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COVID-19 Vaccine Forum: What Physicians Need to Know
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
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
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
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
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