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Vaccine Education Roundtable Series

Last updated: May 5, 2022 

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had disproportionate adverse effects on the Black, Indigenous, and people of color community, with significantly higher numbers of cases, deaths and hospitalizations compared to those not in the BIPOC community. Similarly, members of the BIPOC community are among those most affected by the pandemic’s economic disruptions. As COVID-19 vaccines become available to the public, it is imperative that they be distributed equitably.

The Vaccine Education Roundtable Series will focus on addressing key questions and concerns that this population has regarding COVID vaccines and how to optimally communicate with them.

In the conclusion of this discussion, panelists share their perspectives on the importance of vaccinating children at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic and discuss ways to leverage the lessons learned to reduce the impact of future pandemics, particularly on marginalized and minoritized communities.

Featured panelists include:

  • Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH
  • Rana Chakraborty, MD, MSc, FAAP, FRCPCH, D.Phil. (Oxon), FPIDS, FIDSA
  • Buddy Creech, MD, MPH, FPIDS
  • William (Bill) Muller, MD, PhD, FIDSA


The Future of Minoritized Communities in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Equitable & Safe Schools

Reaching Vaccine Hesitant Populations

Pediatric Vaccinations

The State of Global Vaccine Equity

The Role of Pharmacies in Equitable Vaccine Distribution

A Discussion with the White House Vaccination Coordinator

Equitable Vaccinations

Advice on Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns

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