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PIC Annual Spring Workshop- Immunization Education Program Update April 30, 2014

Philadelphia Immunization Coalition.  PIC Annual Spring Workshop Immunization Education Program Update 2014- “Spotlighting Our Foundations”- Philadelphia Contributions to Immunization Education, Training, Research and Prevention of Disease.  The Immunization Education Program Update is Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Shriners Hospitals for Children, 3551 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140.   Information for PIC website, exhibitors, and registration and conference details will be available soon.  Please watch your “In-box” for details.  
 


PIC Immunization Education Program Update Agenda:  Wednesday, April 30, 2014
 

    7:30 am to 8:00 am Registration
 
    8:00 am to 8:30 am          “Welcome!”
Donald F. Schwarz, MD, MPH
Deputy Mayor for Health and Opportunity and Health Commissioner, City of Philadelphia
 
    8:30 am to 9:25 am “Red Book Vaccine Update.”
Sarah Long, MD FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics Drexel College of Medicine
Chief of Infectious Disease St. Christopher’s Hospitals for Children
 
  9:30 am to 10:30 am      “Mandates, Morals and Vaccination.”
Arthur L. Caplan, Ph.D.
Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor of Bioethics; Director Division of Medical Ethics; Department of Population Health, New York University, Langone Medical Center
 10:30 am to 11:00 am  
Morning Break- Collaborate and Meet Exhibitors
 
11:00 am to 11:20 am     What’s New at the Vaccine Education Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia?”
Charlotte Moser, B.S.
Assistant Director of Vaccine Education Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
 
 11:20 am to 12:00 pm      “The Philadelphia Measles Panic of 1991: Lessons Learned from the
 Past.”
Paul A. Offit, M.D. FAAP
Director- Vaccine Education Center and Chief-Division of Infectious Diseases at the
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Professor of Pediatrics University of Pennsylvania School of
Medicine
   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm               
Lunch Reception. Announcements, collaboration and exhibits.
 
            
 
    1:00 pm to 1:40 pm              
 
    
 
    1:40 pm to 2:20 pm           
 
 
     2:20 pm to 2:45 pm           

 
     2:45 pm to 3:20 pm                      
 
 
 
     3:20 pm to 3:50 pm           
 
 
 
    4:00 pm to 4:30 pm          
 
“Hand Hygiene: why it still matters?”
Susan Coffin, M.D.
Medical Director of Infection and Control at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
 
“Influenza Update:  What’s New With Flu?”
Kristen A. Feemster, M.D., MPH, MSHP
Associate Professor U-Penn School of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseased The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
 
Afternoon break and final exhibit opportunity
 
“Interventions to Increase HPV Vaccination- Philadelphia and Beyond.”
Amy E. Leader, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University
 
“The Emerging Role of Pharmacist and Vaccines.”
Jesse McCullough
Representative of Pharmacists
 

Evaluations and Closing of PIC Immunization Update

   



Congratulations to Sarah S. Long, MD, Appointed to FDA Committee!
Sarah S. Long, MD, Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children has been appointed to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee. This committee is made up of 12 experts from the medical and biological sciences, who review and evaluate data on the safety, effectiveness and proper use of vaccines and other related products.
View the view article at:  http://www.stchristophershospital.com/newsroom/highlights/257.

 Arthur Caplan Ph.D., articles and news in the headlines

Vaccine Education Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
The Center offers the Vaccine Update program for health care professionals.  The program was designed to make it easier for health care providers to stay up to date on
Vaccine news, research and developments. The program includes free webinars, monthly e-newsletters and mailings containing sample materials and announcements when new or revised information is available.

 
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