Infectious Diseases Society of America

In this episode, produced in partnership with the Mycoses Study Group Education and Research Consortium (MSGERC), we discuss Mucormycosis: the deadly fungal infection affecting COVID-19 patients in India with IDSA and MSGERC members, Ilan Schwartz, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Alberta, and Andrej Spec, MD, MS, Associate Director of the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Unit, Director of the Invasive Mycoses Clinic, and Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Direct download: June_30_-_Mucormycosis.mp3
Category:medicine -- posted at: 11:38am PST

The Infectious Diseases Society of America's Guideline Podcast provides concise summaries of the most important IDSA guidelines.

For the full version of the guidelines presented, please go to

Presented by:

Neil Skolnik, M.D., Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Associate Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Abington Jefferson Health

Stuart Johnson, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center; Clinician Researcher, Departments of Research and Medicine, Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital

Direct download: CDI_IDSA__Podcast_rev.mp3
Category:medicine -- posted at: 8:00am PST

IDSA Board members Dr. Angela Caliendo, MD, PhD, FIDSA, Professor and Executive Vice Chair of Medicine at Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and Dr. Kimberly Hanson, MD, Professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine discuss Antigen Testing: What it is, what role testing will play from a screening perspective, and testing effectiveness.

Direct download: June_19_-_Antigen_Guidelines_-_Spotify.mp3
Category:medicine -- posted at: 11:00pm PST

In this episode, we discuss the CDC’s new masking guidance, the recommendations, surrounding challenges, and a return to the abnormal with IDSA Board Member and Fellow Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Dr. Joshua Barocas, member of IDSA’s Public Health Committee and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine and Infectious Diseases physician at Boston Medical Center.
Direct download: June_12_-_Masking_Guidance_mixdown.mp3
Category:medicine -- posted at: 2:00am PST

IDSA members Krutika Kuppali, MD, of the Medical University of South Carolina, and Dawd Siraj, MD, of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, discuss the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in India and whether the African continent will face a similar wave soon.

Direct download: June_5_-_Africa_and_India.mp3
Category:medicine -- posted at: 2:00am PST