CMA’s Virtual Grand Rounds webinar to focus on COVID-19 vaccine

The California Medical Association’s Virtual Grand Rounds: COVID-19 Vaccine Update will discuss the speed and scale of the COVID-19 vaccine development. The event, which is set for Nov. 10 from noon to 1:30 p.m., will be moderated by Kimberly Newell Green, M.D., immediate past president of the San Francisco Marin Medical Society and Associate Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco.


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Topics will include: whether or not the vaccine will require an annual booster, the most up-to-date information on the vaccine’s progress and the clinical trials. It will also cover the state of California’s distribution plans and how to counsel patients who may be hesitant to receive the vaccine. The lead of a statewide National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant will discuss vaccine trials among the vulnerable and underserved populations.

The event will be implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through a partnership with CMA and the California Health and Human Services Agency. The CMA is accredited by ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity qualifies for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (TM.)

The Virtual Grand Rounds: COVID-19 Clinical Updates series is a free monthly event that shares the latest patient management news and resources. The events are a partnership between the CMA, the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS), the California Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA) and the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California (OPSC).

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