IDBugBowl 2023

The IDBugBowl is a Jeopardy-style quiz game that will be presented at IDWeek 2023 in Boston, MA IDBugBowl will be held Saturday, Oct. 14, from 4:45-6 p.m. in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) Ballroom.

Each team should consist of three members; one current fellow (adult or pediatric ID) and one current resident are required, the third team member may be a fellow, resident or medical student.  IDWeek will pay for full conference registration for student, resident, and fellow team participants, but travel expenses will not be covered. IDBugBowl will be held live and teams must appear in person. The application period is now over, check back in Sept. for this year’s competitors!

New for 2023: One team slot will be reserved for an international team!”

Check back in August for this year’s competitors!

Please email with any questions.

This year’s participating teams are:

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
  • Geisinger
  • Oregon Health & Science University

IDBugBowl Volunteers

IDBugBowl is now recruiting new planning group members! If you would like to apply to be a part of IDBugBowl, login into the volunteer portal. If you have a colleague that you would like to recommend you can also use the link to nominate a colleague, or you can email them the link to apply. Membership in an IDWeek partner society is not required, but creating an account is.

IDBugBowl 2022 Highlights

  • Adarsh Bhimraj, MD, FIDSA
  • Jacqueline Chu, MD
  • Seth Cohen, MD, MSc
  • David van Duin, MD, PhD, FIDSA
  • Christopher Graber, MD, MPH, FIDSA
  • Ishminder Kaur, MD
  • Ana Elizabeth Markelz, MD
  • Tara E. Ness, MD, MPH
  • Josh Nosanchuk, MD, FIDSA
  • Adi Shah, MBBS
  • Laila Woc-Colburn, MD, DTM&H, FIDSA

And to Pravin George, MD, for his assistance.

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