Mission Statement: To enhance the health of infants, children adolescents by promoting excellence in diagnosis, management and prevention of infectious diseases through clinical care, education, research and advocacy.

Vision Statement: Freedom from infections for all children through excellent clinical care, research, education and advocacy.

Strategic Aims of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

  • Aim 1: To promote the Value of ID to the healthcare system.

  • Aim 2: To recruit and train top talent into Pediatric ID Fellowship Programs.

  • Aim 3: To advance ID science and advocate for support for research in ID.

  • Aim 4: To engage PIDS membership through innovative programs and services.

  • Aim 5: To advance clinical care in ID, including appropriate antimicrobial use and childhood vaccinations.

  • Aim 6: To promote the success of JPIDS.