Membership

Membership In PIDS

Who Belongs to PIDS?

Membership in PIDS is open to physicians, doctoral-level scientists and other persons who have training or are in the course of training in infectious diseases or its related disciplines, and who are identified with the discipline of pediatric infectious diseases or its related activities.

Membership is not restricted by nationality, residence, place of birth, sex, race, creed, age, or condition of handicap.

Persons enrolled in pediatric residency training programs that are approved for credit toward certification by the American Board of Pediatrics, the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or La Corporation Professionelle des Medecins du Quebec are eligible for resident membership. There is no charge for this membership category. Resident members will not have voting privileges and will not be allowed to serve on committees.

Why Join PIDS?

  • To receive a yearly subscription to the official PIDS publication, the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
  • To keep abreast of the latest advances in pediatric infectious diseases research findings through educational symposia and membership mailings.
  • To ensure that issues unique to pediatric infectious diseases are thoughtfully considered through collaborative projects with other medical associations such as the Pediatric Academic Societies, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
  • To have a voice in planning the future educational needs of pediatric infectious diseases fellows.

What If I'm a First Year Fellow?

For first-year fellows in pediatric infectious diseases, membership dues are waived and electronic subscriptions to the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society for fellows in the United States are provided by a pharmaceutical grant.

Click here for the special membership application for fellows.

How Do I Join PIDS?

If you are a physician or scientist working in the field of pediatric infectious diseases, join PIDS in its mission to advance knowledge of pediatric infectious diseases. Membership requires completion of a brief application signed by a PIDS member in good standing and the annual dues payment.

Download and print the PDF membership application and mail your:

  • Completed application
  • Check or money order for the appropriate amount (from the table below)

TO:

  • PIDS Headquarters
    1300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
    Arlington, VA 22209

2014 Annual Membership Dues

Member (United States) $225
International Member (includes Canada) $225
Emeritus (age 65 and over) $119
Emeritus
(without a subscription to the Journal)
$40
First Year Out-of-Fellowship $125
Resident No Charge
First, Second, Third Year Fellows* No Charge
*Membership dues are waived and the online subscription of the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society is offered to fellows and residents.

 

The membership of the Society shall consist of physicians, doctoral-level scientists, and other persons who have training or are in the course of training in infectious diseases or its related disciplines. Physicians, doctoral-level scientists, and other persons without formal infectious diseases training are eligible if they are identified with the discipline of pediatric infectious diseases or its related disciplines through clinical practice, research, teaching, administration or any combination of these activities. Membership is not restricted by nationality, residence, place of birth, sex, race, creed, age or condition of handicap.

RESIDENT MEMBERSHIP

Persons enrolled in pediatric residency training programs that are approved for credit toward certification by the American Board of Pediatrics, the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or La Corporation Professionelle des Medecins du Quebec are eligible for resident membership. There is no charge for this membership category. Resident members will not have voting privileges and will not be allowed to serve on committees.

Please contact the PIDS Headquarters Office for further assistance:

Mailing Address:

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
    1300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
    Arlington, VA 22209
     
  • Phone: (703) 299-6764
    Fax: (703) 299-0473
    E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

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