What’s in the News: Increase in RSV Cases Prompts CDC Health Alert

Jul. 27, 2022

UPDATED – PIDS STRONGLY SUPPORTS VACCINATION OF CHILDREN 6 MONTHS AND OLDER WITH THE PEDIATRIC COVID-19 VACCINE

“The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the world’s largest organization of pediatric infectious diseases specialists, strongly supports a universal recommendation for COVID-19 vaccination of children six months of age and older,…

Jul. 27, 2022

Member Spotlight: George Liu

George Liu, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Liu received his MD from UCSD, and his PhD…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: CDC Issues Parechovirus Warning – Here’s What PeV Can Look Like in Infants

Health covers a recent CDC announcement on circulating parechovirus type 3 (PeV-A3) in multiple states. The advisory directed medical professionals to watch for the disease while treating 12-month-old babies who…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: Sharp Drop in Childhood Vaccinations Threatens Millions of Lives

The New York Times reports on analysis from UNICEF and the WHO of a staggering confluence of factors that contributed to the largest backslide in routine immunization in 30 years….

Jul. 27, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Matthew Vogt (Recipient)

Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Microbiology & Immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine….

Jul. 13, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Welcoming Pediatric ID Fellows

July is an exciting time at our medical centers. Fellows are becoming new faculty members and newly minted pediatricians are entering pediatric ID fellowships that will teach them how to…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines for Youngest Kids

A pair of recent articles from Mepage Today covered the latest on COVID-19 vaccines following FDA and CDC approval. First, CDC’s Advisers Endorse COVID Vaccines in Youngest Kids recounts the…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: CDC Eyes Bavarian Monkeypox Vaccine for Kids as Outbreak Spreads

Bloomberg reports the continued spread of monkeypox across the United States and the world has led the CDC to develop a vaccine protocol for children. If needed, the agency will…

Jun. 22, 2022

Member Spotlight: Michael J. Smith

Michael J. Smith, MD, MSCE, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Duke University School of Medicine.    Dr. Smith earned his medical…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Coronavirus Vaccines for Kids Under 5 Are Finally Here

The Washington Post reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s advisory panel recommendation means pediatricians will be administering the first coronavirus vaccines to children under five in the coming…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Proportion of Black, Hispanic Physicians Do Not Reflect US Population

Healio has shared findings on underrepresentation of Black and Hispanic physicians and medical students compared to their presence in the greater U.S. population. The study authors relay that diversity among…

Jun. 22, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Michael Pichichero (Donor)

Michael Pichichero, MD believes that, too often, great science in pediatric infectious disease does not receive the funding by the National Institutes of Health or large charitable foundations that it…

Member Spotlight: Dr. Angela Campbell

Jul. 27, 2022

UPDATED – PIDS STRONGLY SUPPORTS VACCINATION OF CHILDREN 6 MONTHS AND OLDER WITH THE PEDIATRIC COVID-19 VACCINE

“The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the world’s largest organization of pediatric infectious diseases specialists, strongly supports a universal recommendation for COVID-19 vaccination of children six months of age and older,…

Jul. 27, 2022

Member Spotlight: George Liu

George Liu, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Liu received his MD from UCSD, and his PhD…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: CDC Issues Parechovirus Warning – Here’s What PeV Can Look Like in Infants

Health covers a recent CDC announcement on circulating parechovirus type 3 (PeV-A3) in multiple states. The advisory directed medical professionals to watch for the disease while treating 12-month-old babies who…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: Sharp Drop in Childhood Vaccinations Threatens Millions of Lives

The New York Times reports on analysis from UNICEF and the WHO of a staggering confluence of factors that contributed to the largest backslide in routine immunization in 30 years….

Jul. 27, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Matthew Vogt (Recipient)

Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Microbiology & Immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine….

Jul. 13, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Welcoming Pediatric ID Fellows

July is an exciting time at our medical centers. Fellows are becoming new faculty members and newly minted pediatricians are entering pediatric ID fellowships that will teach them how to…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines for Youngest Kids

A pair of recent articles from Mepage Today covered the latest on COVID-19 vaccines following FDA and CDC approval. First, CDC’s Advisers Endorse COVID Vaccines in Youngest Kids recounts the…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: CDC Eyes Bavarian Monkeypox Vaccine for Kids as Outbreak Spreads

Bloomberg reports the continued spread of monkeypox across the United States and the world has led the CDC to develop a vaccine protocol for children. If needed, the agency will…

Jun. 22, 2022

Member Spotlight: Michael J. Smith

Michael J. Smith, MD, MSCE, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Duke University School of Medicine.    Dr. Smith earned his medical…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Coronavirus Vaccines for Kids Under 5 Are Finally Here

The Washington Post reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s advisory panel recommendation means pediatricians will be administering the first coronavirus vaccines to children under five in the coming…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Proportion of Black, Hispanic Physicians Do Not Reflect US Population

Healio has shared findings on underrepresentation of Black and Hispanic physicians and medical students compared to their presence in the greater U.S. population. The study authors relay that diversity among…

Jun. 22, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Michael Pichichero (Donor)

Michael Pichichero, MD believes that, too often, great science in pediatric infectious disease does not receive the funding by the National Institutes of Health or large charitable foundations that it…

What’s in the News: Routine Probiotic Use in Preterm Infants Not Supported by Evidence

Jul. 27, 2022

UPDATED – PIDS STRONGLY SUPPORTS VACCINATION OF CHILDREN 6 MONTHS AND OLDER WITH THE PEDIATRIC COVID-19 VACCINE

“The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the world’s largest organization of pediatric infectious diseases specialists, strongly supports a universal recommendation for COVID-19 vaccination of children six months of age and older,…

Jul. 27, 2022

Member Spotlight: George Liu

George Liu, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Liu received his MD from UCSD, and his PhD…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: CDC Issues Parechovirus Warning – Here’s What PeV Can Look Like in Infants

Health covers a recent CDC announcement on circulating parechovirus type 3 (PeV-A3) in multiple states. The advisory directed medical professionals to watch for the disease while treating 12-month-old babies who…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: Sharp Drop in Childhood Vaccinations Threatens Millions of Lives

The New York Times reports on analysis from UNICEF and the WHO of a staggering confluence of factors that contributed to the largest backslide in routine immunization in 30 years….

Jul. 27, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Matthew Vogt (Recipient)

Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Microbiology & Immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine….

Jul. 13, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Welcoming Pediatric ID Fellows

July is an exciting time at our medical centers. Fellows are becoming new faculty members and newly minted pediatricians are entering pediatric ID fellowships that will teach them how to…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines for Youngest Kids

A pair of recent articles from Mepage Today covered the latest on COVID-19 vaccines following FDA and CDC approval. First, CDC’s Advisers Endorse COVID Vaccines in Youngest Kids recounts the…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: CDC Eyes Bavarian Monkeypox Vaccine for Kids as Outbreak Spreads

Bloomberg reports the continued spread of monkeypox across the United States and the world has led the CDC to develop a vaccine protocol for children. If needed, the agency will…

Jun. 22, 2022

Member Spotlight: Michael J. Smith

Michael J. Smith, MD, MSCE, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Duke University School of Medicine.    Dr. Smith earned his medical…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Coronavirus Vaccines for Kids Under 5 Are Finally Here

The Washington Post reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s advisory panel recommendation means pediatricians will be administering the first coronavirus vaccines to children under five in the coming…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Proportion of Black, Hispanic Physicians Do Not Reflect US Population

Healio has shared findings on underrepresentation of Black and Hispanic physicians and medical students compared to their presence in the greater U.S. population. The study authors relay that diversity among…

Jun. 22, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Michael Pichichero (Donor)

Michael Pichichero, MD believes that, too often, great science in pediatric infectious disease does not receive the funding by the National Institutes of Health or large charitable foundations that it…

What’s in the News: CDC Issues Guidance Following Reports of Myocarditis and Pericarditis After COVID-19 Vaccination

Jul. 27, 2022

UPDATED – PIDS STRONGLY SUPPORTS VACCINATION OF CHILDREN 6 MONTHS AND OLDER WITH THE PEDIATRIC COVID-19 VACCINE

“The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the world’s largest organization of pediatric infectious diseases specialists, strongly supports a universal recommendation for COVID-19 vaccination of children six months of age and older,…

Jul. 27, 2022

Member Spotlight: George Liu

George Liu, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Liu received his MD from UCSD, and his PhD…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: CDC Issues Parechovirus Warning – Here’s What PeV Can Look Like in Infants

Health covers a recent CDC announcement on circulating parechovirus type 3 (PeV-A3) in multiple states. The advisory directed medical professionals to watch for the disease while treating 12-month-old babies who…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: Sharp Drop in Childhood Vaccinations Threatens Millions of Lives

The New York Times reports on analysis from UNICEF and the WHO of a staggering confluence of factors that contributed to the largest backslide in routine immunization in 30 years….

Jul. 27, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Matthew Vogt (Recipient)

Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Microbiology & Immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine….

Jul. 13, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Welcoming Pediatric ID Fellows

July is an exciting time at our medical centers. Fellows are becoming new faculty members and newly minted pediatricians are entering pediatric ID fellowships that will teach them how to…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines for Youngest Kids

A pair of recent articles from Mepage Today covered the latest on COVID-19 vaccines following FDA and CDC approval. First, CDC’s Advisers Endorse COVID Vaccines in Youngest Kids recounts the…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: CDC Eyes Bavarian Monkeypox Vaccine for Kids as Outbreak Spreads

Bloomberg reports the continued spread of monkeypox across the United States and the world has led the CDC to develop a vaccine protocol for children. If needed, the agency will…

Jun. 22, 2022

Member Spotlight: Michael J. Smith

Michael J. Smith, MD, MSCE, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Duke University School of Medicine.    Dr. Smith earned his medical…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Coronavirus Vaccines for Kids Under 5 Are Finally Here

The Washington Post reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s advisory panel recommendation means pediatricians will be administering the first coronavirus vaccines to children under five in the coming…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Proportion of Black, Hispanic Physicians Do Not Reflect US Population

Healio has shared findings on underrepresentation of Black and Hispanic physicians and medical students compared to their presence in the greater U.S. population. The study authors relay that diversity among…

Jun. 22, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Michael Pichichero (Donor)

Michael Pichichero, MD believes that, too often, great science in pediatric infectious disease does not receive the funding by the National Institutes of Health or large charitable foundations that it…

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Jul. 27, 2022

UPDATED – PIDS STRONGLY SUPPORTS VACCINATION OF CHILDREN 6 MONTHS AND OLDER WITH THE PEDIATRIC COVID-19 VACCINE

“The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the world’s largest organization of pediatric infectious diseases specialists, strongly supports a universal recommendation for COVID-19 vaccination of children six months of age and older,…

Jul. 27, 2022

Member Spotlight: George Liu

George Liu, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Liu received his MD from UCSD, and his PhD…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: CDC Issues Parechovirus Warning – Here’s What PeV Can Look Like in Infants

Health covers a recent CDC announcement on circulating parechovirus type 3 (PeV-A3) in multiple states. The advisory directed medical professionals to watch for the disease while treating 12-month-old babies who…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: Sharp Drop in Childhood Vaccinations Threatens Millions of Lives

The New York Times reports on analysis from UNICEF and the WHO of a staggering confluence of factors that contributed to the largest backslide in routine immunization in 30 years….

Jul. 27, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Matthew Vogt (Recipient)

Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Microbiology & Immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine….

Jul. 13, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Welcoming Pediatric ID Fellows

July is an exciting time at our medical centers. Fellows are becoming new faculty members and newly minted pediatricians are entering pediatric ID fellowships that will teach them how to…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines for Youngest Kids

A pair of recent articles from Mepage Today covered the latest on COVID-19 vaccines following FDA and CDC approval. First, CDC’s Advisers Endorse COVID Vaccines in Youngest Kids recounts the…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: CDC Eyes Bavarian Monkeypox Vaccine for Kids as Outbreak Spreads

Bloomberg reports the continued spread of monkeypox across the United States and the world has led the CDC to develop a vaccine protocol for children. If needed, the agency will…

Jun. 22, 2022

Member Spotlight: Michael J. Smith

Michael J. Smith, MD, MSCE, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Duke University School of Medicine.    Dr. Smith earned his medical…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Coronavirus Vaccines for Kids Under 5 Are Finally Here

The Washington Post reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s advisory panel recommendation means pediatricians will be administering the first coronavirus vaccines to children under five in the coming…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Proportion of Black, Hispanic Physicians Do Not Reflect US Population

Healio has shared findings on underrepresentation of Black and Hispanic physicians and medical students compared to their presence in the greater U.S. population. The study authors relay that diversity among…

Jun. 22, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Michael Pichichero (Donor)

Michael Pichichero, MD believes that, too often, great science in pediatric infectious disease does not receive the funding by the National Institutes of Health or large charitable foundations that it…

Help get us all paid more appropriately! Reminder: Complete the IDSA Compensation Survey

Jul. 27, 2022

UPDATED – PIDS STRONGLY SUPPORTS VACCINATION OF CHILDREN 6 MONTHS AND OLDER WITH THE PEDIATRIC COVID-19 VACCINE

“The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the world’s largest organization of pediatric infectious diseases specialists, strongly supports a universal recommendation for COVID-19 vaccination of children six months of age and older,…

Jul. 27, 2022

Member Spotlight: George Liu

George Liu, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Liu received his MD from UCSD, and his PhD…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: CDC Issues Parechovirus Warning – Here’s What PeV Can Look Like in Infants

Health covers a recent CDC announcement on circulating parechovirus type 3 (PeV-A3) in multiple states. The advisory directed medical professionals to watch for the disease while treating 12-month-old babies who…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: Sharp Drop in Childhood Vaccinations Threatens Millions of Lives

The New York Times reports on analysis from UNICEF and the WHO of a staggering confluence of factors that contributed to the largest backslide in routine immunization in 30 years….

Jul. 27, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Matthew Vogt (Recipient)

Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Microbiology & Immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine….

Jul. 13, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Welcoming Pediatric ID Fellows

July is an exciting time at our medical centers. Fellows are becoming new faculty members and newly minted pediatricians are entering pediatric ID fellowships that will teach them how to…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines for Youngest Kids

A pair of recent articles from Mepage Today covered the latest on COVID-19 vaccines following FDA and CDC approval. First, CDC’s Advisers Endorse COVID Vaccines in Youngest Kids recounts the…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: CDC Eyes Bavarian Monkeypox Vaccine for Kids as Outbreak Spreads

Bloomberg reports the continued spread of monkeypox across the United States and the world has led the CDC to develop a vaccine protocol for children. If needed, the agency will…

Jun. 22, 2022

Member Spotlight: Michael J. Smith

Michael J. Smith, MD, MSCE, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Duke University School of Medicine.    Dr. Smith earned his medical…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Coronavirus Vaccines for Kids Under 5 Are Finally Here

The Washington Post reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s advisory panel recommendation means pediatricians will be administering the first coronavirus vaccines to children under five in the coming…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Proportion of Black, Hispanic Physicians Do Not Reflect US Population

Healio has shared findings on underrepresentation of Black and Hispanic physicians and medical students compared to their presence in the greater U.S. population. The study authors relay that diversity among…

Jun. 22, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Michael Pichichero (Donor)

Michael Pichichero, MD believes that, too often, great science in pediatric infectious disease does not receive the funding by the National Institutes of Health or large charitable foundations that it…

What’s in the News: Improving Delayed Antibiotic Prescribing for Ear Infections

Jul. 27, 2022

UPDATED – PIDS STRONGLY SUPPORTS VACCINATION OF CHILDREN 6 MONTHS AND OLDER WITH THE PEDIATRIC COVID-19 VACCINE

“The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the world’s largest organization of pediatric infectious diseases specialists, strongly supports a universal recommendation for COVID-19 vaccination of children six months of age and older,…

Jul. 27, 2022

Member Spotlight: George Liu

George Liu, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Liu received his MD from UCSD, and his PhD…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: CDC Issues Parechovirus Warning – Here’s What PeV Can Look Like in Infants

Health covers a recent CDC announcement on circulating parechovirus type 3 (PeV-A3) in multiple states. The advisory directed medical professionals to watch for the disease while treating 12-month-old babies who…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: Sharp Drop in Childhood Vaccinations Threatens Millions of Lives

The New York Times reports on analysis from UNICEF and the WHO of a staggering confluence of factors that contributed to the largest backslide in routine immunization in 30 years….

Jul. 27, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Matthew Vogt (Recipient)

Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Microbiology & Immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine….

Jul. 13, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Welcoming Pediatric ID Fellows

July is an exciting time at our medical centers. Fellows are becoming new faculty members and newly minted pediatricians are entering pediatric ID fellowships that will teach them how to…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines for Youngest Kids

A pair of recent articles from Mepage Today covered the latest on COVID-19 vaccines following FDA and CDC approval. First, CDC’s Advisers Endorse COVID Vaccines in Youngest Kids recounts the…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: CDC Eyes Bavarian Monkeypox Vaccine for Kids as Outbreak Spreads

Bloomberg reports the continued spread of monkeypox across the United States and the world has led the CDC to develop a vaccine protocol for children. If needed, the agency will…

Jun. 22, 2022

Member Spotlight: Michael J. Smith

Michael J. Smith, MD, MSCE, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Duke University School of Medicine.    Dr. Smith earned his medical…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Coronavirus Vaccines for Kids Under 5 Are Finally Here

The Washington Post reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s advisory panel recommendation means pediatricians will be administering the first coronavirus vaccines to children under five in the coming…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Proportion of Black, Hispanic Physicians Do Not Reflect US Population

Healio has shared findings on underrepresentation of Black and Hispanic physicians and medical students compared to their presence in the greater U.S. population. The study authors relay that diversity among…

Jun. 22, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Michael Pichichero (Donor)

Michael Pichichero, MD believes that, too often, great science in pediatric infectious disease does not receive the funding by the National Institutes of Health or large charitable foundations that it…

What’s in the News: Reported Penicillin Allergies and Antibiotic Prescribing

Jul. 27, 2022

UPDATED – PIDS STRONGLY SUPPORTS VACCINATION OF CHILDREN 6 MONTHS AND OLDER WITH THE PEDIATRIC COVID-19 VACCINE

“The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the world’s largest organization of pediatric infectious diseases specialists, strongly supports a universal recommendation for COVID-19 vaccination of children six months of age and older,…

Jul. 27, 2022

Member Spotlight: George Liu

George Liu, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Liu received his MD from UCSD, and his PhD…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: CDC Issues Parechovirus Warning – Here’s What PeV Can Look Like in Infants

Health covers a recent CDC announcement on circulating parechovirus type 3 (PeV-A3) in multiple states. The advisory directed medical professionals to watch for the disease while treating 12-month-old babies who…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: Sharp Drop in Childhood Vaccinations Threatens Millions of Lives

The New York Times reports on analysis from UNICEF and the WHO of a staggering confluence of factors that contributed to the largest backslide in routine immunization in 30 years….

Jul. 27, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Matthew Vogt (Recipient)

Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Microbiology & Immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine….

Jul. 13, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Welcoming Pediatric ID Fellows

July is an exciting time at our medical centers. Fellows are becoming new faculty members and newly minted pediatricians are entering pediatric ID fellowships that will teach them how to…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines for Youngest Kids

A pair of recent articles from Mepage Today covered the latest on COVID-19 vaccines following FDA and CDC approval. First, CDC’s Advisers Endorse COVID Vaccines in Youngest Kids recounts the…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: CDC Eyes Bavarian Monkeypox Vaccine for Kids as Outbreak Spreads

Bloomberg reports the continued spread of monkeypox across the United States and the world has led the CDC to develop a vaccine protocol for children. If needed, the agency will…

Jun. 22, 2022

Member Spotlight: Michael J. Smith

Michael J. Smith, MD, MSCE, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Duke University School of Medicine.    Dr. Smith earned his medical…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Coronavirus Vaccines for Kids Under 5 Are Finally Here

The Washington Post reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s advisory panel recommendation means pediatricians will be administering the first coronavirus vaccines to children under five in the coming…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Proportion of Black, Hispanic Physicians Do Not Reflect US Population

Healio has shared findings on underrepresentation of Black and Hispanic physicians and medical students compared to their presence in the greater U.S. population. The study authors relay that diversity among…

Jun. 22, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Michael Pichichero (Donor)

Michael Pichichero, MD believes that, too often, great science in pediatric infectious disease does not receive the funding by the National Institutes of Health or large charitable foundations that it…

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Honors 12 Distinguished Physicians, Scientists

Jul. 27, 2022

UPDATED – PIDS STRONGLY SUPPORTS VACCINATION OF CHILDREN 6 MONTHS AND OLDER WITH THE PEDIATRIC COVID-19 VACCINE

“The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the world’s largest organization of pediatric infectious diseases specialists, strongly supports a universal recommendation for COVID-19 vaccination of children six months of age and older,…

Jul. 27, 2022

Member Spotlight: George Liu

George Liu, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Liu received his MD from UCSD, and his PhD…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: CDC Issues Parechovirus Warning – Here’s What PeV Can Look Like in Infants

Health covers a recent CDC announcement on circulating parechovirus type 3 (PeV-A3) in multiple states. The advisory directed medical professionals to watch for the disease while treating 12-month-old babies who…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: Sharp Drop in Childhood Vaccinations Threatens Millions of Lives

The New York Times reports on analysis from UNICEF and the WHO of a staggering confluence of factors that contributed to the largest backslide in routine immunization in 30 years….

Jul. 27, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Matthew Vogt (Recipient)

Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Microbiology & Immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine….

Jul. 13, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Welcoming Pediatric ID Fellows

July is an exciting time at our medical centers. Fellows are becoming new faculty members and newly minted pediatricians are entering pediatric ID fellowships that will teach them how to…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines for Youngest Kids

A pair of recent articles from Mepage Today covered the latest on COVID-19 vaccines following FDA and CDC approval. First, CDC’s Advisers Endorse COVID Vaccines in Youngest Kids recounts the…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: CDC Eyes Bavarian Monkeypox Vaccine for Kids as Outbreak Spreads

Bloomberg reports the continued spread of monkeypox across the United States and the world has led the CDC to develop a vaccine protocol for children. If needed, the agency will…

Jun. 22, 2022

Member Spotlight: Michael J. Smith

Michael J. Smith, MD, MSCE, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Duke University School of Medicine.    Dr. Smith earned his medical…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Coronavirus Vaccines for Kids Under 5 Are Finally Here

The Washington Post reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s advisory panel recommendation means pediatricians will be administering the first coronavirus vaccines to children under five in the coming…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Proportion of Black, Hispanic Physicians Do Not Reflect US Population

Healio has shared findings on underrepresentation of Black and Hispanic physicians and medical students compared to their presence in the greater U.S. population. The study authors relay that diversity among…

Jun. 22, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Michael Pichichero (Donor)

Michael Pichichero, MD believes that, too often, great science in pediatric infectious disease does not receive the funding by the National Institutes of Health or large charitable foundations that it…

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Jul. 27, 2022

UPDATED – PIDS STRONGLY SUPPORTS VACCINATION OF CHILDREN 6 MONTHS AND OLDER WITH THE PEDIATRIC COVID-19 VACCINE

“The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the world’s largest organization of pediatric infectious diseases specialists, strongly supports a universal recommendation for COVID-19 vaccination of children six months of age and older,…

Jul. 27, 2022

Member Spotlight: George Liu

George Liu, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Liu received his MD from UCSD, and his PhD…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: CDC Issues Parechovirus Warning – Here’s What PeV Can Look Like in Infants

Health covers a recent CDC announcement on circulating parechovirus type 3 (PeV-A3) in multiple states. The advisory directed medical professionals to watch for the disease while treating 12-month-old babies who…

Jul. 27, 2022

In The News: Sharp Drop in Childhood Vaccinations Threatens Millions of Lives

The New York Times reports on analysis from UNICEF and the WHO of a staggering confluence of factors that contributed to the largest backslide in routine immunization in 30 years….

Jul. 27, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Matthew Vogt (Recipient)

Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Microbiology & Immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine….

Jul. 13, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Welcoming Pediatric ID Fellows

July is an exciting time at our medical centers. Fellows are becoming new faculty members and newly minted pediatricians are entering pediatric ID fellowships that will teach them how to…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines for Youngest Kids

A pair of recent articles from Mepage Today covered the latest on COVID-19 vaccines following FDA and CDC approval. First, CDC’s Advisers Endorse COVID Vaccines in Youngest Kids recounts the…

Jul. 13, 2022

In The News: CDC Eyes Bavarian Monkeypox Vaccine for Kids as Outbreak Spreads

Bloomberg reports the continued spread of monkeypox across the United States and the world has led the CDC to develop a vaccine protocol for children. If needed, the agency will…

Jun. 22, 2022

Member Spotlight: Michael J. Smith

Michael J. Smith, MD, MSCE, FPIDS is a Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Duke University School of Medicine.    Dr. Smith earned his medical…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Coronavirus Vaccines for Kids Under 5 Are Finally Here

The Washington Post reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s advisory panel recommendation means pediatricians will be administering the first coronavirus vaccines to children under five in the coming…

Jun. 22, 2022

In The News: Proportion of Black, Hispanic Physicians Do Not Reflect US Population

Healio has shared findings on underrepresentation of Black and Hispanic physicians and medical students compared to their presence in the greater U.S. population. The study authors relay that diversity among…

Jun. 22, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Michael Pichichero (Donor)

Michael Pichichero, MD believes that, too often, great science in pediatric infectious disease does not receive the funding by the National Institutes of Health or large charitable foundations that it…

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