The Foundation to End Infectious Diseases

Join us in our mission to reduce the burdens of infectious diseases – worldwide! ID affects us all and we must empower our communities through education, advocacy, mentorship and research.

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What to Know About: Influenza (Flu)

What to Know About: Influenza (Flu)

Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. More than 80,000 Americans died of the flu in the winter of 2017 - 2018. Learn more about how you can help stop the spread of this deadly disease.

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Our Research: Solving Problems That Save Lives

Our Research: Solving Problems That Save Lives

What does it take to stop a global epidemic? Research and the power of the ID Specialist. Advances in infectious diseases research…

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Your Health

The IDSA Foundation works to help patients identify, prevent, and treat infectious diseases from drug-resistant superbugs to the next influenza pandemic. Learn more.

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Our Initiatives

Find out how the IDSA Foundation is making an impact toward a world free from the burdens of infectious diseases.


Grants to medical students to support a longitudinal mentored clinical learning and/or research project for up to a year, on infectious diseases-related topics including HIV.

Ways to Support

Our partnerships with individuals, corporations and foundation help us create approaches to empowering the next generation of ID leaders! We welcome you to join our mission.

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