The “Toilet Paper” Reality

The “Toilet Paper” Reality

ID Heroes across the country were asked to share their perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Stephen M. Brecher of VA Boston HealthCare Center shares his in an essay titled The “Toilet Paper” Reality. The first real reported shortage in the early days of COVID was toilet paper. In reality, the toilet paper shortage is…

Join Us on #GivingTuesdayNow

Join Us on #GivingTuesdayNow

  On May 5th the IDSA Foundation will launch a #GivingTuesdayNOW campaign. What is #GivingTuesdayNOW? #GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. This campaign will amplify stories from the front-lines of the COVID-19 crisis and…

A Career Path Change into HIV Care

A Career Path Change into HIV Care

The HIVMA Clinical Fellowship Program funded by the IDSA Foundation, provides non-ID trained physicians with the most updated best practices for treating patients living with HIV/AIDS. Each year the program provides grants to fellows at institutions that predominantly serve communities of color. Funds are used to support a year of dedicated HIV clinical training for…

Mimi Glode, MD: A Woman of ID

Mimi Glode, MD: A Woman of ID

An incredible number of nominations were submitted in honor and recognition of a woman in the field of infectious diseases who has created a path forward for ID research, mentorship, and advocacy. Last year, we honored four incredible women, but this year, the IDSA Foundation will highlight the work and inspiration of six Women of…

IDEA Incubator 2020 Now Open

IDEA Incubator 2020 Now Open

Do you have an original idea to improve ID care? Does this idea include an original invention, product, device or innovative concept for improving ID care? Consider submitting your original idea to the IDSA Foundation’s IDEA Incubator 2020 for a chance to win funding! Three finalists will present their innovations in front of a live…

An Update on Promising Alzheimer’s Research: Allison Aiello, PhD

An Update on Promising Alzheimer’s Research: Allison Aiello, PhD

Allison Aiello, PhD, a Professor of Epidemiology and current Carolina Population Center Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was one of the two, 2018 inaugural grant awardees of the Alzheimer’s Research Grant receiving $50,000 in research funding. Dr. Aiello’s proposed research showed thought-provoking approaches to discover a possible linkage between infectious…