
IDSA Education and Research Foundation
The Foundation supports awards, fellowships, and scholarships to enhance the educational development of young investigators, fellows, scientists, and clinicians focusing on infectious diseases. For more information please visit www.idsafoundation.org
SHEA Education and Research Foundation
The SHEA Education & Research Foundation, formed in 2011, is dedicated to advancing the field of healthcare epidemiology, infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship through education and research. www.shea-online.org/Foundation
PIDS Education and Research Foundation
The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Education and Research Foundation supports scientific and educational activities in the field of pediatric infectious diseases. The foundation seeks to provide the resources necessary to generate and disseminate a wide range of information about pediatric infectious diseases, from basic research to the management of children with infections that may be used by physicians, scientists, epidemiologists and allied health care professionals. www.pids.org/pids-foundation