St Jude/PIDS Conference

2015 St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Conference

The Fourteenth Annual St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Conference is scheduled for February 20-21, 2015 at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. The program will feature a "Frontiers in Infectious Diseases" symposium, with presentations from leading investigators in infectious diseases and microbiology.  In addition, a series of career development workshops will be available, including sessions on career paths in industry, government and academia.  Perhaps most important, attendees will have an opportunity to present their original research to colleagues in pediatric infectious diseases.  There will also be time to enjoy the sights and sounds of Memphis.  All members of PIDS are encouraged to attend this important venue.  For more information please contact the PIDS office at (703) 299-6764.

Audience:

Faculty and fellows in pediatric infectious diseases performing research related to childhood infections.

Objective:

  1. To share original research related to childhood infections
     
  2. To facilitate career development among fellows and junior faculty in pediatric infectious diseases

Preliminary Program

Registration

Registration for the St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Conference is free.  The deadline to register is December 12, 2014.  Please contact PIDS Headquarters with any questions or changes to your registration at 703-299-6764 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Abstract Submission

The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are pleased to open the abstract submission period.  Please submit electronic abstracts by December 12, 2014 to be considered for presentation at the Fourteenth Annual St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Conference, February 20-21, 2015.

Click here to submit your abstract online.

Travel Stipend

St. Jude will provide a limited number of $1000 travel stipends to accredited pediatric infectious diseases training programs.

Requirements:

  • Complete the travel stipend request form online (one entry per institution)
  • Submit a signed W-9 or W-8BEN form for your institution via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (make sure the information on the tax form matches the "Pay To" information on your travel stipend form.)
  • Attendees listed on the travel stipend request form must sign in on both days of the conference in order for the stipend to be awarded to their institution.

Due to the limited number of travel stipends available, Travel Stipend Request Forms will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Submit your travel stipend request online today! 

Accreditation Information:

 This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Conducting Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital designates this live activity (14th Annual St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Conference, February 20-21, 2015) for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Conference Administrator

1300 Wilson Boulevard
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Arlington, VA 22209
phone:  (703) 299-6764
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