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March 2017
IDWeek Abstracts and Cases are Due May 17óDonít Miss Out

The deadline for submitting original research abstracts or case reports for IDWeek 2017 is 5 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 17. Share your findings in San Diego, Oct. 4-8, with over 7,000 ID experts, including leaders in the field and colleagues from around the world. Visit to submit an abstract or case.

Awards Available

Travel awards of up to $2,500 are available:

IDWeek Program Committee Choice Awards
The top four abstracts overall will be selected for awards of $2,500 each in recognition of outstanding scientific research.

Top Abstracts in Diagnostics
The top abstracts in diagnostics will be selected for awards of $2,000 each (Category D, either as the primary or secondary category).

Investigator Awards
To recognize the work of investigators in practice for less than 15 years, each IDWeek sponsoring society will choose one outstanding abstract from a member in their specialty. These awards are $1,250 each.

International Investigator Grants/Award
For individuals outside the U.S. and Canada who are either currently in training or who have been in practice for five years or less, these awards are $1,500 each.

Trainee Grants/Awards
Eligible trainees who are members of one of the IDWeek participating societies can apply for $1,000; non-members, $800.

Guerrant International Travel Grants
International participants from developing countries may apply for $1,600 grants. Eligibility is based on the World Bank list of low and lower-middle income countries.

Kass Awards
In honor of Edward H. Kass, MD, up to 10 awards of $750 each will be given to medical students, residents, or house officers (fellows are not eligible).

Case Awards
$800 travel awards will be given to the presenting authors of cases selected for presentation at the Fellows' Day and Pediatric Fellows' Day workshops.

Fellows Day Workshops: Call for Cases

The General Adult ID Fellows’ Day workshop is accepting cases from fellows from infectious disease training programs inside and outside of the U.S. and residents from U.S. and non-U.S. programs.The Pediatric Workshop is accepting case submissions from fellows, residents, and medical students.

Please review the Call for Cases in detail before submitting a case. The online submission process has multiple steps; therefore, we recommend starting the process no later than Monday, May 2.

Presenting authors of selected cases will receive an $800 travel award to offset expenses associated with attending IDWeek 2017.

With the theme, Advancing Science, Improving Care, IDWeek, the preeminent international conference focusing on infectious diseases, features the latest science and bench-to-bedside approaches in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and epidemiology, including HIV, across the lifespan. IDWeek is the annual meeting of IDSA, HIVMA, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.

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