Let's Talk ID is a podcast by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, featuring 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.*The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
...Ready for it? (IDWeek 2023's version)
Three Let’s Talk ID hosts come together to discuss IDWeek, including tips and tricks to navigate the meeting, conference must-haves, embarrassing moments and the best swag they've ever received.
President’s Podcast: IDSA Volunteer Restructure
“We want individuals that are practicing in the ID field to feel that IDSA is their home, that they have the support of IDSA in their endeavors.” In September 2023, IDSA introduced a new volunteer structure to better engage members and support its strategic initiatives. In this episode, IDSA President Carlos del Rio, MD, FIDSA and Vice President Tina Tan, MD, FIDSA discuss the decision behind the restructure and explain the differences moving forward.
Pursuing an ID career in industry-sponsored research
From academia to industry: “It’s not a one-way valve.” In this episode with host Paul Sax, MD, FIDSA, infectious diseases physician Steven LaRosa, MD shares his journey to industry-sponsored research and its value as an ID career path.
President’s Podcast: Preparing for the upcoming respiratory virus season
IDSA President Carlos del Rio, MD, FIDSA discusses what we can expect for the upcoming respiratory virus season with Meghan Pennini, PhD, the Chief Vaccines and Therapeutics Officer for H-CORE (the HHS Coordination Operations and Response Element) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at HHS.
We work hard for the money pt.1: thinking creatively about ID reimbursement
Only 50% of infectious diseases fellowship positions are filled each year, a growing issue that can be attributed to the financial impact of working in a non-procedural specialty. In the first episode of a two-part series on addressing ID compensation, Let's Talk ID host Buddy Creech, MD, MPH, FPIDS dives into the complex issue of health care finance. In episode one, Dr. Creech explores ways that infectious diseases physicians can showcase their value and increase their compensation with health policy experts Gabe Roberts, former Director of TennCare, and Nancy-Ann DeParle, former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
We work hard for the money pt.2: how IDSA is addressing ID compensation
Only 50% of infectious diseases fellowship positions are filled each year, a growing issue that can be attributed to the financial impact of working in a non-procedural specialty. In episode two of a two-part series on addressing ID compensation, host Buddy Creech, MD, MPH, FPIDS speaks with IDSA Immediate Past President Daniel McQuillen, MD, FIDSA to discuss what IDSA has been doing over the last three decades to address these fundamental issues.
Separation of positive kids from parents
Parents are fearful to have their children tested for covid because they may be separated from their parents.
Biased. Most do not read the data to really provide appropriate recommendations. Very generalized statements. I’m disappointed.
Useful, good format
I think the question and answer format is good. I think mentioning the strength of recommendation would be useful but these are available in the written guidelines.