Dr. Janet Gilsdorf on the value and importance of PIDS membership.

Director, Infectious Diseases
Warren-Vance Community Health Center, Inc

Career pathways brief talk during the 2016 St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Conference in Memphis, TN.

Dr. Lee is Associate Professor of Population Medicine & Pediatrics at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute & Harvard Medical School, Director of the Center for Healthcare Research in Pediatrics, and Associate Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Boston Children’s Hospital. Her research focuses on prevention of healthcare-associated infections, payment policy evaluations, and drug and vaccine safety surveillance.

Dr. Lee serves as the principal investigator on the CDC-funded Vaccine Safety Datalink project and previously served as Associate Director of the FDA-funded Mini-Sentinel Project. She is principal investigator of an AHRQ-funded grant to develop a national surveillance definition for pediatric ventilator-associated events and to identify potential intervention bundles to improve quality of care. She is also principal investigator of an AHRQ-funded grant to evaluate the health and economic impact of the CMS Hospital-Acquired Conditions and Value-Based Purchasing policies, which is called the Preventing Avoidable Infectious Complications by Adjusting Payment (PAICAP) study (www.paicap.org).

Dr. Lee has served as a member on the Institute of Medicine Committee (IOM) to Review Priorities in the National Vaccine Plan and the IOM Committee on the Ethical and Scientific Issues in Studying the Safety of Approved Drugs. She is currently a member of the IOM Board on Population Health and Public Practice and also a past member of the AHRQ Healthcare Safety and Quality Improvement Research Study Section.

Career pathways brief talk during the 2016 St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Conference in Memphis, TN.

A video by Elizabeth Ristagno, MD on the value of Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Lara Danziger-Isakov presenting her career pathways talk on pediatric transplant ID at the St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Conference in Memphis, TN.

A video by Drs. David Rosen and Andrew Janoski on the life of a Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellow

Latania Logan is the Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Rush University Medical Center, and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Rush Medical College in Chicago, IL. Dr. Logan’s federally funded research is studying the clinical and molecular epidemiology of multi-drug resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections in children, and this work is supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

She serves as the Pediatrician on the Chicago Prevention and Intervention Epi-Center branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epicenters Program, has served on several national committees including the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Programs and Meetings Committee, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring Meeting Planning Committee and the SHEA Pediatric Leadership Council. Dr. Logan serves as a reviewer for ten journals, an ad hoc grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health, Center for Scientific Review, and is the volunteer medical director of a Social Service Agency in Chicago.

Pediatric ID Faculty tell why the pediatric infectious diseases subspecialty is important to them.

Dr. Jason Newland presenting his career development talk on Antimicrobial Utilization and Stewardship at the St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Conference in Memphis, TN.