The Antimicrobial
Stewardship Meeting ™

The 23rd Annual MAD-ID Meeting will be held in Orlando, Florida May 27-30, 2020 at the Omni Championsgate Hotel. Check this website later in the year for further information about th e agenda, speakers, continuing professional education opportunities and the meeting venue. Florida. Pharmacists, physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals are invited to participate in a 3.5-day educational symposium specifically designed to apply new information and guidelines antimicrobial stewardship and patient care.

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Antimicrobial Stewardship
Training Programs
for Pharmacists, Nurses & Physicians

MAD-ID offers two Antimicrobial Stewardship Training Programs designed to impart the skills and provide an overview of Antimicrobial Stewardship practice needed to develop or advance an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. To-date, over 950 pharmacists, physicians and other health care professionals have completed one or both programs and over 800 more are actively enrolled. The didactic portion of our Basic and Advanced Programs are complete online and at our Annual Meeting, respectively.

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MAD-ID offers a wealth of educational opportunities in the areas of infectious diseases prevention, management and antimicrobial stewardship.

MAD-ID is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which provides continuing professional education in the area of infectious diseases pharmacotherapy. Educational initiatives and content are determined by a ten member Scientific Committee composed of infectious diseases experts from clinical pharmacy medicine and nursing and based upon ongoing needs assessments. The main venue for our programming is the annual meeting, which takes place in May of each year. Other MAD-ID initiatives have included regional programming related to specific topics and our Antibiotic Stewardship Training Programs.

Our Mission: The mission/purpose of the organization is to provide education, in the form of traditional continuing professional education, skills training, and other pertinent life-long learning methods, to health care professionals concerning the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases in general, and antimicrobial stewardship, in specific.

Membership:  Membership in MAD-ID is available to all health care providers, including students and post-graduate trainees, interested and/or practicing in the area of infectious diseases. For more information, please visit our membership web page and/or antimicrobial stewardship.

Learn more about MAD-ID Membership and read our latest Newsletter→

Governance: MAD-ID is administered by a Board of Directors operating the organization as per its formal bylaws. Current Board members include John A. Bosso, President and Treasurer, Michael J. Rybak, Senior Vice President and Secretary, and Susan L. Davis, Vice President. MAD-ID solicits input on its programming from a Scientific Committee. The Scientific Committee is composed of all members of the Board of Directors and other Organization members selected by the Board of Directors. The responsibilities of Scientific Committee includes but is not limited to the following: providing guidance on continuing education content and speakers for the Annual MAD-ID Meeting and other MAD-ID educational initiatives; serve, on occasion, as a speaker and/or moderator at MAD-ID meetings; review and provide evaluative feedback on proposed meeting agendas, newsletters, website content and promotional materials; act as a liaisons for MAD-ID with potential financial sponsors and collaborating professional organizations; and advise MAD-ID on overall continuing education direction and priorities.

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Partnering with other like-purposed organizations, MAD-ID is a member of the National Quality Forum, a non-profit, nonpartisan, membership based organization that works to catalyze improvements in healthcare, S-FAR, the U.S. Stakeholder Forum on Antimicrobial Resistance, and Contagion®, a fully integrated news resource covering all areas of infectious disease.

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