In this recorded webinar, NFID Medical Director William Schaffner, MD, moderates the discussion with presentations by Katrina Byrd, MD, MS, Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer in the Travelers Health Branch in the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Wilbur H. Chen, MD, MS, Frank M. Calia, MD Endowed Professor of Medicine and Chief of Adult Clinical Studies at the Center for Vaccine Development, and Director of Travel Medicine Practice at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for a discussion on the importance of travel vaccines prior to travel to certain areas.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the geographic epidemiology and clinical manifestations of certain pathogens encountered during travel
- Summarize current ACIP recommendations for common travel vaccines
- Identify strategies for implementation of recommendations into clinical practice
There is no fee to participate in this activity, but registration is required.
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
NFID designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content.