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2020 AAP Virtual National Conference & Exhibition

Conference Reporter in Influenza to Cover Key Topics Being Presented at the 2020 AAP Virtual National Conference & Exhibition

by Tom Iarocci, MD

Overview

Conference Reporter delivers health care providers with insights from key thought leaders on exciting news presented at major medical conferences, in a concise and timely format. This issue of Conference Reporter will feature coverage of selected topics in Influenza presented at this year’s AAP annual meeting.

“Seasonal influenza is expected to bring new challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, our coverage of vaccine-preventable illness at AAP includes a strong focus on influenza and strategies to overcome vaccine hesitancy.”

Tom Iarocci, MD

The clinicians who were surveyed selected the following expert commentators and topics from the upcoming conference.

Community-Selected Expert Commentators: 

Sean O'Leary, MD, MPH

Vice Chair, Committee on Infectious Diseases
American Academy of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO

Mark H. Sawyer, MD, FAAP, FIDSA

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
San Diego, CA

Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS

Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Community-Selected Topics: 

    Changes in Vaccine Recommendations: Review and Updates
    Improving Vaccination Rates and Reducing Vaccine Hesitancy
    Visual Indications of Infections and Their Mimickers
    Antimicrobial Update: Current Susceptibility Data and Trends
    The Red Book Committee: Questions and Answers
    Allaying Parental Concerns About Chemicals in Vaccines 


This information is brought to you by Engage Health Media and is not sponsored by, nor a part of, the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

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