Webinar on Feb. 23: Addressing Disparities in Immunization Rates

February 23, 12-1PM EDT

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

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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