What’s in the News: AAP Cautions Against Off-label Use of COVID-19 Vaccines in Children Under 12

Oct. 28, 2022

Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi Delivers the 2022 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology at IDWeek

Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field or related science that have impacted children and pediatric infectious diseases Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD, an internationally recognized…

Oct. 27, 2022

PIDS Distinguished Research Award Presented to Jeffrey Starke at IDWeek 2022

Award recognizes a Society member whose outstanding research efforts have significant impact on pediatric infectious diseases Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, a renowned tuberculosis clinician and investigator, is the PIDS 2022…

Oct. 26, 2022

PIDS Recognizes David Kimberlin with the 2022 Walter T. Hughes Distinguished Physician Award

Renamed to honor PIDS’ first president, the award is presented to a pediatrician with a distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant contributions in infectious diseases David Kimberlin,…

Member Spotlight: Jessica Snowden

Jessica Snowden, MD, MS, MHPTT, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: National Collaborative Improves Antibiotic Prescribing for Common Pediatric Infections

Healio covers a report on promising results from a national antimicrobial stewardship initiative involving 133 hospitals. The Better Antibiotic Selection in Children (BASiC) project is managed by the American Academy…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: For Decades, Fear and Failure in the Hunt for an RSV Vaccine. Now, Success.

The Washington Post reports on the “renaissance” of respiratory syncytial virus vaccine development following its catastrophic beginnings in the 1960s. Included in those ill-fated beginnings were a pair of infant…

Oct. 19, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Alison Tribble (Recipient)

Alison Tribble, MD, MSCE, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, at the University of Michigan Medical School. She obtained her medical degree at Duke University…

Oct. 5, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Quick Observations from Service

I’m on the clinical service this week. Please excuse the brevity of this letter while I simultaneously prepare for our fantastic IDWeek schedule and share these three observations on pediatric…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Surge of Respiratory Illnesses in Children Straining Some Hospitals’ Capacity

ABC News reports on pediatric emergency departments and health systems becoming stressed to capacity by surge in children’s respiratory illnesses, including rhinovirus and enterovirus. The outlet spoke with infectious diseases…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Children With Sickle Cell Anemia Not Getting Treatments, Screening

In a CDC report detailed in Medscape, fewer than half of children with sickle cell anemia are receiving recommended annual stroke screening nor are many receiving the recommended medication for…

Sep. 21, 2022

Member Spotlight: John Vanchiere

John A. Vanchiere, MD, PhD is a second-generation Louisiana pediatrician who has been on the faculty at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA for the past 15 years. He is…

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Parents’ Concerns About Safety of Childhood Vaccines Increased During Pandemic

Healio presents insights from a pair of research studies into vaccine disruptions and vaccine hesitancy coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic. The studies show a drop in vaccine coverage in the…

What’s in the News: COVID-19 Cases in Children Reach Winter Surge Levels

Oct. 28, 2022

Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi Delivers the 2022 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology at IDWeek

Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field or related science that have impacted children and pediatric infectious diseases Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD, an internationally recognized…

Oct. 27, 2022

PIDS Distinguished Research Award Presented to Jeffrey Starke at IDWeek 2022

Award recognizes a Society member whose outstanding research efforts have significant impact on pediatric infectious diseases Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, a renowned tuberculosis clinician and investigator, is the PIDS 2022…

Oct. 26, 2022

PIDS Recognizes David Kimberlin with the 2022 Walter T. Hughes Distinguished Physician Award

Renamed to honor PIDS’ first president, the award is presented to a pediatrician with a distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant contributions in infectious diseases David Kimberlin,…

Member Spotlight: Jessica Snowden

Jessica Snowden, MD, MS, MHPTT, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: National Collaborative Improves Antibiotic Prescribing for Common Pediatric Infections

Healio covers a report on promising results from a national antimicrobial stewardship initiative involving 133 hospitals. The Better Antibiotic Selection in Children (BASiC) project is managed by the American Academy…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: For Decades, Fear and Failure in the Hunt for an RSV Vaccine. Now, Success.

The Washington Post reports on the “renaissance” of respiratory syncytial virus vaccine development following its catastrophic beginnings in the 1960s. Included in those ill-fated beginnings were a pair of infant…

Oct. 19, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Alison Tribble (Recipient)

Alison Tribble, MD, MSCE, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, at the University of Michigan Medical School. She obtained her medical degree at Duke University…

Oct. 5, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Quick Observations from Service

I’m on the clinical service this week. Please excuse the brevity of this letter while I simultaneously prepare for our fantastic IDWeek schedule and share these three observations on pediatric…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Surge of Respiratory Illnesses in Children Straining Some Hospitals’ Capacity

ABC News reports on pediatric emergency departments and health systems becoming stressed to capacity by surge in children’s respiratory illnesses, including rhinovirus and enterovirus. The outlet spoke with infectious diseases…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Children With Sickle Cell Anemia Not Getting Treatments, Screening

In a CDC report detailed in Medscape, fewer than half of children with sickle cell anemia are receiving recommended annual stroke screening nor are many receiving the recommended medication for…

Sep. 21, 2022

Member Spotlight: John Vanchiere

John A. Vanchiere, MD, PhD is a second-generation Louisiana pediatrician who has been on the faculty at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA for the past 15 years. He is…

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Parents’ Concerns About Safety of Childhood Vaccines Increased During Pandemic

Healio presents insights from a pair of research studies into vaccine disruptions and vaccine hesitancy coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic. The studies show a drop in vaccine coverage in the…

Call for IDWeek-PIDS Vice Chair-elect Position

Oct. 28, 2022

Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi Delivers the 2022 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology at IDWeek

Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field or related science that have impacted children and pediatric infectious diseases Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD, an internationally recognized…

Oct. 27, 2022

PIDS Distinguished Research Award Presented to Jeffrey Starke at IDWeek 2022

Award recognizes a Society member whose outstanding research efforts have significant impact on pediatric infectious diseases Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, a renowned tuberculosis clinician and investigator, is the PIDS 2022…

Oct. 26, 2022

PIDS Recognizes David Kimberlin with the 2022 Walter T. Hughes Distinguished Physician Award

Renamed to honor PIDS’ first president, the award is presented to a pediatrician with a distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant contributions in infectious diseases David Kimberlin,…

Member Spotlight: Jessica Snowden

Jessica Snowden, MD, MS, MHPTT, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: National Collaborative Improves Antibiotic Prescribing for Common Pediatric Infections

Healio covers a report on promising results from a national antimicrobial stewardship initiative involving 133 hospitals. The Better Antibiotic Selection in Children (BASiC) project is managed by the American Academy…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: For Decades, Fear and Failure in the Hunt for an RSV Vaccine. Now, Success.

The Washington Post reports on the “renaissance” of respiratory syncytial virus vaccine development following its catastrophic beginnings in the 1960s. Included in those ill-fated beginnings were a pair of infant…

Oct. 19, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Alison Tribble (Recipient)

Alison Tribble, MD, MSCE, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, at the University of Michigan Medical School. She obtained her medical degree at Duke University…

Oct. 5, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Quick Observations from Service

I’m on the clinical service this week. Please excuse the brevity of this letter while I simultaneously prepare for our fantastic IDWeek schedule and share these three observations on pediatric…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Surge of Respiratory Illnesses in Children Straining Some Hospitals’ Capacity

ABC News reports on pediatric emergency departments and health systems becoming stressed to capacity by surge in children’s respiratory illnesses, including rhinovirus and enterovirus. The outlet spoke with infectious diseases…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Children With Sickle Cell Anemia Not Getting Treatments, Screening

In a CDC report detailed in Medscape, fewer than half of children with sickle cell anemia are receiving recommended annual stroke screening nor are many receiving the recommended medication for…

Sep. 21, 2022

Member Spotlight: John Vanchiere

John A. Vanchiere, MD, PhD is a second-generation Louisiana pediatrician who has been on the faculty at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA for the past 15 years. He is…

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Parents’ Concerns About Safety of Childhood Vaccines Increased During Pandemic

Healio presents insights from a pair of research studies into vaccine disruptions and vaccine hesitancy coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic. The studies show a drop in vaccine coverage in the…

PIDS mourns the loss of Walter T. Hughes, MD, first president of PIDS

Oct. 28, 2022

Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi Delivers the 2022 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology at IDWeek

Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field or related science that have impacted children and pediatric infectious diseases Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD, an internationally recognized…

Oct. 27, 2022

PIDS Distinguished Research Award Presented to Jeffrey Starke at IDWeek 2022

Award recognizes a Society member whose outstanding research efforts have significant impact on pediatric infectious diseases Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, a renowned tuberculosis clinician and investigator, is the PIDS 2022…

Oct. 26, 2022

PIDS Recognizes David Kimberlin with the 2022 Walter T. Hughes Distinguished Physician Award

Renamed to honor PIDS’ first president, the award is presented to a pediatrician with a distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant contributions in infectious diseases David Kimberlin,…

Member Spotlight: Jessica Snowden

Jessica Snowden, MD, MS, MHPTT, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: National Collaborative Improves Antibiotic Prescribing for Common Pediatric Infections

Healio covers a report on promising results from a national antimicrobial stewardship initiative involving 133 hospitals. The Better Antibiotic Selection in Children (BASiC) project is managed by the American Academy…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: For Decades, Fear and Failure in the Hunt for an RSV Vaccine. Now, Success.

The Washington Post reports on the “renaissance” of respiratory syncytial virus vaccine development following its catastrophic beginnings in the 1960s. Included in those ill-fated beginnings were a pair of infant…

Oct. 19, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Alison Tribble (Recipient)

Alison Tribble, MD, MSCE, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, at the University of Michigan Medical School. She obtained her medical degree at Duke University…

Oct. 5, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Quick Observations from Service

I’m on the clinical service this week. Please excuse the brevity of this letter while I simultaneously prepare for our fantastic IDWeek schedule and share these three observations on pediatric…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Surge of Respiratory Illnesses in Children Straining Some Hospitals’ Capacity

ABC News reports on pediatric emergency departments and health systems becoming stressed to capacity by surge in children’s respiratory illnesses, including rhinovirus and enterovirus. The outlet spoke with infectious diseases…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Children With Sickle Cell Anemia Not Getting Treatments, Screening

In a CDC report detailed in Medscape, fewer than half of children with sickle cell anemia are receiving recommended annual stroke screening nor are many receiving the recommended medication for…

Sep. 21, 2022

Member Spotlight: John Vanchiere

John A. Vanchiere, MD, PhD is a second-generation Louisiana pediatrician who has been on the faculty at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA for the past 15 years. He is…

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Parents’ Concerns About Safety of Childhood Vaccines Increased During Pandemic

Healio presents insights from a pair of research studies into vaccine disruptions and vaccine hesitancy coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic. The studies show a drop in vaccine coverage in the…

What’s in the News: Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Receives Full FDA Approval

Oct. 28, 2022

Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi Delivers the 2022 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology at IDWeek

Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field or related science that have impacted children and pediatric infectious diseases Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD, an internationally recognized…

Oct. 27, 2022

PIDS Distinguished Research Award Presented to Jeffrey Starke at IDWeek 2022

Award recognizes a Society member whose outstanding research efforts have significant impact on pediatric infectious diseases Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, a renowned tuberculosis clinician and investigator, is the PIDS 2022…

Oct. 26, 2022

PIDS Recognizes David Kimberlin with the 2022 Walter T. Hughes Distinguished Physician Award

Renamed to honor PIDS’ first president, the award is presented to a pediatrician with a distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant contributions in infectious diseases David Kimberlin,…

Member Spotlight: Jessica Snowden

Jessica Snowden, MD, MS, MHPTT, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: National Collaborative Improves Antibiotic Prescribing for Common Pediatric Infections

Healio covers a report on promising results from a national antimicrobial stewardship initiative involving 133 hospitals. The Better Antibiotic Selection in Children (BASiC) project is managed by the American Academy…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: For Decades, Fear and Failure in the Hunt for an RSV Vaccine. Now, Success.

The Washington Post reports on the “renaissance” of respiratory syncytial virus vaccine development following its catastrophic beginnings in the 1960s. Included in those ill-fated beginnings were a pair of infant…

Oct. 19, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Alison Tribble (Recipient)

Alison Tribble, MD, MSCE, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, at the University of Michigan Medical School. She obtained her medical degree at Duke University…

Oct. 5, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Quick Observations from Service

I’m on the clinical service this week. Please excuse the brevity of this letter while I simultaneously prepare for our fantastic IDWeek schedule and share these three observations on pediatric…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Surge of Respiratory Illnesses in Children Straining Some Hospitals’ Capacity

ABC News reports on pediatric emergency departments and health systems becoming stressed to capacity by surge in children’s respiratory illnesses, including rhinovirus and enterovirus. The outlet spoke with infectious diseases…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Children With Sickle Cell Anemia Not Getting Treatments, Screening

In a CDC report detailed in Medscape, fewer than half of children with sickle cell anemia are receiving recommended annual stroke screening nor are many receiving the recommended medication for…

Sep. 21, 2022

Member Spotlight: John Vanchiere

John A. Vanchiere, MD, PhD is a second-generation Louisiana pediatrician who has been on the faculty at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA for the past 15 years. He is…

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Parents’ Concerns About Safety of Childhood Vaccines Increased During Pandemic

Healio presents insights from a pair of research studies into vaccine disruptions and vaccine hesitancy coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic. The studies show a drop in vaccine coverage in the…

What’s in the News: Younger Children May Be More Likely to Spread SARS-CoV-2 at Home

Oct. 28, 2022

Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi Delivers the 2022 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology at IDWeek

Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field or related science that have impacted children and pediatric infectious diseases Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD, an internationally recognized…

Oct. 27, 2022

PIDS Distinguished Research Award Presented to Jeffrey Starke at IDWeek 2022

Award recognizes a Society member whose outstanding research efforts have significant impact on pediatric infectious diseases Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, a renowned tuberculosis clinician and investigator, is the PIDS 2022…

Oct. 26, 2022

PIDS Recognizes David Kimberlin with the 2022 Walter T. Hughes Distinguished Physician Award

Renamed to honor PIDS’ first president, the award is presented to a pediatrician with a distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant contributions in infectious diseases David Kimberlin,…

Member Spotlight: Jessica Snowden

Jessica Snowden, MD, MS, MHPTT, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: National Collaborative Improves Antibiotic Prescribing for Common Pediatric Infections

Healio covers a report on promising results from a national antimicrobial stewardship initiative involving 133 hospitals. The Better Antibiotic Selection in Children (BASiC) project is managed by the American Academy…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: For Decades, Fear and Failure in the Hunt for an RSV Vaccine. Now, Success.

The Washington Post reports on the “renaissance” of respiratory syncytial virus vaccine development following its catastrophic beginnings in the 1960s. Included in those ill-fated beginnings were a pair of infant…

Oct. 19, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Alison Tribble (Recipient)

Alison Tribble, MD, MSCE, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, at the University of Michigan Medical School. She obtained her medical degree at Duke University…

Oct. 5, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Quick Observations from Service

I’m on the clinical service this week. Please excuse the brevity of this letter while I simultaneously prepare for our fantastic IDWeek schedule and share these three observations on pediatric…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Surge of Respiratory Illnesses in Children Straining Some Hospitals’ Capacity

ABC News reports on pediatric emergency departments and health systems becoming stressed to capacity by surge in children’s respiratory illnesses, including rhinovirus and enterovirus. The outlet spoke with infectious diseases…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Children With Sickle Cell Anemia Not Getting Treatments, Screening

In a CDC report detailed in Medscape, fewer than half of children with sickle cell anemia are receiving recommended annual stroke screening nor are many receiving the recommended medication for…

Sep. 21, 2022

Member Spotlight: John Vanchiere

John A. Vanchiere, MD, PhD is a second-generation Louisiana pediatrician who has been on the faculty at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA for the past 15 years. He is…

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Parents’ Concerns About Safety of Childhood Vaccines Increased During Pandemic

Healio presents insights from a pair of research studies into vaccine disruptions and vaccine hesitancy coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic. The studies show a drop in vaccine coverage in the…

What’s in the News: New Guidance on RSV During Delayed Season

Oct. 28, 2022

Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi Delivers the 2022 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology at IDWeek

Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field or related science that have impacted children and pediatric infectious diseases Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD, an internationally recognized…

Oct. 27, 2022

PIDS Distinguished Research Award Presented to Jeffrey Starke at IDWeek 2022

Award recognizes a Society member whose outstanding research efforts have significant impact on pediatric infectious diseases Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, a renowned tuberculosis clinician and investigator, is the PIDS 2022…

Oct. 26, 2022

PIDS Recognizes David Kimberlin with the 2022 Walter T. Hughes Distinguished Physician Award

Renamed to honor PIDS’ first president, the award is presented to a pediatrician with a distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant contributions in infectious diseases David Kimberlin,…

Member Spotlight: Jessica Snowden

Jessica Snowden, MD, MS, MHPTT, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: National Collaborative Improves Antibiotic Prescribing for Common Pediatric Infections

Healio covers a report on promising results from a national antimicrobial stewardship initiative involving 133 hospitals. The Better Antibiotic Selection in Children (BASiC) project is managed by the American Academy…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: For Decades, Fear and Failure in the Hunt for an RSV Vaccine. Now, Success.

The Washington Post reports on the “renaissance” of respiratory syncytial virus vaccine development following its catastrophic beginnings in the 1960s. Included in those ill-fated beginnings were a pair of infant…

Oct. 19, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Alison Tribble (Recipient)

Alison Tribble, MD, MSCE, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, at the University of Michigan Medical School. She obtained her medical degree at Duke University…

Oct. 5, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Quick Observations from Service

I’m on the clinical service this week. Please excuse the brevity of this letter while I simultaneously prepare for our fantastic IDWeek schedule and share these three observations on pediatric…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Surge of Respiratory Illnesses in Children Straining Some Hospitals’ Capacity

ABC News reports on pediatric emergency departments and health systems becoming stressed to capacity by surge in children’s respiratory illnesses, including rhinovirus and enterovirus. The outlet spoke with infectious diseases…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Children With Sickle Cell Anemia Not Getting Treatments, Screening

In a CDC report detailed in Medscape, fewer than half of children with sickle cell anemia are receiving recommended annual stroke screening nor are many receiving the recommended medication for…

Sep. 21, 2022

Member Spotlight: John Vanchiere

John A. Vanchiere, MD, PhD is a second-generation Louisiana pediatrician who has been on the faculty at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA for the past 15 years. He is…

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Parents’ Concerns About Safety of Childhood Vaccines Increased During Pandemic

Healio presents insights from a pair of research studies into vaccine disruptions and vaccine hesitancy coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic. The studies show a drop in vaccine coverage in the…

Member Spotlight: Dr. José Romero

Oct. 28, 2022

Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi Delivers the 2022 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology at IDWeek

Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field or related science that have impacted children and pediatric infectious diseases Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD, an internationally recognized…

Oct. 27, 2022

PIDS Distinguished Research Award Presented to Jeffrey Starke at IDWeek 2022

Award recognizes a Society member whose outstanding research efforts have significant impact on pediatric infectious diseases Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, a renowned tuberculosis clinician and investigator, is the PIDS 2022…

Oct. 26, 2022

PIDS Recognizes David Kimberlin with the 2022 Walter T. Hughes Distinguished Physician Award

Renamed to honor PIDS’ first president, the award is presented to a pediatrician with a distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant contributions in infectious diseases David Kimberlin,…

Member Spotlight: Jessica Snowden

Jessica Snowden, MD, MS, MHPTT, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: National Collaborative Improves Antibiotic Prescribing for Common Pediatric Infections

Healio covers a report on promising results from a national antimicrobial stewardship initiative involving 133 hospitals. The Better Antibiotic Selection in Children (BASiC) project is managed by the American Academy…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: For Decades, Fear and Failure in the Hunt for an RSV Vaccine. Now, Success.

The Washington Post reports on the “renaissance” of respiratory syncytial virus vaccine development following its catastrophic beginnings in the 1960s. Included in those ill-fated beginnings were a pair of infant…

Oct. 19, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Alison Tribble (Recipient)

Alison Tribble, MD, MSCE, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, at the University of Michigan Medical School. She obtained her medical degree at Duke University…

Oct. 5, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Quick Observations from Service

I’m on the clinical service this week. Please excuse the brevity of this letter while I simultaneously prepare for our fantastic IDWeek schedule and share these three observations on pediatric…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Surge of Respiratory Illnesses in Children Straining Some Hospitals’ Capacity

ABC News reports on pediatric emergency departments and health systems becoming stressed to capacity by surge in children’s respiratory illnesses, including rhinovirus and enterovirus. The outlet spoke with infectious diseases…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Children With Sickle Cell Anemia Not Getting Treatments, Screening

In a CDC report detailed in Medscape, fewer than half of children with sickle cell anemia are receiving recommended annual stroke screening nor are many receiving the recommended medication for…

Sep. 21, 2022

Member Spotlight: John Vanchiere

John A. Vanchiere, MD, PhD is a second-generation Louisiana pediatrician who has been on the faculty at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA for the past 15 years. He is…

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Parents’ Concerns About Safety of Childhood Vaccines Increased During Pandemic

Healio presents insights from a pair of research studies into vaccine disruptions and vaccine hesitancy coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic. The studies show a drop in vaccine coverage in the…

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Oct. 28, 2022

Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi Delivers the 2022 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology at IDWeek

Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field or related science that have impacted children and pediatric infectious diseases Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD, an internationally recognized…

Oct. 27, 2022

PIDS Distinguished Research Award Presented to Jeffrey Starke at IDWeek 2022

Award recognizes a Society member whose outstanding research efforts have significant impact on pediatric infectious diseases Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, a renowned tuberculosis clinician and investigator, is the PIDS 2022…

Oct. 26, 2022

PIDS Recognizes David Kimberlin with the 2022 Walter T. Hughes Distinguished Physician Award

Renamed to honor PIDS’ first president, the award is presented to a pediatrician with a distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant contributions in infectious diseases David Kimberlin,…

Member Spotlight: Jessica Snowden

Jessica Snowden, MD, MS, MHPTT, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: National Collaborative Improves Antibiotic Prescribing for Common Pediatric Infections

Healio covers a report on promising results from a national antimicrobial stewardship initiative involving 133 hospitals. The Better Antibiotic Selection in Children (BASiC) project is managed by the American Academy…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: For Decades, Fear and Failure in the Hunt for an RSV Vaccine. Now, Success.

The Washington Post reports on the “renaissance” of respiratory syncytial virus vaccine development following its catastrophic beginnings in the 1960s. Included in those ill-fated beginnings were a pair of infant…

Oct. 19, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Alison Tribble (Recipient)

Alison Tribble, MD, MSCE, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, at the University of Michigan Medical School. She obtained her medical degree at Duke University…

Oct. 5, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Quick Observations from Service

I’m on the clinical service this week. Please excuse the brevity of this letter while I simultaneously prepare for our fantastic IDWeek schedule and share these three observations on pediatric…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Surge of Respiratory Illnesses in Children Straining Some Hospitals’ Capacity

ABC News reports on pediatric emergency departments and health systems becoming stressed to capacity by surge in children’s respiratory illnesses, including rhinovirus and enterovirus. The outlet spoke with infectious diseases…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Children With Sickle Cell Anemia Not Getting Treatments, Screening

In a CDC report detailed in Medscape, fewer than half of children with sickle cell anemia are receiving recommended annual stroke screening nor are many receiving the recommended medication for…

Sep. 21, 2022

Member Spotlight: John Vanchiere

John A. Vanchiere, MD, PhD is a second-generation Louisiana pediatrician who has been on the faculty at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA for the past 15 years. He is…

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Parents’ Concerns About Safety of Childhood Vaccines Increased During Pandemic

Healio presents insights from a pair of research studies into vaccine disruptions and vaccine hesitancy coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic. The studies show a drop in vaccine coverage in the…

Call for Applications for Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (JPIDS), The Official Journal of PIDS

Oct. 28, 2022

Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi Delivers the 2022 Stanley A. Plotkin Lecture in Vaccinology at IDWeek

Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field or related science that have impacted children and pediatric infectious diseases Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD, an internationally recognized…

Oct. 27, 2022

PIDS Distinguished Research Award Presented to Jeffrey Starke at IDWeek 2022

Award recognizes a Society member whose outstanding research efforts have significant impact on pediatric infectious diseases Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, a renowned tuberculosis clinician and investigator, is the PIDS 2022…

Oct. 26, 2022

PIDS Recognizes David Kimberlin with the 2022 Walter T. Hughes Distinguished Physician Award

Renamed to honor PIDS’ first president, the award is presented to a pediatrician with a distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant contributions in infectious diseases David Kimberlin,…

Member Spotlight: Jessica Snowden

Jessica Snowden, MD, MS, MHPTT, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: National Collaborative Improves Antibiotic Prescribing for Common Pediatric Infections

Healio covers a report on promising results from a national antimicrobial stewardship initiative involving 133 hospitals. The Better Antibiotic Selection in Children (BASiC) project is managed by the American Academy…

Oct. 19, 2022

In The News: For Decades, Fear and Failure in the Hunt for an RSV Vaccine. Now, Success.

The Washington Post reports on the “renaissance” of respiratory syncytial virus vaccine development following its catastrophic beginnings in the 1960s. Included in those ill-fated beginnings were a pair of infant…

Oct. 19, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Alison Tribble (Recipient)

Alison Tribble, MD, MSCE, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, at the University of Michigan Medical School. She obtained her medical degree at Duke University…

Oct. 5, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Quick Observations from Service

I’m on the clinical service this week. Please excuse the brevity of this letter while I simultaneously prepare for our fantastic IDWeek schedule and share these three observations on pediatric…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Surge of Respiratory Illnesses in Children Straining Some Hospitals’ Capacity

ABC News reports on pediatric emergency departments and health systems becoming stressed to capacity by surge in children’s respiratory illnesses, including rhinovirus and enterovirus. The outlet spoke with infectious diseases…

Oct. 5, 2022

In The News: Children With Sickle Cell Anemia Not Getting Treatments, Screening

In a CDC report detailed in Medscape, fewer than half of children with sickle cell anemia are receiving recommended annual stroke screening nor are many receiving the recommended medication for…

Sep. 21, 2022

Member Spotlight: John Vanchiere

John A. Vanchiere, MD, PhD is a second-generation Louisiana pediatrician who has been on the faculty at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA for the past 15 years. He is…

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Parents’ Concerns About Safety of Childhood Vaccines Increased During Pandemic

Healio presents insights from a pair of research studies into vaccine disruptions and vaccine hesitancy coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic. The studies show a drop in vaccine coverage in the…

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