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Surbhi Leekha MBBS, MPH

Surbhi Leekha MBBS, MPH, is an Infectious Diseases physician, Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, and Medical Director for Infection Prevention and Hospital Epidemiology at the University of Maryland Medical Cent... Read More

SHEA & APIC testimony U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies o

SHEA submitted joint testimony with APIC to the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies on Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations for the U.S. Department of Health and Hu... Read More

SHEA & APIC testimony U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies on Fiscal Year 2017

SHEA submitted joint testimony with APIC to the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies on Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)... Read More

Implementing an Antibiotic Stewardship Program: Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the SHEA

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New Antibiotic Stewardship Guidelines Focus On Practical Advice For Implementation

Preauthorization of broad-spectrum antibiotics and prospective review after two or three days of treatment should form the cornerstone of antibiotic stewardship programs to ensure the right drug is prescribed at the right time for the right diagnosis... Read More

Six-Step Hand-Washing Technique Found Most Effective for Reducing Bacteria

New research demonstrates that the six-step hand-hygiene technique recommended by the World Health Organization is superior to a three-step method suggested by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in reducing bacteria on healthca... Read More

Robin Jump, MD, PhD

Dr. Robin Jump is a physician-scientist with the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) and the Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Di... Read More

SHEA Applauds Recommendations of Presidential Advisory Council on Combatting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Today, the Presidential Advisory Council on Combatting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (PACCARB) met and plans to release the report, “Initial Assessment of the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria,” an in-depth analysis of ... Read More

SHEA Announces Newest Delegation of the International Ambassador Program

trong infection prevention practices are critical for healthcare institutions around the world. The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) has announced its 2016 International Ambassador Program delegation. This year’s delegation inclu... Read More

Zika Updates

Zika Virus Resource Page is now available. SHEA is collecting Zika Resources from government and members to provide links. If you have anything to share, email it to info@shea-online.org. Read More

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