The Infectious Diseases Society of America’s podcast features discussions with experts on a range of topics related to infectious diseases including antimicrobial resistance, ID diagnostics and outbreaks such as COVID-19, Ebola and measles. Episodes on IDSA’s guidelines are also available.
COVID-19: Creating Safer Hospital Environments (Jan. 9, 2021)
IDSA Board member John Lynch, M.D., FIDSA, & SHEA/IDSA member Erica Shenoy, M.D., FIDSA discuss how to create safe environments across medical facility departments while treating COVID-19 patients. This episode was produced in partnership with the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
COVID-19: The Latest on Monoclonal Antibodies (Dec. 19, 2020)
How do monoclonal antibody treatments help combat COVID-19? In this episode, we discuss the latest information on monoclonal antibodies with Dr. Eric Daar of UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Alyssa Letourneau of Massachusetts General Hospital and Dr. Roger Bedimo of the VA North Texas Health Care System.
The Latest on the COVID-19 Vaccine (Dec. 12, 2020)
How safe and efficient are the current COVID-19 vaccine candidates? How are public health systems and health care providers preparing for vaccine administration? Buddy Creech, M.D. and Kathryn Edwards, M.D., FIDSA of Vanderbilt University and Dial Hewlett, M.D., FIDSA of the Westchester County Department of Health answer those questions and more.
COVID-19: Mental Health on the Front Lines (Dec. 5, 2020)
Dr. Tom Fekete of Temple University, Dr. Eric Wei of Elmhurst Hospital and Dr. Mark Rudolph of Sound Physicians discuss the toll COVID-19 has taken on the mental health of frontline healthcare professionals and why mental health resources and support services are more important than ever.
The episode is in partnership with the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Staying Safe This Holiday Season & Beyond with Dr. Jennifer Ashton (Nov. 24, 2020)
ABC Chief Medical Correspondent Jennifer Ashton, M.D. joins us to discuss mask mandates, how to reenergize the public's focus on COVID-19 precautions, tips for staying safe this holiday season & why self-care is more important than ever.
Meet IDSA President Dr. Barbara Alexander: A Conversation With IDSA's Newest Leader
From an upbringing in rural North Carolina to becoming the Director of Transplant Infectious Diseases Service at Duke University, get to know IDSA's newest president, Barbara Alexander, M.D., FIDSA, including her plans for the society. IDSA CEO Chris Busky guest moderates.