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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

Save the date for TIDS 2019!


June 7 - 9, 2019 in Lost Pines, Texas

Are you interested in submitting an abstract and poster?  Submit your abstract by April 1, 2019 - 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 2018 Poster winners

1st Place

Annette Artau, MD
UT Anderson Cancer Center

Safety and efficacy of Penicillin allergy skin testing in immunocompromised hosts at a comprehensive cancer center

2nd Place

Heather Pomerantz, MD


Antifungal activity of cerium nitrate against mold isolates associated with combat-related injuries including burns

3rd Place
Ruth Serrano, MD

UT Health San Antonio

A retrospective review of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) following hospital discharge at a teaching hospital

A special thank you to all of our  2018 poster presenters


Julie Alexander, MD

UT Southwestern

“A Mysterious Rash: Subacute Endocarditis Presenting as Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis”

Alyssa Anderson, MD


“Infectious Diseases Clinical Case Conference”


Jorge Cervantes, MD


Texas Tech University HSC – El Paso

“Human macrophage polarization in the response to Mycobacterium leprae DNA”


Gennifer Garmon, MD

Baylor Scott & White


“Gastrointestinal bleeding in a renal transplant recipient”


Aki Sakuri, MD

UT Health - Houston

“Progressive Cutaneous Lesions due to M. haemophilum

in a Patient with Sarcoidosis”


Mohammed Samannodi, MD

UT Health – Houston

“Use of Ivermectin in Neurocysticercosis: a case report”


Hector Mauri Sanchez, MD

UANL ID Program – Nuevo Leon, Mexico

“Intraventricular Amphotericin B as treatment for

Coccidioidal Meningitis: a case series”

“Kaposi sarcoma, Lymphoma and Tuberculosis as concomitant complications in a patient living with HIV in Mexico: a case report”

Ruth Serrano, MD

UT Health – San Antonio

“The rattlesnake hunter: a case of folk medicine gone wrong”

Lauren Sisco, MD

Texas A&M HSCCOM – Scott & White Healthcare

“Cat Got Your Tongue: A case of Pasteurella multocida epiglottitis”


Ayesha Zuberi, MD

Baylor College of Medicine

“Determining Role of Two Component System RDF_0314/0315 in Group B Streptococcus Virulence”







Texas Infectious Disease Society

8042 Wurzbach Road, Ste 280

San Antonio, TX  78229



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