We are pleased to announce that Ghady Haidar, MD, has been elected to the American Society of Transplantation’s Infectious Disease Community of Practice (ID COP) Executive Committee for a one-year term. He will serve as an Early Career Member-at-Large focusing on research and educational projects.

Additionally, Fernanda Silveira, MD, MS, was elected as a Member-at-Large of the Executive Committee of ID COP of the American Society of Transplantation (AST) in 2018 for a two-year term.

Established in 2002, the ID COP provides a forum for all individuals interested in transplant infectious diseases to network, exchange thoughts, share resources, and develop research ideas and educational activities. The ID COP is the largest COP in the AST. Members of the ID COP Executive Committee work together to help define and plan ID COP initiatives.

As Executive Committee members of the ID COP, Ghady and Fernanda also play an important role in the development of content for the 2020 American Transplant Congress, highlighting ID COP projects and the work of members and trainees.