October 18, 2018

23rd Annual MIAP Pediatric Immunization
Skills Building Conference
Thursday, October 18, 2018
9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
New Location!
Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center
Framingham, Massachusetts




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Conference Plenary Sessions

Achieving High Adolescent HPV Vaccination Coverage

  • Anna-Lisa Farmar, MD, MPH, FAAP - Assistant Professor - Pediatrics, Denver Health Medical Center; University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado

National Immunization Update

  • H. Cody Meissner, MD, FAAP - Chief, Pediatric Infectious Disease Division, Tufts Medical Center, and Professor of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine

State Immunization Update

  • Susan Lett, MD, MPH - Medical Director, Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) Immunization Program
  • Pejman Talebian, MA, MPH - Director, MDPH Immunization Program
  • Rebecca Vanucci, MA - Immunization Outreach Coordinator, MDPH Immunization Program

Conference Breakout Sessions

How to Talk with Parents: Conversations to Address Vaccine Confidence ● Immunization "101" ● Immunization "201" - Challenging Immunization Scenarios ● Massachusetts Immunization Information Systems (MIIS) Updates ● Vaccine Preventable Disease Epidemiology ● Vaccine Storage and Handling and VFC Compliance Training

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation

The Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences, Massachusetts Department of Public Health is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, designates this Live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Massachusetts Medical Society through the joint providership of the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences, MA Dept. of Public Health and The MCAAP Immunization Initiative.
The MIIS and VFC segments of this program meet the criteria of the MA Board of Registration in Medicine for Risk Management study. The MIIS segments each qualify for 1.0 RM credits and the VFC segments each qualify for 1.0 RM credits.

This program has been offered by the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences, Massachusetts Department of Public Health. A maximum of 5.25 contact hours for this program will be provided in accordance with the regulations governing continuing education requirements for the following Boards of Registration:

Board of Registration in Nursing (CMR 244 5.00), Board of Registration of Social Workers (258CMR 31.00et seq), Board of Mental Health Professions (262CMR 7.00), Board of Certification of Health Officers (241CMR 4.03), Board of Registration of Sanitarians (255CMR 5.02).
Pharmacists may receive up to 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ in accordance with 247CMR 4.00.


If you have any questions about the MIAP Conference, please contact Cynthia McReynolds (cmcreynolds@mms.org; 781.895.9850).

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