International Lyme And Associated Diseases Society
Leaders in Lyme Disease Education and Training
Because doctors aren't trained shouldn't be the reason why you live half a life.

About ILADEF

ILADEF’s mission is to raise funds to train physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and tick-borne disease. We believe this training program can changes lives for the ones most affected: people suffering from Lyme disease and their family and friends.
You may have Lyme. You may be a physician. A nurse. Or an activist.
But whoever you are – Get involved: Donate To ILADEF or Join The LymeTeam.

THE TEAM THAT MAKES IT HAPPEN

  • Leo J. Shea, III, PhD
    President

  • Robert Bransfield, MD
    Director

  • Joseph Burrascano, Jr., MD
    Director

  • Daniel Cameron, MD
    Director

  • Nick Harris, PhD
    Director

  • Carsten Nicolaus, MD, PhD
    Director

  • Raphael Stricker, MD
    Director

iladef training program

The ILADEF Physician Training Program, a groundbreaking project vital to fostering excellence in care for Lyme disease patients, directly addresses challenges in properly diagnosing and treating Lyme and other tickborne diseases. The Training Program provides physicians the opportunity to study with Lyme-literate physicians.