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23 January 2024

ESCMID Summer School, Utrecht
29 June - 6 July 2024: register now!

Registration is now open for the ESCMID Summer School, one of the highlights of the ESCMID education portfolio. This one-week course is dedicated to postgraduate and continuing medical education, covering a broad range of topics in CM & ID.

The event will interest young MDs at the end of their specialty training as well as biologists, pharmacists, Ph.D. students, and postdoctoral fellows working in the infection field.

The Summer School is accredited with 30 European CME credits - grants are also available!


24 January 2024 | Deadline

Mayo Clinic Observership application


1 February 2024 | Opening

ECCMID 2024 Late-breaking abstract submission


14 February 2024 | Deadline

ECCMID 2024 Early Bird Registration

Last day to apply for the ESCMID Mayo Clinic Observership

The call for applications is still open for the very popular ESCMID observership at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, USA. Learn more about the eligibility criteria and apply on our website.

Deadline for application is tomorrow, 24 January 2024.

Workshop on using data science and machine learning for infection science

Seize the future at ECCMID 2024: join our special side event on machine learning! The intended learning outcomes at the workshop include:

  • Understanding the 'end-to-end' lifecycle of a machine learning system
  • Understanding when and when not to use machine learning approaches
  • Hands-on practical experience with machine learning using no-code and/or code tools and technologies.

Register now for this ESCMID online course!

The course will focus on helping the antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) provider to recognise the problems that must be addressed in LTCFs and to solve them by organising appropriate structures, interventions and monitoring.

The Trinity Challenge £1 million prize to tackle AMR in low- and middle-income countries

A new innovation competition with a grand prize of up to £1 million is currently accepting submissions. The Trinity Challenge on Antimicrobial Resistance is specifically calling for data-driven solutions focussed on low- and middle-income countries to help mitigate the global crisis of antimicrobial resistance.

Check out this Ecraid webinar

Sharpen your UTI diagnostic tools with some help from the EU-funded ECRAID-Base laboratory team. Join their free webinar on 14 February from 12:00-13:00 CET, introducing the new Sample Collection & Management Manual for urinary tract infections.

Infection prevention - How can we prevent community transmission of CO-MRSA?

All ECCMID 2024 participants are welcome to attend this session for an interactive educational and entertaining experience. Create your team with your colleagues!

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