History / Background

The Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology (IDSOG) was created in 1973 to bring together professionals in the field of obstetrics and gynecology who are interested in the scientific study of infectious diseases in women and other individuals assigned female sex at birth.

IDSOG Founding Directors

  • David Charles, M.D.
  • Rudolph P. Galask, M.D.
  • William J. Ledger, M.D.
  • Philip B. Mead, M.D.
  • Gilles R.G. Monif, M.D.
  • Richard H. Schwarz, M.D.


IDSOG Past Presidents

Past Annual Meeting History (Officers, Awards, Location)

Past Annual Meeting Photo Archives