Stewardship-Education.org is a collaborative project of the following organizations:
American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)
ASHP is the national professional organization whose nearly 40,000 members include pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy students who provide patient care services in hospitals, health systems, and ambulatory clinics. For 70 years, the Society has been on the forefront of efforts to improve medication use and enhance patient safety.
Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
IDSA represents more than 10,000 infectious diseases physicians and scientists devoted to patient care, prevention, public health, education, and research in the area of infectious diseases (ID). The Society’s members focus on the epidemiology, diagnosis, investigation, prevention and treatment of infectious diseases in the United States and abroad. Our members care for patients of all ages with serious infections, including meningitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, surgical infections, those with cancer or transplants who have life threatening infections caused by unusual or drug-resistant microorganisms, people living with HIV and AIDS, and new and emerging infections, such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and pandemic influenza.
Making a Difference in Infectious Diseases Pharmocotherapy (MAD-ID)
MAD-ID is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which provides continuing professional education in the area of infectious diseases pharmacotherapy. Educational initiatives and content are determined by a seven member Scientific Committee composed of infectious diseases experts from clinical pharmacy and medicine and based upon ongoing needs assessments. The main venue for our programming is the annual meeting, which takes place in May of each year. Other MAD-ID initiatives have included regional programming related to specific topics and our Antibiotic Stewardship Training Programs.
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)
NFID is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1973 and dedicated to educating the public and healthcare professionals about the causes, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases.
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS)
PIDS is the world’s largest organization of professionals dedicated to the treatment, control and eradication of infectious diseases affecting children. Membership is comprised of physicians, doctoral-level scientists and others who have trained or are in training in infectious diseases or its related disciplines, and who are identified with the discipline of pediatric infectious diseases or related disciplines through clinical practice, research, teaching and/or administration activities.
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
SHEA is a professional society representing more than 2,000 physicians and other healthcare professionals around the world with expertise in healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention and control. SHEA’s mission is to prevent and control healthcare-associated infections and advance the field of healthcare epidemiology. The society leads this field by promoting science and research and providing high-quality education and training in epidemiologic methods and prevention strategies. SHEA upholds the value and critical contributions of healthcare epidemiology to improving patient care and healthcare worker safety in all healthcare settings.
Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP)
SIDP is a non-profit association of health professionals dedicated to promoting the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents. The Society’s diverse membership is comprised of pharmacists and other allied health care professionals who are concerned with widely varied aspects of antimicrobial use in settings which include clinical patient care, research, teaching, the pharmaceutical industry, and government.