Alumni Spotlight Division Announcements

Kap Sum Foong, MD, ID fellow alumnus, receives LEAP Fellowship

Congratulations, Kap Sum Foong, MD, ID Fellow 2019, on receiving a Leaders in Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Public Health Fellowship Award. The LEAP Fellowship is a $100,000 training award competitively granted to promising young infectious disease physicians.

Funded by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, the fellowship aims to foster the next generation of infectious diseases leaders in public health, hospital epidemiology and antimicrobial stewardship, giving the the hands-on experience they will need to lead and collaborate across the disciplines of health care.

Kap Sum Foong is an infectious disease attending physician at Tufts Medical Center.

LEAP Fellowship Project: A Point Prevalence Survey of Antibiotic Allergy Labels Among Long Term Care Facility Residents in Massachusetts – Variation by Race/Ethnicity and Impact on Antibiotic Patterns. Partner Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

IDSA, SHEA and PIDS Announce 2023–2024 LEAP Fellowship Awardees