Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

As a leading voice in infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) strongly supports the goals of the Choosing Wisely® campaign and is a proud to partner in helping raise awareness of inappropriate clinical actions that can harm patients and increase the cost of care. SHEA is a professional society representing physicians and other healthcare professionals around the world with expertise in healthcare epidemiology, infection prevention, and antibiotic stewardship. The society is on the forefront of the education, research, and guideline development for the appropriate and safe use of antibiotics, as well as clinical practices that reduce healthcare-associated infections, optimize patient safety, control costs, and reduce resistance to antimicrobials.