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.
From Halloween to Hanukkah: What Will Holidays Look Like During COVID-19? (Oct. 20, 2020)
We discuss how to navigate the upcoming holiday season and family gatherings amid the COVID-19 pandemic with Dr. Jason Newland of Washington University and Dr. Susan Kline of the University of Minnesota.
IDWeek 2020: What To Expect
IDWeek Chair Inger Damon, M.D., Ph.D., FIDSA shares what to expect during the year’s premier infectious diseases event.
COVID-19: An Update on Schools - Is In-Person Learning Now Considered Safe? (Oct. 10, 2020)
Is in-person learning now considered safe? How can schools prepare for the upcoming winter months? IDSA Board member Tina Tan, M.D., FIDSA of Northwestern University and Preeti Malani, M.D., FIDSA of the University of Michigan join us to share an update on COVID-19 and schools.
COVID-19: A Conversation with Dr. Tom Frieden (Oct. 3, 2020)
"There’s only one enemy here and that enemy is a virus...the more we stick together, learn with each other, support each other, the more we can gain the upper hand."
Former CDC director and President & CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, Tom Frieden, M.D., joins us to discuss the biggest obstacles the U.S. is facing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including vaccine distribution, testing & guidance changes.
COVID-19: Managing Patients in Long-Term Care Settings (Sept. 29, 2020)
What special type of preparations should long-term care facilities deploy in order to keep their residents, staff and visitors from contracting or spreading COVID-19? Dr. Alice Kim of the Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Sean Cannone (D.O.), a geriatric specialist at Summa Western Reserve Hospital, join us to discuss issues surrounding COVID-19 in long-term care facilities.
COVID-19 Mutations (Sept. 22, 2020)
What do we know about the genetic diversity of SARS-CoV-2 and does an increase in mutations mean COVID-19 is getting more harmful over time? Dr. Adam Lauring of the University of Michigan and Dr. Stanley Perlman of the University of Iowa join us to discuss mutations of the COVID-19 virus.