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Winning Over Vaccine Skeptics: COVID-19 Expert Panel, May 20, 2021

What can we do to win over vaccine skeptics?

Thursday, May 20, 2021, 3:00pm - 4:15pm EDT

EVENT DESCRIPTION

How is the vaccination effort going? What can we do to win over vaccine skeptics? As cases continue at concerning levels in Michigan, Florida, Texas, and other parts of the world such as India, does the threat of mutation and vaccine escape increase?

Panelists:
Melanie Swift, M.D., M.P.H., Occupational Medicine Specialist and Internist, Mayo Clinic. Swift is co-chair of the COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation and Distribution Work Group, Mayo Clinic.

Christienne P Alexander M.D., Associate Professor at Florida State University, College of Medicine. Dr. Alexander is Clinical Skills Course Director and the Pre-Clerkship Boot Camp Course Director for second-year medical students. She provides patient care at FSU PrimaryHealth, which opened in 2019 with an emphasis on underserved populations as part of the College of Medicine's mission to be responsive to community needs. She is also the faculty advisor for the Family Medicine Interest Group and FSUCares Chapman Community Health Program.

Third Panelist TBA


Registration is closed for this event.

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