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ACP's Adult Immunization Initiative provides important resources as well as vaccine information to help physicians increase adult immunization in their practices.
Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older (2017)
In October 2016, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to approve their 2017 schedule recommendations. The schedule was also reviewed and approved by the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Learn more
Webinars and Videos
These recorded webinars cover the latest vaccine recommendations for adults and how to utilize the entire office team in organizing immunization services in your practice.
The following videos are from Dr. Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, MD, MACP explaining the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Adult Immunization Recommendations.
I Raise the Rates
This ACP Quality Connect program is a collaborative, data-driven campaign to support patients, physicians, health care teams, systems, and communities in raising adult immunization rates and reducing vaccine preventable diseases.
Aging and Immunity: The Important Role of Vaccines
This free physician guide provides an understanding of the biological impact of aging on immunity and the value of vaccination as an effective tool in reducing the risk for vaccine-preventable diseases in older adults. Developed by ACP, in partnership with the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA).
ACP's Guide to Adult Immunization
Produced by faculty of ACP's Quality Improvement Programs and members of the ACP Adult Immunization Advisory Board, this guide will help you develop systematic processes for incorporating immunization in your day-to-day practice.
ACP Immunization Policy
- ACP Statement: State Immunization Laws Should Eliminate Non-Medical Exemptions
- ACP Policy on Patient Safety and Health Care Provider Immunization
Other topics you may find interesting
ACP's Quality Connect Adult Immunization and Quality Improvement for Residents training program will teach residents about the science of adult immunizations and provide evidence-based strategies for increasing vaccination rates.
ACP is a proud member of the Campaign for Adult Immunization, an initiative of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases to ensure that all adults are fully aware of, and have access to, appropriate immunizations.