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Over 20,000 individuals in 155 countries are members of the International Society for Infectious Diseases. They share an interest in infectious diseases and the recognition of the value of scientific exchange that crosses all borders. There are two types of membership: Regular and Corresponding.
Regular Membership
Any individual interested in infectious diseases may become a regular member of the Society. You may become a regular member by paying the membership fee of $150 USD or the supplemental membership fee with your registration for the International Congress on Infectious Diseases. The term of membership is one year. Membership is available for individuals who work and reside in low resource countries, or for students, for $50 USD/year.

Benefits include:

Connection with Infectious Disease Research and Activities Around the World
  • A 1-year subscription to the International Journal of Infectious Diseases
  • Discounts at the International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID), the Society's biennial meeting that brings together over 4,000 persons from over 100 countries to discuss the latest developments in infectious diseases and microbiology
  • The Society's newsletter ISID NEWS which provides updates on ISID programs, meetings, and other activities
  • Subscription to ProMED-mail, an e-mail network providing up-to-date, reliable reports on infectious diseases outbreaks around the world

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Corresponding Membership
Corresponding membership in the Society is available without charge through application to the Society. This type of membership includes all of the benefits of regular membership, except for the Journal and discounts at the ICID.

Members from low-resource countries who have an abstract accepted at the ICID are eligible to apply for reduced or waived registration fees. The Program Committee determines reduction or waiver of the registration fee for the ICID. Members interested in having the registration fee for the ICID reduced or waived should apply in writing to the Program Committee upon notification of an accepted abstract.

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ISID Programs
Professional Development for young scientists from developing countries:

Scientific Exchange Fellowship
Applications are due March 1, 2009.

SSI/ISID Fellowship
Applications are due April 1, 2009.

Small Grants
Applications are due
April 1, 2009.

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