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ONLINE ONLY: Pediatric Grand Rounds
Start Date: 4/17/2020Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 4/17/2020End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Please note: This event is online only.

Watch this lecture remotely

Meeting ID: 775 861 076

Vaccine Refusal: Ins and Outs

Presented By
Keith Herzog, MD, attending physician, General Pediatrics, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics

Ronald Souder, MD, chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Grand View Hospital

Learning Objectives

  • Describe historical events in vaccine development that have resulted in patient harm
  • Describe past allegations that have been demonstrated to be false
  • Elaborate on common objections to vaccines; discuss the reasons underlying these concerns; scientifically and diplomatically refute these objections
  • Discuss the medical, ethical, and legal implications of dismissing families who refuses vaccines: delineate possible desirable outcomes of this approach, as well as potentially negative consequences

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Accreditation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tower Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credits
Attendees MUST sign in with the six-digit activity code provided at the session using eeds within 24 hours of the conference start time and complete the online evaluation within 30 days at

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Email: alma.barberena@towerhealth.org
https://zoom.us/j/775861076 Meeting ID: 775 861 076
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