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.



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.


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.


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.


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…

Impact Safe Healthcare this Giving Tuesday!

This Giving Tuesday, the SHEA Foundation invites you to be a part of something truly transformative. The SHEA Foundation is dedicated to advancing the fields…

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New from @Kimberl99638615, @mssa_marin, others

➡️Nasal povidone iodine to prevent bloodstream infection was hard but acceptable at outpatient hemodialysis units

➡️Patients & personnel should be engaged & educated about patients' infection risk


#IDBugBowl Pop Quiz #5!

This zoonotic disease associated with exposure to goats is also known as Bang's disease. 🐐

Comment your answer below! Answer reveal tomorrow.

Man, I 💞 ID pharmacists.

Celebrating #IDPharmacistsDay with @The_Real_LDA and @JayCdoesID at #PACCARB and envisioning a future where the ID pharmacist community continues to grow globally to fight AMR.

You don't need to be a celebrity to 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. 🗝️🎬

Sign up info coming soon!

Levofloxacin prophylaxis prevents bacteremia in neutropenic patients with acute myeloid or relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia, showing benefits were sustained without increasing MDRO or CDI.

#IDTwitter @ASHE_Journal @PriyaNori Levofloxacin prophylaxis for pediatric leukemia patients: monitoring of outcomes for sustained benefit and consequences -

This #IDPharmacistsDay remember the "5 Ways Pharmacists can Be Antibiotics Aware!" Visit to access information on ways to contribute to #AntimicrobialStewardship.

Catch “Group A Strep: A Familiar Friend or Emerging Foe?” at #IDWeek2024!

IDWeek 2024 Registration is open for members of @IDSAinfo, @HIVMA, @SIDPharm, @SHEA_Epi and @PIDSociety! Secure your hotel room before registration opens to the public on June 4:

New in @ICHEJournal:

@bgwarren3 et al. describe a lab-based study whose results suggest the superiority of qPCR over culture-based methods & efficacy of sponge sampling over swab and contact plate sampling methodologies.


Join the X Storm today from 12-1pm EST to celebrate and spread the word about #IDPharmacistsDay!
#SIDPAdvocacy #JoinTheAMSFight

Physician #burnout is on the rise. Join IDSA members Julie Trivedi, MD, FIDSA, (@DrJulieTMD) & Priya Nori, MD, FIDSA, (@PriyaNori) this Thurs. 5/23 at 3pm ET for a workshop on preventing physician burnout and techniques for enhanced well-being.


Don’t miss it! Your chance to celebrate #IDPharmacistsDay this Wed 5/22 at 12-1pm ET on X, join & share a photo of yourself with the ID Pharmacist in your life. #SIDPAdvocacy #JointheAMSFight 🦠 👩‍⚕️ 💊

Find out how to celebrate & learn more:

New from @LonaMody, others:

Authors assessed association of functional status with MDRO hand contamination 👐

Patients with severe functional dependence were more likely to have MDROs on hands & less likely to cleanse independently


Join #IDPRN @ASP_Chat @SIDPharm tomorrow for our chat on engaging learners in infectious diseases! Preview of questions below 😁

🗓️Tomorrow, May 21
⏰Starting at 7 PM EDT


#IDTwitter @PriyaNori Maximizing organism identification for SBP? The impact of direct inoculation of ascites into blood culture bottles on ascites culture positivity OPEN ACESS @ASHE_Journal

Catch “Revenge of the SYPH(ilis) and Other Foes” at #IDWeek2024!

IDWeek 2024 Registration is open for members of @IDSAinfo, @HIVMA, @SIDPharm, @SHEA_Epi and @PIDSociety! Secure your hotel room before registration opens to the public on June 4:

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.

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

June 9, 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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