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The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) is a professional society that improves public health by establishing infection-prevention measures and supporting antibiotic stewardship among healthcare providers.


IDWeek 2021 Virtual Conference

IDWeek is a forum for health professionals of varied backgrounds to collaborate, cooperate, and learn from each other’s expertise.


COVID-19 Resources

As SARS CoV 2 (COVID-19) continues to be a pathogen of high consequence, SHEA would like to highlight key resources for healthcare epidemiologists, infection preventionists, antibiotic stewards, and other medical professionals responding to COVID-19. Time-sensitive news/events/alerts are not included.


Prevention CHKC

Prevention CHKC is designed to train frontline healthcare personnel, defined as those “responsible for direct patient care” in best practices to prevent and control HAIs and pathogens that can spread in the healthcare setting.


Statement on Omicron Variant

Discovery of the omicron variant in more than 14 countries to date is the latest evidence that the global COVID-19 pandemic is far from over.…

SHEA Supports Biden-Harris Administration’s Requirement for Large Organizations to Require COVID-19 Vaccination of Employees

Arlington, VA (November 4, 2021) — The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) supports the Biden-Harris Administration’s interim final rule published today which requires Medicare- and Medicaid-certified…

Clinical Considerations in Caring for Individuals Recently Returning and Evacuated from Afghanistan to the United States

The U.S. government is in the process of working with returning U.S. citizens and resettling Afghan nationals from Afghanistan. The Infectious Diseases Society of America,…

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Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology

Published monthly by Cambridge University Press, ICHE publishes original, peer-reviewed scientific articles for professionals in epidemiology or infection prevention and control programs in hospitals and healthcare facilities.

Antimicrobial Stewardship & Healthcare Epidemiology

Antimicrobial Stewardship & Healthcare Epidemiology (ASHE) is a fully Gold Open Access journal that publishes original research that contributes to the fields of antimicrobial stewardship and the prevention of healthcare-associated infections.

SHEA Spring Conference

The 2022 Spring Conference will include topics on healthcare epidemiology, antibiotic stewardship, long-term care, research methods, clinical microbiology, patient safety and quality, implementation science, and COVID-19. It also provides a wide range of opportunities for networking with peers and experts in the field.

Upcoming Events

Global Efforts and Impacts on Antimicrobial Resistance in Children

November 22, 2021

Webinar hosted by PIDS, featuring an expert panel, including Dr. Hanan Balkhy, Assistant Director-General Antimicrobial Resistance Division, WHO. Click here to register.  

Implementing Antibiotic Stewardship Programs in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Settings

December 2, 2021

This webinar will review how post-acute and long-term care facilities can successfully implement an antimicrobial stewardship program with perspectives from both Canada and the United…

Conducting a TB Risk Assessment and Implementing an Exposure Control Plan in Healthcare Settings

December 9, 2021

The webinar will examine and discuss the CDC’s 2019 TB risk assessment plan for healthcare personnel and the 2020 supplemental publication.

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