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COVID-19 Vaccine Forum: What Physicians Need to Know

COVID-19 Vaccine

ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine present a special presentation exclusively for ACP members and Annals of Internal Medicine subscribers. Please join us as our panel of experts provides practical, timely information related to what physicians and other healthcare professionals need to know about a COVID-19 vaccine.

Friday, October 16, 2020, 2-4 pm EST

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The Science

Anthony S. Fauci MD

Speaker: Anthony S. Fauci, MD, MACP, Director, NIAID

Dr. Fauci will discuss the COVID-19 vaccines under development and the research investigating their effectiveness and safety.

Moderator: Deborah J. Cotton, MD, MPH, FACP, Deputy Editor, Annals of Internal Medicine


The Approval Process

David A. Kessler, MD

Speaker: David A. Kessler, MD, Former Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration

Dr. Kessler will discuss the vaccine approval process and how the COVID-19 pandemic might affect it.

Moderator: Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP, FRCP, FIDSA, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President, American College of Physicians


The Development of Clinical Guidance

Beth P. Bell MD

Speaker: Beth P. Bell, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Member, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Dr. Bell will review the process the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) will follow to develop clinical recommendations related to a COVID-19 vaccine.

Moderator: George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA, Emeritus Chair, Board of Governors and Regent, American College of Physicians


The Political and Public Policy Environment

Rachel Levine MD

Speaker: Rachel Levine, MD, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Health

Dr. Levine will discuss the impact political forces might have on COVID-19 vaccine research and implementation.

Moderator: Heather Gantzer, MD, MACP, Chair, Board of Regents, American College of Physicians