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Advocacy Grand Rounds: Strategies for Communicating with Patients to Overcome Misinformation | 1 p.m. ET
February 10, 2022 @ 1:00 pm–2:00 pm EST
Hear from physicians and leaders who have been at the forefront of combating misinformation during the pandemic. Learn how to communicate effectively from those who have been since early 2020 about Covid-19. You’ll learn to apply what you’ve learned when you speak with your patients, the media, or even your family.
At the conclusion of this presentation, you will be able to:
1) Identify COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.
2) Explain the inaccuracies of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.
3) Communicate effectively with patients and others about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Alice Chen, MD (moderator)
Alice T. Chen, MD is an internal medicine physician and national leader in physician advocacy and public health. She currently serves as Senior Advisor to Made to Save, a national grassroots public education and outreach campaign on getting the COVID-19 vaccines to hardest hit communities. She previously served as Executive Director of Doctors for America, where under her leadership, the organization published hundreds of op-eds, reached tens of millions of people through media interviews and events, and played an important role in the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
Anne Schuchat, MD
Anne Schuchat, MD was Principal Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 2015-2021 and served twice as acting Director. Schuchat was Director of CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases from 2006-2015 and played key roles in the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, 2019 outbreak of vaping associated lung injuries, and the COVID-19 pandemic. She was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2008.
Jiore Craig is an expert in communication, strategy, policy, and public opinion relating to disinformation and online harms. She presently serves as the Head of Digital Communication and Integrity at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. She has nearly a decade of international experience helping elected officials, political leaders, media, academic institutions donors, and civic society organizations measure the impact of digital communication and influence campaigns on public opinion and communicate effectively in the wake of disinformation online.