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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.

Board of Directors

View the IDSA Board of Directors and the Executive Board.


Find information about IDSA's Committees, Boards, and Task Forces

IDSA Staff

IDSA Staff Directory

State & Regional Societies

General information on affiliated state and regional ID societies.


Read about the programs that the IDSA Education and Research Foundation supports.

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


HIV Medicine Association of IDSA.

Contact Us

Question or comments? Feel free to contact us.


Listing of available opportunities at IDSA.

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