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Get Involved in ISDS


There are multiple opportunities to engage around surveillance by learning from experts and sharing your own knowledge and challenges. The first step to participating is to register on the website as either a Member or Guest. Standard membership is $50 annually and there are discounts for students and persons from low-income countries. Once you are registered, Here are some of the ways to participate.

Community Forums

There are several Community Forums where members may ask questions, join in discussions, and share files. These are online discussion rooms open to all persons and address a wide range of topics. You are welcome to join as many as you wish.

Chapters

Chapters are similar to the Community Forums with notable exceptions. They are all geographically focused on issues that are of concern to a particular region, be it city, county, state or broader region or country. Chapters are not necessarily open to all. To join a Chapter, you send a request to the Chapter Administrator and upon acceptance may participate in the group.

Committees

Committees are smaller groups, not generally open for community-wide input and discussion. Committees are structured small groups of participants committed to organizing around a specific area. i.e. NSSP CoP Steering Committee, Research Committee, etc. To join a Committee, you may click on the Join Group button or send a request to the Committee Administrator and upon acceptance may participate in the group.

Community Groups

Community Groups are ongoing groups of members organized around a broad area of common interest. Some might include a monthly call with planned content and open discussion that will include practice presentations and updates from related workgroups. To join a Community Group, you may click on the Join Group button or send a request to the Group Administrator and upon acceptance may participate in the group.

Workgroups

Workgroups are smaller groups, not generally open for community-wide input and discussion. Workgroups are specifically task oriented with a start date and an end date. They have set deliverables and a timeline for achieving those goals. They include a point-person who is responsible for following up about the deliverables. To join a Workgroup, you may click on the Join Group button or send a request to the Group Administrator and upon acceptance may participate in the group.

 Directory of Expertise


Are you a syndromic surveillance (SyS) user and have questions about SyS System ActivitiesData AnalysisData UseQuality Assurance and MonitoringCommunications or ESSENCE functions?

Find answers to your questions from experts among our CoP by searching the Member Directory

Contact Us

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR
DISEASE SURVEILLANCE

288 Grove St, Box 203
Braintree, MA 02184
(617) 779 - 0880
Email: syndromic@syndromic.org

 

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