SIDP is committed to promoting appropriate use of antimicrobial agents through a variety of activities. SIDP's Policy and Government Affairs 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.
What have we been doing for our members and our profession in 2019-2020?
View the activity of the SIDP Policy and Government Affairs Committee here!
SIDP Advocacy AreasAdvocacy Agenda
SIDP Position Statements
SIDP Endorses ASM Position Statement on The Need for Dedicated Microbiology Leadership in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
Published February 2021Learn More
SIDP Endorses SHEA Policy Statement on Routine Immunizations
Published July 2020Learn More
The Essential Role of Pharmacists in Antibiotic Stewardship in Outpatient Care
Published September 2018Learn More
Role of Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist in the Use of Rapid Diagnostic Testing in Acute CarePublished April 2018
Essential Role of Pharmacists in Antibiotic Stewardship Programs in Long Term Care Facilities
Published October 2016Learn More
Role of Pharmacists in Antibiotic Stewardship in the Emergency DepartmentPublished October 2016
Agricultural Application for Antimicrobials – Official Position StatementPublished April 2016 (Update in Progress)
Essential Role of Pharmacists in Antibiotic Stewardship
Published July 2016Learn More