The Pennsylvania Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics and the Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition present:
Title: Let’s Talk: “Addressing
Disparities in Immunization”
Date of Activity: December 3, 2020
Agenda: 12:15 - 1:15 PM EDT with Presentations and Q & A
Kristen Feemster, MD MPH MSHP FAAP - Adjunct
Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; Research Director for
the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP);
Global Director, Medical Affairs, Merck & Co, In.
Vidal-Phelan, MD MBA FAAP - Senior Medical Director-Pediatrics at UPMC Insurance
Division, General Pediatrician at Hamilton Health Center
a result of participation in this activity, participants will be able to:
sources of data on immunization disparities.
ways in which informal and social media communication can magnify immunization
- Identify effective communication strategies for
In support of improving patient care, this
activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and
the PA Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics. The University of Pittsburgh is
jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and
the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing
education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care professionals attending this program will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming 1.0 hours of continuing education in a CME accredited program. For nurses, these hours may be considered eligible for completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for biannual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania.
Management of Conflict of Interest:
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education
activity including members of the planning committee, speakers,
presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant
financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or
distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.
The following relevant financial
relationship were disclosed: Kristen Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHP, FAAP is employed by Merck & Co.,
Inc. - Merck Research Laboratories - Global Medical and Scientific
No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters,
authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the
content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to
The information presented at this CME program represents
the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute
the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing
Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical
Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to
be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory
requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own
personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this
information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment
decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label