ASM is committed to advocating for public policies that are rooted in science. We recognize the essential role of the microbial sciences in helping to address humanity’s most daunting – and evolving – challenges.

ASM Policy Framework

  • Nov. 19, 2019 | Policy Statement
ASM leads, collaborates and galvanizes scientists, stakeholders and the public to advance the field through evidence-based public policies rooted in science.

Federal Science and Public Health Funding Page

  • Feb. 16, 2022 | Policy Statement
Explore proposed changes to science funding in the President's 2023 budget request across science and health agencies.

ASM Action Center

ASM is making it easy and providing opportunities for members to advocate for evidence-based scientific policy. 

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