The Training Programs Committee serves to inform and support training program directors on issues such as accreditation, fellowship support, and manpower; enhances standards for fellowship training, and communicates with members on issues and trends related to re-certification of Pediatric Infectious Diseases subspecialists and recruitment of fellows to our subspecialty.
On behalf of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the Training Programs Committee is pleased to provide an online Directory of Pediatric Infectious Disease Training Programs in the United States and Canada as a helpful reference for individuals considering fellowship training in pediatric infectious disease.
Use the tool bar to find the latest information on ERAS, educational links, online courses, and other resources pertaining to pediatric infectious diseases fellowship training, including a Fellows Survival Guide, that was designed to guide you through your fellowship from start to finish.
View the Fellows Day Presentation 2018:
View the Fellows Day Presentation 2020
The Pediatric Committee on Antimicrobial Stewardship developed the Antimicrobial Stewardship Experience for Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellows. The purpose of the guidance is to provide recommendations for training and experience for fellows seeking to become effective antimicrobial stewardship practitioners.
Internet Resources for PIDS Fellows
Infection Prevention and Hospital Epidemiology
- Society for Healthcare Epidemiology
SHEA is a growing organization, founded in 1980 to advance the application of the science of healthcare epidemiology.
- National HIV/AIDS Clinicians Consultation Center (NCCC)
The National HIV/AIDS Clinicians Consultation Center (NCCC) supplies health care providers with a national resource to obtain timely, expert and appropriate responses to clinical questions related to treatment of persons with HIV infection, health care worker exposure to HIV and other blood-borne pathogens, as well as treatment of HIV-infected pregnant women and their infants.
- AIDS Info
AIDS Info is a service of the US Department of Health and Human Services which offers information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and research.
- DPDx (CDC)
DPDx is a Web site developed and maintained by CDC’s Division of Parasitic Diseases (DPD). DPDx offers two complimentary functions: a Reference and Training function for browsing through concise reviews of parasites and parasitic diseases and a Diagnostic Assistance function where laboratorians and health professionals can ask questions and/or send digital images or specimens for review and consultation with DPD staff free of charge.
- Principles of Clinical Pharmacology Course
The course on “Principles of Clinical Pharmacology” consists of a weekly lecture series covering the fundamentals of clinical pharmacology as a translational scientific discipline focused on rational drug development and utilization in therapeutics.
- IDSA Practice Guidelines
http://www.idsociety.org/content.aspx?id=9088 (primarily adult-based but some include pediatrics)
The IDSA Practice Guidelines page consists of standards, practice guidelines and statements developed and/or endorsed by IDSA. Practice guidelines are systematically developed statements to assist practitioners and patients in making decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances.
- American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)
The ASTMH is a worldwide organization of scientists, clinicians and program professionals whose mission is to promote global health through the prevention and control of infectious and other diseases that afflict the global poor.
Clinical Immunology Society
- The Clinical Immunology Society
The Clinical Immunology Society (CIS) is an international professional organization which includes clinicians, investigators and trainings. CIS is devoted to fostering developments in the science and practice of clinical immunology.