MAD-ID, Making a Difference in Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy



The 21st Annual MAD-ID Meeting will be held in Orlando, Florida. Pharmacists, physicians 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. MAD-ID has partnered with The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) to design and present the Annual Meeting which provides CPE and CME credit.

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Training Programs for Pharmacists & 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 600 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.

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 seven member Scientific Committee composed of infectious diseases experts from clinical pharmacy and medicine 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 education, skills training, and other pertinent live-long learning methods, to pharmacists and other health care professionals concerning pharmacotherapy as it pertains to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases and to do all things necessary or convenient to further these goals.

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.

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