The 17th Annual St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Conference will take place March 9-10, 2018 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 global health, industry, clinical research and education. 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.


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


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




Resident Scholarship

Travel Stipends

Sponsored by:

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This live activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. The opinions expressed at this conference are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the CME provider, joint provider, or commercial supporter.