Professional Growth
Collaborate and share knowledge through committees, special interest groups, writing groups and other volunteer opportunities

  • Get recognized and advance your career as a clinician, professor, researcher, or infection preventionist through a variety of awards and scholarship opportunities
  • Find your next career opportunity by using SHEA's online career center and job board
  • Interact with global members and experts by participating in online conversations using MySHEA, an online networking community, with growing opportunities to share ideas, request feedback, access the member database, and participate in the community
  • Broaden your reach by participating in SHEA's growing media presence in scientific and mainstream media that draws on member experts

Lifelong Learning

  • Access clinical guidelines and practice resources relevant for the specialty
  • Attend in person educational events like SHEA's Spring Conference, IDWeek, and more for continuous learning opportunities at a member's only discounted rate
  • Read expert opinions on leading research published in scientific journals and current events with a monthly subscription to our online newsletter, SHEA News

Drive the Science

  • Access to timely scientific thought leadership with a monthly subscription and online access (including historical access) to Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE), SHEA's monthly scientific journal
  • Opportunities to present original science by submitting abstracts to the SHEA Spring Conference and IDWeek
  • Submit your own research to ICHE for publishing
  • Participate in national and international multi-center research projects to help address the burning issues in the specialty by signing for the SHEA Research Network


  • Add your voice to our advocacy efforts on relevant federal and regulatory policy
  • Help to advance key regulatory initiatives critical for the specialty
  • Commit to the epidemiology/infection preventionists role in today's key issues – infection prevention, antimicrobial stewardship, outbreak management, patient safety and more