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Addressing Disparities in Immunization Rates
February 23, 2021 at 12:00-1:00 PM ET


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Join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for a discussion on strategies to increase coverage for all recommended vaccines, including COVID-19 and influenza. This webinar will include presentations on disparities by race/ethnicity for influenza vaccination coverage in US adults as well as the results of an NFID survey on beliefs and attitudes toward influenza and COVID-19 vaccination among US Black adults.

NFID Medical Director William Schaffner, MD, will moderate the discussion with NFID President Patricia N. Whitley-Williams, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean of Inclusion & Diversity at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Laura Lee Hall, PhD, President, Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity.

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the gaps and racial disparities in vaccination coverage in US adults
  • Define challenges and summarize strategies for increasing vaccination rates in at-risk populations

There is no fee to participate in this activity, but pre-registration is required.



The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NFID designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content. 


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