Dates for the 2014 “Current Issues in Vaccines” webinars offered by the Vaccine Education Center (VEC) at CHOP and co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics were announced at the AAP Experience in Orlando:
Dates are listed and a printable sheet is available on the webinar page of our website.
If you did not have a chance to participate in the recent webinar, you can still do so and get continuing education credits. Topics included:
Access the link to the archived event on the webinar archive page of our website. A PDF of the questions and answers from the event is also available.
Spring and Fall 2013 event archives are also available for credit and can be accessed from the same page.
Dr. Offit recently completed a video for Medscape, “Hospital says no more dietary supplements in formulary.” The video discusses a new policy of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia that removed most dietary supplements from the Hospital’s formulary, including the reasons behind this policy change.
Dr. Kristen Feemster, the VEC’s newly appointed Director of Research, recently did an interview on Second Opinion. The topic was pertussis and the interviewees included a mom, Cheri Rae, whose son experienced pertussis. Ms. Rae has shared her son’s story in an article originally published in the Santa Barbara Independent; the story is available on our Parents PACK website.
We welcome your input. Please contact us with story ideas, questions or other comments: