Safe Healthcare For All

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.

Event

IDWeek

IDWeek is the joint annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the HIV Medicine Association, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists.

On-Demand

Advancing Health Equity through Antimicrobial Stewardship

An educational program designed for learners to develop skills in building multidisciplinary partnerships that aid in identifying and addressing health inequities as they relate to antimicrobial stewardship.

Resources

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.

News

SHEA Urges Investment Given Rise of Antimicrobial Resistance During COVID-19 Pandemic

Following today’s release of the CDC’s fact sheet on antimicrobial resistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) calls for…

Pandemic Preparedness Policy Statements: A Step Towards Global Health Resilience

ARLINGTON, Virginia – The patchwork systems of global and domestic monitoring for the next infectious disease threat should be expanded, linked and better funded; and…

SHEA Continues to Emphasize the Importance of Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee’s Process for CDC Guidelines

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) supports the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) and its members as they work to enact…

Connect with SHEA

Social Media

Submit your late-breaker abstract for #IDWeek2024! Late-breaker abstracts are highly competitive, and only abstracts containing novel, cutting-edge information will be considered.

Deadline: Wed. Aug. 14 at 11:59pm ET.

Submit: https://abstractscorecard.com/cfp/submit/login.asp?EventKey=KYCUALGW

Attend the most thrilling premiere in LA this fall. Step behind the scenes where movie magic meets ID in Out-BREAK!: An Infectious Escape Room at #IDWeek2024. 🗝️🎬

More info coming soon! Register for IDWeek: https://bit.ly/3VYFa7i

Join the COCA call on Tuesday, July 16th at 2pm ET for an "Update on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Virus for Clinicians and Healthcare Centers."
More info: https://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/calls/2024/callinfo_071624.asp

🚀 Register now for our virtual workshop on #QualityImprovement Essentials for #InfectionPrevention and #AntibioticStewardship Teams taking place on Sep 25, 2024. #HealthcareEpi
More info: https://bit.ly/45BMGZ7

"Exciting things ahead! 🌟 The SHEA Spring Program Committee met this week to begin planning for #SHEASpring2025. Stay tuned for updates on sessions, speakers, and more. Save the Date for April 27-April 30, 2025 in Orlando, FL. #InfectionPrevention #Healthcare"

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from @healthfunding https://bit.ly/4cjmKnI As a member of the CHF, we too call on members to reject the House majority’s Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies funding bill for FY 2025. @HouseAppropsGOP

Mortality from #sepsis increases by as much as 9% for every hour treatment is delayed. YOU can help save lives & limbs by learning more about current recommendations & guidelines at the 5th Annual Sepsis Alliance Summit on September 25-27, 2024. Register: http://SepsisSummit.org.

Last chance to submit your case for the Clinical Grand Round session at #IDWeek 2024!

Submit your clinical case to be presented and discussed by leading experts at the IDSA congress, from 16 - 19 October 2024: send an e-mail to eccmidinfo@escmid.org by 29 June 2024! @IDWeekmtg

Learn antimicrobial stewardship practices with @ErinMcCreary during the #IDWeek2024 pre-meeting workshop, “Best Practices in Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs,” on Tues. Oct. 15.

Sign up when you register for IDWeek2024: http://idweek.org/registration?utm_source=x&utm_medium=socialorganic&utm_campaign=2024-registration

More than a pre/post MRSA HAI after discontinuing contact precautions (CP): authors (@SundermannAJ et al) perform a nuanced analysis of the relationship between CP and MRSA transmission including whole genome sequencing

Decreased utilization of quinolones in two Québec hospitals was associated with a decrease in hospital associated C. difficile incidence and a genotype shift from NAP1/027 to non-NAP1/027 strains.

Submit your late-breaker abstract for #IDWeek2024! Late-breaker abstracts are highly competitive, and only abstracts containing novel, cutting-edge information will be considered.

Deadline: Wed. Aug. 14 at 11:59pm ET.

Submit: https://abstractscorecard.com/cfp/submit/login.asp?EventKey=KYCUALGW

APPs! Join us on Wed. Oct. 16 for an infectious disease clinical bootcamp. 🥾💪 Participants will explore:

Management of long bone osteomyelitis, successful OPAT models, and more!

Sign up when you register for IDWeek2024: http://idweek.org/registration?utm_source=x&utm_medium=socialorganic&utm_campaign=2024-registration

ICHE JOURNAL
Infection Control & 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.

ASHE JOURNAL
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

SHEA Spring 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

Town Hall

July 21, 2024 | 3:00 pm EST

The SHEA Town Hall is evolving to directly tackle the most pertinent challenges that our members face. Our expert panelists are broadening their scope to…

IDWeek 2024

Oct. 16-19, 2024 | Los Angeles, CA

IDWeek is the joint annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the HIV Medicine Association, the…

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