Three important deadlines fall in January for SHEA Spring 2019: IAP 2019 Ambassadors - Jan 11;  SHEA Spring 2019 Abstracts - Jan 17; and SHEA Epi Competition Proposals - Jan 28. 

First SHEA is accepting applications for the 2019 International Ambassadors Program. This program, sponsored by 3M, is open now through January 11, 2019. In addition to completing the online application, you must also forward supplemental material to also forward supplementation material to Find out more by visiting

SHEA is also accepting abstracts to be presented at the SHEA Spring 2019 Conference. All are encouraged to submit focused scientific abstracts related to healthcare epidemiology, surveillance, implementation science and patient safety, and prevention strategies. The deadline for abstract submission is January 17, 2019. More information including how to submit can be found at

Additionally, the 2019 Epi Project Competition has launched. There is a live recording available from the Epi Competition Q&A Webinar at! Listen today to hear an overview of the Competition and expectations to create a winning proposal. Proposals are due January 28, 2019. Questions should be sent to