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Welcome to the Texas Infectious Diseases Society


Mission Statement

The mission of the Texas Infectious Disease Society (TIDS) is to promote  education, research, and legislative changes that assist Texas Infectious Disease physicians, nurses, and other health professionals in providing excellent patient care and improving community health. 



About Us

Serving Infectious Disease Physicians in Texas


Founded in 1979, the Society is affiliated with the Infectious Disease Society of America. We provide continuing medical education to medical doctors with an interest in clinical infectious disease and act as a forum for the exchange of ideas.


The Society sponsors an annual educational conference with CME credits.  It publishes a membership directory, and operates a surveillance e-mail network for sharing information on emerging Infectious Disease.  Membership dues are $75.00 per year.





Become a member today! Physicians and all other members of the health profession interested in Infectious Diseases shall be eligible for membership in the Texas Infectious Diseases Society, in accordance with the Bylaws of this organization. 

Annual membership dues are $75.00, payable online and are due at the beginning of the calendar year. 




Featured Events

Registration is open for TIDS 2018 as we are back in Lost Pines June 8 - 10, 2018!

Are you interested in submitting an abstract and poster?  Submit your abstract by April 2, email RodriguezC18@uthscsa.edu.

Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine and the Texas Infectious Diseases Society. The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 11.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™..



TIDS 2017 Poster winners

1st Place

Andrew Chao, MD

Baylor College of Medicine

“Clinical Characteristics and Molecular Epidemiology of Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli in Cancer Patients”

2nd Place

Michelle Matheu, MD

UT Health – San Antonio

“The Impact of Disclosure Stigma on Virologic Outcomes in People Living with HIV”

3rd Place

David Chang, MD

San Antonio Military Medical Center

“Assessment of the Biofire FilmArray Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel’s Role in Antibiotic Stewardship and Clinical Care”

A special thank you to all of our  2017 poster presenters

Seher Anjum, MD

University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston

“Too much sugar and yet another cavity”

Jonathan M. Anstead and Gregory M. Anstead

"Swine and Swill, Trash and Trichinellosis: the Changing Epidemiology of Trichinellosis in the United States."

Cinthia Gallegos, MD

UT Health - Houston

“Cryptococcal Meningitis: When Everything Else Fails”

Cima Nowbakht, MD

UT Health – Houston

“Impersonating Malignancy”

Sean O'Neil, MD

UT Health – San Antonio

Cutaneous Diseases among an Aging HIV Cohort, Receiving Care at an Infectious Diseases/Primary Clinic

Syeda Quadri, DO

UT Southwestern

“Brucellosis in Dallas, Texas: A Case Series”

J Ramos-Jimenez, MD

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, NL, Mexico


Ruth Serrano, MD

UT Health – San Antonio

“Molecular and Epidemiological Evaluation of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) at Two Centers in Texas”

Prakash Shrestha, MD

UT Health – San Antonio

“Clostridium difficile, Evaluation of Testing practices, non C Difficile Antibiotic use and Implications for the clinical Practice”

Dara White, MD

Texas A&M College of Medicine

“Creeping Eruption in Texas”






Texas Infectious Disease Society

8042 Wurzbach Road, Ste 280

San Antonio, TX  78229



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