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The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is creating a safer world through the prevention of infection. APIC’s nearly 16,000 members develop and direct infection prevention and control programs that save lives and improve the bottom line for healthcare facilities. APIC advances its mission through patient safety, education, implementation science, competencies and certification, advocacy, and data standardization.

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APIC membership connects you with the largest network of infection preventionists and education to help you create and manage effective infection prevention programs.

Network online and in-person with other IPs across the globe

In-Person: Local APIC Chapters

Join one of APIC’s 115+ chapters to build a strong local support network. Find a chapter in your area.

Online: MyAPIC

MyAPIC is the premier online community for infection preventionists. Features include:

  • My Profile—built for social interaction and customizable by member preference.
  • Member directory with listing of colleagues by areas of interest and background.
  • Discussion forums, with discussions conveniently delivered to your email.
  • Searchable document libraries for sharing useful resources within community groups.

Plus, join a specialty section to share tips and best practices with peers in similar practice settings. Join one section or all ten—and take your practice to the next level.

Get the development resources you need to grow in your career

Career Center

APIC’s enhanced Career Center facilitates employment connections between infection prevention professionals and organizations worldwide.

CIC® Certification

Earning your Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC®) increases your professional credibility and demonstrates your commitment to improved patient safety. Learn more about APIC resources to help you prepare for the CIC exam.

Grow your influence and advance the profession through leadership roles at APIC

Explore leadership opportunities and help APIC advance infection prevention and support our mission.


  • Share your expertise on specific infection prevention-related topics.
  • Help healthcare companies better develop infection prevention products and services.
  • Be compensated by an honorarium.

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Expand your support network by connecting with more than 15,000 infection prevention colleagues and experts working across the continuum of care. Stay current through APIC’s comprehensive clinical education and professional development programs for every stage of your career. Tap into free and discounted member resources, practical tips, and solutions.

Weekly updates to your inbox

Weekly updates to your inbox

APIC eNews, our weekly email with the latest updates from the world of IPC, APIC, and beyond.
Connections across the industry and around the globe

Connections across the industry and around the globe

Access to IP Talk, our members-only online community where you can network with nearly 16,000 IPs from across the globe.
Go-to resources that all IPs need to succeed

Go-to resources that all IPs need to succeed

Practice guidance and evidence-based research—including implementation guides for surveillance and the elimination of infection.
Exclusive member discounts on top of the line learning

Exclusive member discounts on top of the line learning

Discounts on our specialized education, training, and resources, including APIC’s Annual Conference, EPI education series, CIC® certification preparation, and the APIC Text Online.