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Cancer Prevention through Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination
January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for a discussion on the importance of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination to prevent certain types of cancer. NFID Medical Director William Schaffner, MD, will moderate the webinar with presentations by Robert A. Bednarczyk, PhD, Associate Professor, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, and Margot L. Savoy, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President for Education, American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
- Discuss current ACIP recommendations for HPV vaccination
- Summarize data on HPV vaccine safety and efficacy
- Discuss disparities in US HPV vaccination coverage
- Describe strategies for overcoming barriers to increase HPV vaccination rates in the US
There is no fee to participate in this activity, but pre-registration is required.