European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)

The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infection-related diseases. This is achieved by promoting and supporting research, education, training, and good medical practice. For more than 25 years, ESCMID has been an influential component in the professional lives of microbiologists and infectious disease specialists and now reaches more than 33’000 members and affiliated members around the world. ESCMID can be considered an educational centre since it is part of our mission to “promote and support research, education, training, and good medical practice”.

Involved researchers:

Jesús Rodríguez Baño, MD, PhD – ESCMID Education Officer and Coordinator of European Study Group on Bloodstream Infections and Sepsis (ESGBIS).
Chair of the Spanish Network for Research in Infectious Diseases. Head of the Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Department, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena (HUVM), Seville, Spain. Coordinator of local program of bacteraemia and sepsis, HUVM.

Thomas Greif – ESCMID Education Manager
Responsible for the organisation of educational courses and the yearly Summer School.

Dr Henri Saenz – ESCMID Scientific Manager
Responsible for scientific affairs (e.g. Study Groups, medical guidelines, etc.).