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All healthcare professionals are invited to join….

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
12:00 – 1:00 pm CT

Hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

2019 National Immunization Awareness Month imageWith the recent outbreaks of measles across the United States, ensuring individuals have access to accurate and credible information about vaccines is key to increasing vaccine acceptance. As a trusted source of information about vaccines, healthcare professionals can play a key role in establishing trust and educating parents and patients on the important role that vaccines play in protecting against serious diseases.

In this webinar, practicing healthcare professionals will share their evidence-based strategies for recommending vaccines and addressing vaccine hesitancy in their practice.

Objectives:

  • Understand the role healthcare professionals can play in addressing vaccine misinformation
  • Describe evidence-based approaches to recommending vaccines
  • Describe strategies to foster support for vaccination among all staff in the practice
  • Highlight available resources to assist healthcare professionals in making effective vaccine recommendations

Speakers:

Dr. Amanda Cohn, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Vaccine Policy, Preparedness, Global Health, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Chanie Sternberg, President & CEO, RefuahHealth Center
Dr. Corinna Manini, Chief Medical Officer, RefuahHealth Center
Dr. Todd Wolynn, CEO, Kids Plus Pediatrics

Dr. Amanda Cohn, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Vaccine Policy, Preparedness, Global Health in CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, will provide opening remarks about the agency’s efforts to address vaccine misinformation and the important role that healthcare professionals can play in addressing vaccine misinformation.

Chanie Sternberg, President & CEO of RefuahHealth Center, and Dr. Corinna Manini, Refuah’s Chief Medical Officer, have worked to cultivate trust with parents and patients in their practice to reassure them that vaccines are safe and effective. RefuahHealth Center is a federally-qualified health center in New York that serves patients in communities affected by ongoing measles outbreaks.

Dr. Todd Wolynn, is a practicing pediatrician and CEO at Kids Plus Pediatrics in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Wolynn has been a vocal advocate for the importance of effective communication to address parental hesitancy about vaccines.

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