Thursday, August 22, 2013
Inportance of Vaccines for the Health of our Global Community
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
Pediatric Grand Rounds presented by: Gregory S. Holzman, MD
Associate Chair of Preventive Medicine, Family Medicine
Associate Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine
Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology
At the end of the activity, the participants will be better able to:
1. Discuss the success and challenges of vaccines on limiting impact of vaccine preventable diseases
2. Describe the relationship between global vaccination efforts and local health needs
3. Demonstrate differences in vaccine preventable disease incidence between developed and developing countries
4. Describe barriers to vaccine access and delivery in developing and developed countries
5. Discuss examples of global immunization campaigns and their different levels of success
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Michigan State University and Sparrow. Michigan State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Michigan State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The target audience for this presentation includes department faculty, pediatric residents, medical students and community physicians.
No commercial support was obtained for this activity and potential conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the educational activity to assure independence and balance of content. Conflicts, if any, will be disclosed prior to the start of the educational activity.