Dr. Ellen Wald Named the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 2006 Distinguished Physician of the Year

The Distinguished Physician Award is presented annually to a pediatrician who has an extensive and distinguished career in pediatric infectious diseases marked by significant accomplishments and contributions in infectious diseases, including those as a clinician, educator and/or investigator. The pediatrician’s accomplishments and contributions are nationally and internationally recognized for their excellence, and support the Society’s mission to advance the knowledge of pediatric infectious diseases and its application to the care of children.

The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society is organized exclusively for scientific and educational purposes and not for profit. Its purpose is to enhance the health of infants, children and adolescents by promoting excellence in diagnosis, management and prevention of infectious diseases through clinical care, education, research and advocacy.

Find out more about the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS).