Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificate

The Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Certificate is an exciting two-year programme for early-career healthcare professionals. It is tailored for people in the final stages of specialty training or actively engaged in ASPs. For a dynamic learning experience, modules are available online and on-site across Europe. Our modules cover a range of topics, connecting a group of diverse professionals with global experts to discuss clinical and scientific advancements in the field of AMS.

Trainee Benefits

The AMS certificate goes beyond knowledge-sharing and skills development, it helps to shape programme graduates into active contributors in the field of AMS. With this certificate, graduates will be able to take on meaningful and impactful roles in research, academia, and other leadership positions. Wherever you are in your clinical infectious diseases career, this programme will help you to become a driving force in the ever-evolving AMS landscape.

Programme Director

“I am privileged to see the participants become AMS ambassadors supporting AMS development worldwide!”

Jeroen Schouten

AMS Certificate programme director
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“An outstanding course. My knowledge has grown to a level where I feel confident in promoting and leading an AMS program at my regional hospital in north Denmark.”

Shakil Shakar, Denmark
Ams Trainee 2022-24 Cohort
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“I strongly recommend this programme for anyone looking to build competence to drive changes at the forefront of tackling antimicrobial resistance.”

Joseph Acolatse, Ghana
Ams Trainee 2022-24 Cohort
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“Amazing program which provided me with tools to tackle AMS challenges in my specific setting. It's an incredible opportunity to grow and exchange ideas with great people!”

Lamiss Mejdoubi, Austria
Ams Trainee 2022-24 Cohort
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ESCMID AMS Certificate 2023-25

The first module of the two-year programme was launched on June 12, 2023. Graduates will have completed their certificate by 2025, with the guidance of an assigned mentor.

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ESCMID AMS Certificate 2024-26

The first module of the next two-year programme will launch on June 3, 2024. Participants will be assigned to a mentor throughout the programme. They will graduate in 2026, ready to contribute to the world of AMS.

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Students of the AMS Certificate programme are invited to apply for an exciting infection control Observership.

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Report on AMS course organised in Lviv, Ukraine on 8-12 April 2024

In April 2024 ESCMID delegates participated in a joint activity with WHO Europe, WHO national office in Ukraine and CDC on Antimicrobial stewardship in Lviv, Ukraine.

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Contact ESCMID for more information or any inquiries you might have.

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