President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Oct. 14, 2021

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Dear friends, As my two-year term as the PIDS president, draws to a close I have to tell you how in awe I am of what PIDS members have accomplished as individuals and as a team over the course of the pandemic. Your scientific contributions have been exceptional, your compassion for your patients heartening, and…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. William Otto as 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award Recipient

Dr. William Otto is the recipient of the 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award. The award is aimed at fostering talented young pediatric infectious diseases physicians who are interested in playing a role in the publications that help to inform the field. Congratulations to Dr. Otto!

PIDS Recognizes 2021 Fellowship and Research Award Winners During Business Meeting

The goal of the PIDS Fellowship and Research Awards program is to increase the pool of highly trained pediatric infectious diseases clinical scientists and to stimulate scholarly basic, translational, and clinical research in areas pertinent to Pediatric Infectious Diseases including innovative research to improve or develop new vaccines and immunotherapeutics for children, and to support…

What’s in the News: A ‘Historical Event’: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O.

The quest for a malaria vaccine has been underway for a hundred years. Many candidates never made it past clinical trials. On October 6th, however, the World Health Organization endorsed the first ever vaccine to prevent the infectious disease that kills about a half a million people each year, most of them children in sub-Saharan…

What’s in the News: A New Vaccine Strategy for Children: Just One Dose, for Now

Data increasingly suggest that a causal link exists between COVID-19 mRNA vaccination and myocarditis in adolescents and young adult males. The risk of myocarditis appears highest after the second dose of mRNA vaccine, which has led officials in Hong Kong, Norway, Great Britain and other countries with lower rates of new infection than the United…

Virtual Town Hall 11/4: COVID-19 in ICC, What Have We Learned?

The PIDS Transplant Infectious Diseases Education Subcommittee is pleased to announce this virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, November 4, 2021, 12-1 pm ET. Click here to register today!  The expert panel will share registry data regarding the clinical presentations, management, and outcomes of immunocompromised children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Gabriela Maron, MD, MS is an…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Grace Lee with 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH, FPIDS, a leader in pediatric infection prevention, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes a Society member who has made outstanding contributions to the specialty of pediatric infectious diseases. In addition to her work advancing the science of infection prevention…

Dr. Christopher Ouellette Honored with PIDS 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovate Research Paper

Christopher Ouellette, MD, a skilled clinician and physician-scientist, has been selected to receive the 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovative Research Paper from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Offered in memory of Dr. Caroline B. Hall, the award is presented annually to a junior or mid-career investigator who is the first author or senior…

Dr. Kevin Messacar Named Recipient of PIDS 2021 Young Investigator Award

Kevin Messacar, MD, a skilled clinician and researcher, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Young Investigator Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Presented to a physician who has completed pediatric infectious diseases fellowship training in the past seven years, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field. The honor is…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Gregory A. Storch with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Gregory A. Storch, MD, FPIDS, a skilled clinician, researcher and leader in diagnostics, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a physician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases,…

PIDS Honors Morven S. Edwards with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Morven S. Edwards, MD, FPIDS, an expert on bacterial infections in newborns, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a pediatrician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases, including…

PIDS Honors Dr. William C. Gruber with 2021 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology

William C. Gruber, MD, FPIDS, a leading global expert in vaccine development, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology Award. This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of vaccinology or areas of related science that have impacted the lives…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. William Otto as 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award Recipient

Oct. 14, 2021

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Dear friends, As my two-year term as the PIDS president, draws to a close I have to tell you how in awe I am of what PIDS members have accomplished as individuals and as a team over the course of the pandemic. Your scientific contributions have been exceptional, your compassion for your patients heartening, and…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. William Otto as 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award Recipient

Dr. William Otto is the recipient of the 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award. The award is aimed at fostering talented young pediatric infectious diseases physicians who are interested in playing a role in the publications that help to inform the field. Congratulations to Dr. Otto!

PIDS Recognizes 2021 Fellowship and Research Award Winners During Business Meeting

The goal of the PIDS Fellowship and Research Awards program is to increase the pool of highly trained pediatric infectious diseases clinical scientists and to stimulate scholarly basic, translational, and clinical research in areas pertinent to Pediatric Infectious Diseases including innovative research to improve or develop new vaccines and immunotherapeutics for children, and to support…

What’s in the News: A ‘Historical Event’: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O.

The quest for a malaria vaccine has been underway for a hundred years. Many candidates never made it past clinical trials. On October 6th, however, the World Health Organization endorsed the first ever vaccine to prevent the infectious disease that kills about a half a million people each year, most of them children in sub-Saharan…

What’s in the News: A New Vaccine Strategy for Children: Just One Dose, for Now

Data increasingly suggest that a causal link exists between COVID-19 mRNA vaccination and myocarditis in adolescents and young adult males. The risk of myocarditis appears highest after the second dose of mRNA vaccine, which has led officials in Hong Kong, Norway, Great Britain and other countries with lower rates of new infection than the United…

Virtual Town Hall 11/4: COVID-19 in ICC, What Have We Learned?

The PIDS Transplant Infectious Diseases Education Subcommittee is pleased to announce this virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, November 4, 2021, 12-1 pm ET. Click here to register today!  The expert panel will share registry data regarding the clinical presentations, management, and outcomes of immunocompromised children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Gabriela Maron, MD, MS is an…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Grace Lee with 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH, FPIDS, a leader in pediatric infection prevention, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes a Society member who has made outstanding contributions to the specialty of pediatric infectious diseases. In addition to her work advancing the science of infection prevention…

Dr. Christopher Ouellette Honored with PIDS 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovate Research Paper

Christopher Ouellette, MD, a skilled clinician and physician-scientist, has been selected to receive the 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovative Research Paper from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Offered in memory of Dr. Caroline B. Hall, the award is presented annually to a junior or mid-career investigator who is the first author or senior…

Dr. Kevin Messacar Named Recipient of PIDS 2021 Young Investigator Award

Kevin Messacar, MD, a skilled clinician and researcher, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Young Investigator Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Presented to a physician who has completed pediatric infectious diseases fellowship training in the past seven years, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field. The honor is…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Gregory A. Storch with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Gregory A. Storch, MD, FPIDS, a skilled clinician, researcher and leader in diagnostics, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a physician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases,…

PIDS Honors Morven S. Edwards with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Morven S. Edwards, MD, FPIDS, an expert on bacterial infections in newborns, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a pediatrician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases, including…

PIDS Honors Dr. William C. Gruber with 2021 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology

William C. Gruber, MD, FPIDS, a leading global expert in vaccine development, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology Award. This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of vaccinology or areas of related science that have impacted the lives…

PIDS Recognizes 2021 Fellowship and Research Award Winners During Business Meeting

Oct. 14, 2021

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Dear friends, As my two-year term as the PIDS president, draws to a close I have to tell you how in awe I am of what PIDS members have accomplished as individuals and as a team over the course of the pandemic. Your scientific contributions have been exceptional, your compassion for your patients heartening, and…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. William Otto as 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award Recipient

Dr. William Otto is the recipient of the 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award. The award is aimed at fostering talented young pediatric infectious diseases physicians who are interested in playing a role in the publications that help to inform the field. Congratulations to Dr. Otto!

PIDS Recognizes 2021 Fellowship and Research Award Winners During Business Meeting

The goal of the PIDS Fellowship and Research Awards program is to increase the pool of highly trained pediatric infectious diseases clinical scientists and to stimulate scholarly basic, translational, and clinical research in areas pertinent to Pediatric Infectious Diseases including innovative research to improve or develop new vaccines and immunotherapeutics for children, and to support…

What’s in the News: A ‘Historical Event’: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O.

The quest for a malaria vaccine has been underway for a hundred years. Many candidates never made it past clinical trials. On October 6th, however, the World Health Organization endorsed the first ever vaccine to prevent the infectious disease that kills about a half a million people each year, most of them children in sub-Saharan…

What’s in the News: A New Vaccine Strategy for Children: Just One Dose, for Now

Data increasingly suggest that a causal link exists between COVID-19 mRNA vaccination and myocarditis in adolescents and young adult males. The risk of myocarditis appears highest after the second dose of mRNA vaccine, which has led officials in Hong Kong, Norway, Great Britain and other countries with lower rates of new infection than the United…

Virtual Town Hall 11/4: COVID-19 in ICC, What Have We Learned?

The PIDS Transplant Infectious Diseases Education Subcommittee is pleased to announce this virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, November 4, 2021, 12-1 pm ET. Click here to register today!  The expert panel will share registry data regarding the clinical presentations, management, and outcomes of immunocompromised children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Gabriela Maron, MD, MS is an…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Grace Lee with 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH, FPIDS, a leader in pediatric infection prevention, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes a Society member who has made outstanding contributions to the specialty of pediatric infectious diseases. In addition to her work advancing the science of infection prevention…

Dr. Christopher Ouellette Honored with PIDS 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovate Research Paper

Christopher Ouellette, MD, a skilled clinician and physician-scientist, has been selected to receive the 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovative Research Paper from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Offered in memory of Dr. Caroline B. Hall, the award is presented annually to a junior or mid-career investigator who is the first author or senior…

Dr. Kevin Messacar Named Recipient of PIDS 2021 Young Investigator Award

Kevin Messacar, MD, a skilled clinician and researcher, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Young Investigator Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Presented to a physician who has completed pediatric infectious diseases fellowship training in the past seven years, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field. The honor is…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Gregory A. Storch with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Gregory A. Storch, MD, FPIDS, a skilled clinician, researcher and leader in diagnostics, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a physician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases,…

PIDS Honors Morven S. Edwards with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Morven S. Edwards, MD, FPIDS, an expert on bacterial infections in newborns, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a pediatrician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases, including…

PIDS Honors Dr. William C. Gruber with 2021 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology

William C. Gruber, MD, FPIDS, a leading global expert in vaccine development, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology Award. This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of vaccinology or areas of related science that have impacted the lives…

What’s in the News: A ‘Historical Event’: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O.

Oct. 14, 2021

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Dear friends, As my two-year term as the PIDS president, draws to a close I have to tell you how in awe I am of what PIDS members have accomplished as individuals and as a team over the course of the pandemic. Your scientific contributions have been exceptional, your compassion for your patients heartening, and…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. William Otto as 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award Recipient

Dr. William Otto is the recipient of the 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award. The award is aimed at fostering talented young pediatric infectious diseases physicians who are interested in playing a role in the publications that help to inform the field. Congratulations to Dr. Otto!

PIDS Recognizes 2021 Fellowship and Research Award Winners During Business Meeting

The goal of the PIDS Fellowship and Research Awards program is to increase the pool of highly trained pediatric infectious diseases clinical scientists and to stimulate scholarly basic, translational, and clinical research in areas pertinent to Pediatric Infectious Diseases including innovative research to improve or develop new vaccines and immunotherapeutics for children, and to support…

What’s in the News: A ‘Historical Event’: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O.

The quest for a malaria vaccine has been underway for a hundred years. Many candidates never made it past clinical trials. On October 6th, however, the World Health Organization endorsed the first ever vaccine to prevent the infectious disease that kills about a half a million people each year, most of them children in sub-Saharan…

What’s in the News: A New Vaccine Strategy for Children: Just One Dose, for Now

Data increasingly suggest that a causal link exists between COVID-19 mRNA vaccination and myocarditis in adolescents and young adult males. The risk of myocarditis appears highest after the second dose of mRNA vaccine, which has led officials in Hong Kong, Norway, Great Britain and other countries with lower rates of new infection than the United…

Virtual Town Hall 11/4: COVID-19 in ICC, What Have We Learned?

The PIDS Transplant Infectious Diseases Education Subcommittee is pleased to announce this virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, November 4, 2021, 12-1 pm ET. Click here to register today!  The expert panel will share registry data regarding the clinical presentations, management, and outcomes of immunocompromised children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Gabriela Maron, MD, MS is an…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Grace Lee with 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH, FPIDS, a leader in pediatric infection prevention, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes a Society member who has made outstanding contributions to the specialty of pediatric infectious diseases. In addition to her work advancing the science of infection prevention…

Dr. Christopher Ouellette Honored with PIDS 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovate Research Paper

Christopher Ouellette, MD, a skilled clinician and physician-scientist, has been selected to receive the 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovative Research Paper from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Offered in memory of Dr. Caroline B. Hall, the award is presented annually to a junior or mid-career investigator who is the first author or senior…

Dr. Kevin Messacar Named Recipient of PIDS 2021 Young Investigator Award

Kevin Messacar, MD, a skilled clinician and researcher, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Young Investigator Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Presented to a physician who has completed pediatric infectious diseases fellowship training in the past seven years, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field. The honor is…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Gregory A. Storch with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Gregory A. Storch, MD, FPIDS, a skilled clinician, researcher and leader in diagnostics, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a physician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases,…

PIDS Honors Morven S. Edwards with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Morven S. Edwards, MD, FPIDS, an expert on bacterial infections in newborns, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a pediatrician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases, including…

PIDS Honors Dr. William C. Gruber with 2021 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology

William C. Gruber, MD, FPIDS, a leading global expert in vaccine development, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology Award. This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of vaccinology or areas of related science that have impacted the lives…

What’s in the News: A New Vaccine Strategy for Children: Just One Dose, for Now

Oct. 14, 2021

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Dear friends, As my two-year term as the PIDS president, draws to a close I have to tell you how in awe I am of what PIDS members have accomplished as individuals and as a team over the course of the pandemic. Your scientific contributions have been exceptional, your compassion for your patients heartening, and…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. William Otto as 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award Recipient

Dr. William Otto is the recipient of the 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award. The award is aimed at fostering talented young pediatric infectious diseases physicians who are interested in playing a role in the publications that help to inform the field. Congratulations to Dr. Otto!

PIDS Recognizes 2021 Fellowship and Research Award Winners During Business Meeting

The goal of the PIDS Fellowship and Research Awards program is to increase the pool of highly trained pediatric infectious diseases clinical scientists and to stimulate scholarly basic, translational, and clinical research in areas pertinent to Pediatric Infectious Diseases including innovative research to improve or develop new vaccines and immunotherapeutics for children, and to support…

What’s in the News: A ‘Historical Event’: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O.

The quest for a malaria vaccine has been underway for a hundred years. Many candidates never made it past clinical trials. On October 6th, however, the World Health Organization endorsed the first ever vaccine to prevent the infectious disease that kills about a half a million people each year, most of them children in sub-Saharan…

What’s in the News: A New Vaccine Strategy for Children: Just One Dose, for Now

Data increasingly suggest that a causal link exists between COVID-19 mRNA vaccination and myocarditis in adolescents and young adult males. The risk of myocarditis appears highest after the second dose of mRNA vaccine, which has led officials in Hong Kong, Norway, Great Britain and other countries with lower rates of new infection than the United…

Virtual Town Hall 11/4: COVID-19 in ICC, What Have We Learned?

The PIDS Transplant Infectious Diseases Education Subcommittee is pleased to announce this virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, November 4, 2021, 12-1 pm ET. Click here to register today!  The expert panel will share registry data regarding the clinical presentations, management, and outcomes of immunocompromised children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Gabriela Maron, MD, MS is an…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Grace Lee with 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH, FPIDS, a leader in pediatric infection prevention, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes a Society member who has made outstanding contributions to the specialty of pediatric infectious diseases. In addition to her work advancing the science of infection prevention…

Dr. Christopher Ouellette Honored with PIDS 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovate Research Paper

Christopher Ouellette, MD, a skilled clinician and physician-scientist, has been selected to receive the 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovative Research Paper from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Offered in memory of Dr. Caroline B. Hall, the award is presented annually to a junior or mid-career investigator who is the first author or senior…

Dr. Kevin Messacar Named Recipient of PIDS 2021 Young Investigator Award

Kevin Messacar, MD, a skilled clinician and researcher, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Young Investigator Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Presented to a physician who has completed pediatric infectious diseases fellowship training in the past seven years, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field. The honor is…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Gregory A. Storch with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Gregory A. Storch, MD, FPIDS, a skilled clinician, researcher and leader in diagnostics, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a physician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases,…

PIDS Honors Morven S. Edwards with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Morven S. Edwards, MD, FPIDS, an expert on bacterial infections in newborns, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a pediatrician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases, including…

PIDS Honors Dr. William C. Gruber with 2021 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology

William C. Gruber, MD, FPIDS, a leading global expert in vaccine development, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology Award. This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of vaccinology or areas of related science that have impacted the lives…

Virtual Town Hall 11/4: COVID-19 in ICC, What Have We Learned?

Oct. 14, 2021

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Dear friends, As my two-year term as the PIDS president, draws to a close I have to tell you how in awe I am of what PIDS members have accomplished as individuals and as a team over the course of the pandemic. Your scientific contributions have been exceptional, your compassion for your patients heartening, and…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. William Otto as 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award Recipient

Dr. William Otto is the recipient of the 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award. The award is aimed at fostering talented young pediatric infectious diseases physicians who are interested in playing a role in the publications that help to inform the field. Congratulations to Dr. Otto!

PIDS Recognizes 2021 Fellowship and Research Award Winners During Business Meeting

The goal of the PIDS Fellowship and Research Awards program is to increase the pool of highly trained pediatric infectious diseases clinical scientists and to stimulate scholarly basic, translational, and clinical research in areas pertinent to Pediatric Infectious Diseases including innovative research to improve or develop new vaccines and immunotherapeutics for children, and to support…

What’s in the News: A ‘Historical Event’: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O.

The quest for a malaria vaccine has been underway for a hundred years. Many candidates never made it past clinical trials. On October 6th, however, the World Health Organization endorsed the first ever vaccine to prevent the infectious disease that kills about a half a million people each year, most of them children in sub-Saharan…

What’s in the News: A New Vaccine Strategy for Children: Just One Dose, for Now

Data increasingly suggest that a causal link exists between COVID-19 mRNA vaccination and myocarditis in adolescents and young adult males. The risk of myocarditis appears highest after the second dose of mRNA vaccine, which has led officials in Hong Kong, Norway, Great Britain and other countries with lower rates of new infection than the United…

Virtual Town Hall 11/4: COVID-19 in ICC, What Have We Learned?

The PIDS Transplant Infectious Diseases Education Subcommittee is pleased to announce this virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, November 4, 2021, 12-1 pm ET. Click here to register today!  The expert panel will share registry data regarding the clinical presentations, management, and outcomes of immunocompromised children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Gabriela Maron, MD, MS is an…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Grace Lee with 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH, FPIDS, a leader in pediatric infection prevention, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes a Society member who has made outstanding contributions to the specialty of pediatric infectious diseases. In addition to her work advancing the science of infection prevention…

Dr. Christopher Ouellette Honored with PIDS 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovate Research Paper

Christopher Ouellette, MD, a skilled clinician and physician-scientist, has been selected to receive the 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovative Research Paper from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Offered in memory of Dr. Caroline B. Hall, the award is presented annually to a junior or mid-career investigator who is the first author or senior…

Dr. Kevin Messacar Named Recipient of PIDS 2021 Young Investigator Award

Kevin Messacar, MD, a skilled clinician and researcher, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Young Investigator Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Presented to a physician who has completed pediatric infectious diseases fellowship training in the past seven years, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field. The honor is…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Gregory A. Storch with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Gregory A. Storch, MD, FPIDS, a skilled clinician, researcher and leader in diagnostics, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a physician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases,…

PIDS Honors Morven S. Edwards with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Morven S. Edwards, MD, FPIDS, an expert on bacterial infections in newborns, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a pediatrician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases, including…

PIDS Honors Dr. William C. Gruber with 2021 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology

William C. Gruber, MD, FPIDS, a leading global expert in vaccine development, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology Award. This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of vaccinology or areas of related science that have impacted the lives…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Grace Lee with 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Oct. 14, 2021

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Dear friends, As my two-year term as the PIDS president, draws to a close I have to tell you how in awe I am of what PIDS members have accomplished as individuals and as a team over the course of the pandemic. Your scientific contributions have been exceptional, your compassion for your patients heartening, and…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. William Otto as 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award Recipient

Dr. William Otto is the recipient of the 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award. The award is aimed at fostering talented young pediatric infectious diseases physicians who are interested in playing a role in the publications that help to inform the field. Congratulations to Dr. Otto!

PIDS Recognizes 2021 Fellowship and Research Award Winners During Business Meeting

The goal of the PIDS Fellowship and Research Awards program is to increase the pool of highly trained pediatric infectious diseases clinical scientists and to stimulate scholarly basic, translational, and clinical research in areas pertinent to Pediatric Infectious Diseases including innovative research to improve or develop new vaccines and immunotherapeutics for children, and to support…

What’s in the News: A ‘Historical Event’: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O.

The quest for a malaria vaccine has been underway for a hundred years. Many candidates never made it past clinical trials. On October 6th, however, the World Health Organization endorsed the first ever vaccine to prevent the infectious disease that kills about a half a million people each year, most of them children in sub-Saharan…

What’s in the News: A New Vaccine Strategy for Children: Just One Dose, for Now

Data increasingly suggest that a causal link exists between COVID-19 mRNA vaccination and myocarditis in adolescents and young adult males. The risk of myocarditis appears highest after the second dose of mRNA vaccine, which has led officials in Hong Kong, Norway, Great Britain and other countries with lower rates of new infection than the United…

Virtual Town Hall 11/4: COVID-19 in ICC, What Have We Learned?

The PIDS Transplant Infectious Diseases Education Subcommittee is pleased to announce this virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, November 4, 2021, 12-1 pm ET. Click here to register today!  The expert panel will share registry data regarding the clinical presentations, management, and outcomes of immunocompromised children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Gabriela Maron, MD, MS is an…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Grace Lee with 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH, FPIDS, a leader in pediatric infection prevention, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes a Society member who has made outstanding contributions to the specialty of pediatric infectious diseases. In addition to her work advancing the science of infection prevention…

Dr. Christopher Ouellette Honored with PIDS 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovate Research Paper

Christopher Ouellette, MD, a skilled clinician and physician-scientist, has been selected to receive the 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovative Research Paper from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Offered in memory of Dr. Caroline B. Hall, the award is presented annually to a junior or mid-career investigator who is the first author or senior…

Dr. Kevin Messacar Named Recipient of PIDS 2021 Young Investigator Award

Kevin Messacar, MD, a skilled clinician and researcher, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Young Investigator Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Presented to a physician who has completed pediatric infectious diseases fellowship training in the past seven years, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field. The honor is…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Gregory A. Storch with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Gregory A. Storch, MD, FPIDS, a skilled clinician, researcher and leader in diagnostics, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a physician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases,…

PIDS Honors Morven S. Edwards with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Morven S. Edwards, MD, FPIDS, an expert on bacterial infections in newborns, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a pediatrician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases, including…

PIDS Honors Dr. William C. Gruber with 2021 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology

William C. Gruber, MD, FPIDS, a leading global expert in vaccine development, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology Award. This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of vaccinology or areas of related science that have impacted the lives…

Dr. Christopher Ouellette Honored with PIDS 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovate Research Paper

Oct. 14, 2021

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Dear friends, As my two-year term as the PIDS president, draws to a close I have to tell you how in awe I am of what PIDS members have accomplished as individuals and as a team over the course of the pandemic. Your scientific contributions have been exceptional, your compassion for your patients heartening, and…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. William Otto as 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award Recipient

Dr. William Otto is the recipient of the 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award. The award is aimed at fostering talented young pediatric infectious diseases physicians who are interested in playing a role in the publications that help to inform the field. Congratulations to Dr. Otto!

PIDS Recognizes 2021 Fellowship and Research Award Winners During Business Meeting

The goal of the PIDS Fellowship and Research Awards program is to increase the pool of highly trained pediatric infectious diseases clinical scientists and to stimulate scholarly basic, translational, and clinical research in areas pertinent to Pediatric Infectious Diseases including innovative research to improve or develop new vaccines and immunotherapeutics for children, and to support…

What’s in the News: A ‘Historical Event’: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O.

The quest for a malaria vaccine has been underway for a hundred years. Many candidates never made it past clinical trials. On October 6th, however, the World Health Organization endorsed the first ever vaccine to prevent the infectious disease that kills about a half a million people each year, most of them children in sub-Saharan…

What’s in the News: A New Vaccine Strategy for Children: Just One Dose, for Now

Data increasingly suggest that a causal link exists between COVID-19 mRNA vaccination and myocarditis in adolescents and young adult males. The risk of myocarditis appears highest after the second dose of mRNA vaccine, which has led officials in Hong Kong, Norway, Great Britain and other countries with lower rates of new infection than the United…

Virtual Town Hall 11/4: COVID-19 in ICC, What Have We Learned?

The PIDS Transplant Infectious Diseases Education Subcommittee is pleased to announce this virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, November 4, 2021, 12-1 pm ET. Click here to register today!  The expert panel will share registry data regarding the clinical presentations, management, and outcomes of immunocompromised children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Gabriela Maron, MD, MS is an…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Grace Lee with 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH, FPIDS, a leader in pediatric infection prevention, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes a Society member who has made outstanding contributions to the specialty of pediatric infectious diseases. In addition to her work advancing the science of infection prevention…

Dr. Christopher Ouellette Honored with PIDS 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovate Research Paper

Christopher Ouellette, MD, a skilled clinician and physician-scientist, has been selected to receive the 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovative Research Paper from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Offered in memory of Dr. Caroline B. Hall, the award is presented annually to a junior or mid-career investigator who is the first author or senior…

Dr. Kevin Messacar Named Recipient of PIDS 2021 Young Investigator Award

Kevin Messacar, MD, a skilled clinician and researcher, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Young Investigator Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Presented to a physician who has completed pediatric infectious diseases fellowship training in the past seven years, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field. The honor is…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Gregory A. Storch with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Gregory A. Storch, MD, FPIDS, a skilled clinician, researcher and leader in diagnostics, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a physician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases,…

PIDS Honors Morven S. Edwards with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Morven S. Edwards, MD, FPIDS, an expert on bacterial infections in newborns, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a pediatrician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases, including…

PIDS Honors Dr. William C. Gruber with 2021 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology

William C. Gruber, MD, FPIDS, a leading global expert in vaccine development, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology Award. This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of vaccinology or areas of related science that have impacted the lives…

Dr. Kevin Messacar Named Recipient of PIDS 2021 Young Investigator Award

Oct. 14, 2021

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Dear friends, As my two-year term as the PIDS president, draws to a close I have to tell you how in awe I am of what PIDS members have accomplished as individuals and as a team over the course of the pandemic. Your scientific contributions have been exceptional, your compassion for your patients heartening, and…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. William Otto as 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award Recipient

Dr. William Otto is the recipient of the 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award. The award is aimed at fostering talented young pediatric infectious diseases physicians who are interested in playing a role in the publications that help to inform the field. Congratulations to Dr. Otto!

PIDS Recognizes 2021 Fellowship and Research Award Winners During Business Meeting

The goal of the PIDS Fellowship and Research Awards program is to increase the pool of highly trained pediatric infectious diseases clinical scientists and to stimulate scholarly basic, translational, and clinical research in areas pertinent to Pediatric Infectious Diseases including innovative research to improve or develop new vaccines and immunotherapeutics for children, and to support…

What’s in the News: A ‘Historical Event’: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O.

The quest for a malaria vaccine has been underway for a hundred years. Many candidates never made it past clinical trials. On October 6th, however, the World Health Organization endorsed the first ever vaccine to prevent the infectious disease that kills about a half a million people each year, most of them children in sub-Saharan…

What’s in the News: A New Vaccine Strategy for Children: Just One Dose, for Now

Data increasingly suggest that a causal link exists between COVID-19 mRNA vaccination and myocarditis in adolescents and young adult males. The risk of myocarditis appears highest after the second dose of mRNA vaccine, which has led officials in Hong Kong, Norway, Great Britain and other countries with lower rates of new infection than the United…

Virtual Town Hall 11/4: COVID-19 in ICC, What Have We Learned?

The PIDS Transplant Infectious Diseases Education Subcommittee is pleased to announce this virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, November 4, 2021, 12-1 pm ET. Click here to register today!  The expert panel will share registry data regarding the clinical presentations, management, and outcomes of immunocompromised children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Gabriela Maron, MD, MS is an…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Grace Lee with 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH, FPIDS, a leader in pediatric infection prevention, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes a Society member who has made outstanding contributions to the specialty of pediatric infectious diseases. In addition to her work advancing the science of infection prevention…

Dr. Christopher Ouellette Honored with PIDS 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovate Research Paper

Christopher Ouellette, MD, a skilled clinician and physician-scientist, has been selected to receive the 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovative Research Paper from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Offered in memory of Dr. Caroline B. Hall, the award is presented annually to a junior or mid-career investigator who is the first author or senior…

Dr. Kevin Messacar Named Recipient of PIDS 2021 Young Investigator Award

Kevin Messacar, MD, a skilled clinician and researcher, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Young Investigator Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Presented to a physician who has completed pediatric infectious diseases fellowship training in the past seven years, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field. The honor is…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Gregory A. Storch with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Gregory A. Storch, MD, FPIDS, a skilled clinician, researcher and leader in diagnostics, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a physician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases,…

PIDS Honors Morven S. Edwards with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Morven S. Edwards, MD, FPIDS, an expert on bacterial infections in newborns, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a pediatrician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases, including…

PIDS Honors Dr. William C. Gruber with 2021 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology

William C. Gruber, MD, FPIDS, a leading global expert in vaccine development, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology Award. This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of vaccinology or areas of related science that have impacted the lives…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Gregory A. Storch with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Oct. 14, 2021

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Dear friends, As my two-year term as the PIDS president, draws to a close I have to tell you how in awe I am of what PIDS members have accomplished as individuals and as a team over the course of the pandemic. Your scientific contributions have been exceptional, your compassion for your patients heartening, and…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. William Otto as 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award Recipient

Dr. William Otto is the recipient of the 2021 JPIDS-Ralph D. Feigin Apprenticeship Award. The award is aimed at fostering talented young pediatric infectious diseases physicians who are interested in playing a role in the publications that help to inform the field. Congratulations to Dr. Otto!

PIDS Recognizes 2021 Fellowship and Research Award Winners During Business Meeting

The goal of the PIDS Fellowship and Research Awards program is to increase the pool of highly trained pediatric infectious diseases clinical scientists and to stimulate scholarly basic, translational, and clinical research in areas pertinent to Pediatric Infectious Diseases including innovative research to improve or develop new vaccines and immunotherapeutics for children, and to support…

What’s in the News: A ‘Historical Event’: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O.

The quest for a malaria vaccine has been underway for a hundred years. Many candidates never made it past clinical trials. On October 6th, however, the World Health Organization endorsed the first ever vaccine to prevent the infectious disease that kills about a half a million people each year, most of them children in sub-Saharan…

What’s in the News: A New Vaccine Strategy for Children: Just One Dose, for Now

Data increasingly suggest that a causal link exists between COVID-19 mRNA vaccination and myocarditis in adolescents and young adult males. The risk of myocarditis appears highest after the second dose of mRNA vaccine, which has led officials in Hong Kong, Norway, Great Britain and other countries with lower rates of new infection than the United…

Virtual Town Hall 11/4: COVID-19 in ICC, What Have We Learned?

The PIDS Transplant Infectious Diseases Education Subcommittee is pleased to announce this virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, November 4, 2021, 12-1 pm ET. Click here to register today!  The expert panel will share registry data regarding the clinical presentations, management, and outcomes of immunocompromised children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Gabriela Maron, MD, MS is an…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Grace Lee with 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH, FPIDS, a leader in pediatric infection prevention, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes a Society member who has made outstanding contributions to the specialty of pediatric infectious diseases. In addition to her work advancing the science of infection prevention…

Dr. Christopher Ouellette Honored with PIDS 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovate Research Paper

Christopher Ouellette, MD, a skilled clinician and physician-scientist, has been selected to receive the 2021 Hall Award for Clinically Innovative Research Paper from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Offered in memory of Dr. Caroline B. Hall, the award is presented annually to a junior or mid-career investigator who is the first author or senior…

Dr. Kevin Messacar Named Recipient of PIDS 2021 Young Investigator Award

Kevin Messacar, MD, a skilled clinician and researcher, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Young Investigator Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). Presented to a physician who has completed pediatric infectious diseases fellowship training in the past seven years, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field. The honor is…

PIDS Recognizes Dr. Gregory A. Storch with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Gregory A. Storch, MD, FPIDS, a skilled clinician, researcher and leader in diagnostics, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a physician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases,…

PIDS Honors Morven S. Edwards with 2021 Distinguished Physician Award

Morven S. Edwards, MD, FPIDS, an expert on bacterial infections in newborns, is the recipient of a 2021 Distinguished Physician Award from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). The annual award recognizes a pediatrician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases, including…

PIDS Honors Dr. William C. Gruber with 2021 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology

William C. Gruber, MD, FPIDS, a leading global expert in vaccine development, is the recipient of the 2021 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology Award. This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of vaccinology or areas of related science that have impacted the lives…

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