Political Advocacy

SIDP is committed to promoting appropriate use of antimicrobial agents through a variety of activities.  The Political Advocacy Committee focuses efforts on legislative and regulatory matters related to antimicrobial use and resistance. SIDP educates and advocates to various government and private entities both as a standalone organization as well as partnering with other organizations to enact positive change.  Inquiries to SIDP to support regulatory or legislative activities should be made to info@sidp.org


SIDP Position Statements



SIDP Endorsements

  • Letter of support for 21st Century Cures Act, November 30 to key House members

  • Letter of support for Reinvigorating Antibiotic and Diagnostic Innovation (READI) Act x2

  • Letter of support for the UN to move forward antimicrobial resistance initiatives 

  • Letter to ASHP regarding feedback of proposed PGY II Infectious Diseases Goals and Objectives

  • Letter to President Trump requesting to continue to address antimicrobial resistance as a threat to public safety, health, and national security

  • Endorsement of “Evaluation of Safe Consumption Sites in the U.S. to Reduce Overdose Deaths and Prevent the Spread of Infections as Part of a Comprehensive Response to the Opioid Epidemic"

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