Welcome to the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Fellowship Guide! We are delighted to share your interest in a career in pediatric infectious diseases. Our subspecialty offers a wide range of exciting opportunities to make a difference in pediatric health care. Whether you are just beginning to consider training in infectious diseases, or you are already a fellow, we hope this guide will answer many of the questions you may have. If you have additional questions or suggestions for this guide, please send them to the PIDS Headquarters office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  1. Getting started

    1. Before fellowship
    2. Application process
    3. Clinical Service
    4. Useful Clinical References
  2. Scholarship

    1. Choosing a mentor
    2. Areas of focus
    3. Advanced degrees
    4. Funding opportunities
  3. Additional activities

    1. Conferences
    2. Committees
    3. Education
    4. Educational boards/Journal reviews
  4. Life after fellowship

    1. Board certification
    2. Finding and landing a job
    3. Maintenance of certification
  5. Appendicies

    1. Example of a CV
    2. Sample fellow letter for job search
    3. Sample email text for job inquiry
    4. Sample article review checklist

Developed By:

PIDS Training Programs Committee