Michael Pulia, MD, PhD, has been named a Fellow by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the nation’s leading infectious diseases professional society.
Fellowship in IDSA is one of the highest honors in the field of infectious diseases. It recognizes distinguished physicians and scientists from the United States and around the world who have achieved professional excellence and provided significant service to the profession.
Dr. Pulia is a tenure-track assistant professor of emergency medicine at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, and medical director of emergency medicine antimicrobial stewardship at UW Health. He also leads the Emergency Care for Infectious Diseases (EC-ID) health services research program which aims to improve infectious disease diagnosis, infection control, and antimicrobial stewardship in the emergency department and downstream care settings.
“It is an incredible honor to be recognized with the FIDSA designation,” said Dr. Pulia. “Especially as an emergency physician who has dedicated my career to infectious diseases focused research.”
IDSA President Daniel P. McQuillen, MD, FIDSA, spoke highly of the 2022 Fellow cohort. “The individuals chosen to receive the FIDSA designation this year are committed to blazing trails in the field of infectious diseases, and IDSA is proud to honor them,” he said.
Applicants for IDSA Fellowship must be nominated by their peers and meet specified criteria that include continuing identification with the field of infectious diseases, national or regional recognition and publication of their scholarly work. Nominees are reviewed and elected by the IDSA Board of Directors. Fellows of IDSA work in many different settings, including clinical practice, teaching, research, public health and health care administration.
About the Infectious Diseases Society of America
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is an organization of over 12,000 physicians, scientists, public health experts and other health care professionals dedicated to promoting health through excellence in infectious diseases research, education, prevention and patient care. The Society was founded in 1963 and is based in Arlington, VA. For more information, see www.idsociety.org.