Shingles Prevention through Vaccination

Live Program Date: May 17, 2023

Register online:

Join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for a discussion on the importance of herpes zoster vaccination to help prevent shingles.

In this recorded webinar, NFID Medical Director William Schaffner, MD, moderates the discussion with presentations by CDR Tara C. Anderson, DVM, MPH, PhD, Epidemiologist and Herpes Zoster Work Group Lead, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Kenneth E. Schmader, MD, Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine and Director of Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham VA Health Care System.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology and the burden of disease for herpes zoster (shingles) in US adults
  • Summarize current recommendations for herpes zoster vaccination in US adults
  • Identify strategies for implementation of US recommendations for herpes zoster vaccination into practice

There is no fee to participate in this activity, but registration is required. Your tax-deductible donation helps NFID provide complimentary webinar programs.

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 activity 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.