The Foundation to End Infectious Diseases

The IDSA Foundation is the nation’s leading non-profit organization committed to reducing the burdens of infectious diseases. Created in 2001, the Foundation is the charitable arm of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.


Women of ID

Women of ID

You know their names, but you don’t know their whole story. Join the IDSA Foundation as we take you on a journey to meet four ID mavericks whose life’s work has saved countless lives and will continue to save lives for generations to come. Over the coming weeks, we’ll share in-depth stories of the lives and achievements of four ID physicians in our new series, “Women of ID: Honoring Our Past, Inspiring Our Future.”

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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…

Our Approach

What’s ID Got to Do with Me?

All of us are vulnerable to infectious diseases, from drug-resistant superbugs to the next influenza pandemic. Since its inception, the IDSA Foundation has taken major steps to reduce the devastating impact infectious diseases have had on humanity by empowering the next generation of leaders, investing in research, and advocating for patient care.

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Faces of ID

Get a glimpse of those impacted by the burdens of Infectious Diseases. Read their stories and learn more about the ID heroes that provide life-saving measures.

Our Initiatives

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

Get Involved

There are many ways to stay connected to the IDSA Foundation's mission - volunteer, access resources, start a fundraiser or donate.

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We are Doctors, Scientists and Citizens of the World