For the latest information regarding antibiotic and antimicrobial resistance, visit the CDC for data, advice and other educational resources.

Established in 2016, CDC’s AR Lab Network supports nationwide lab capacity to

  • rapidly detect antibiotic resistance in healthcare, food, and the community, and

  • inform local responses to prevent spread and protect people.

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA’s purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases.

MAD-ID is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which provides continuing professional education in the area of infectious diseases pharmacotherapy. 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.

Founded in 1973, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating the public and healthcare professionals about the causes, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases across the lifespan.

Founded in 1990, the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) is an association of pharmacists and allied healthcare professionals dedicated to promoting the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents. The membership of SIDP encompasses individuals engaged in patient care, research, teaching, pharmaceutical industry and government.

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