Women of ID

The Women of ID program puts a spotlight on the accomplished leaders, mentors and pioneers in our field whose research and guidance make advancements in ID possible. Throughout the year, we will proudly honor several incredible women and share their stories.

Celebrating women in the field of id

During Women’s History Month, we are excited to celebrate the many achievements of women within ID and highlight the opportunities for further diversifying the field. Take a look at some of the women who are hard at work, making a difference in their communities and around the world.

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2018 Women of ID Honorees

In 2018, we honored the lives and amazing achievements of four trailblazers and gave you an in-depth portrayal of their...

2020 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 inspiring women who have held a torch to the field of infectious diseases.


Whether stopping worldwide outbreaks or uncovering that rare condition that eluded the primary care team, ID specialists save lives.

Together, we can shape the future for the next generation of ID leaders

Nominate the Next Women of ID!