• Video Replay: What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids Under 5

    The AAFP recently invited Dr. Cameron Webb to join AAFP President Dr. Sterling Ransone in addressing COVID-19 vaccine questions that may be top of mind for family physicians.

    This 30-minute Q&A comes after the CDC recommended COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months-5 years and in preparation for cold and flu season. Dr. Webb serves as senior policy advisor for equity on the White House COVID-19 Response Team. 

    This converation covers multiple topics, including: 

    • How the vaccination efforts for young children are going.
    • Why immunization rates are declining for children and how the administration is addressing this concern.
    • The latest COVID-19 variant, and what we should expect with the emergency of future variants. 
    • The latest guidance on COVID-19 booster shots and therapeutics, especially Paxlovid.
    • The upcoming influenza season, with a focus on flu vaccines and access to the vaccines.

    About Cameron Webb, M.D., J.D.

    Previously, Webb was an assistant professor of medicine and public health sciences, and director of health policy and equity at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

    A general internist, he has worked clinically in the university’s COVID-19 unit since the beginning of the pandemic. Additionally, he is the founding director of UVA’s Health Equity, Law and Policy Research (HELPR) Laboratory and is a core faculty member at the university’s Equity Center, an initiative for the redress of inequity through community-engaged scholarship. Prior to joining the faculty at UVA, Webb was a 2016 White House Fellow in the Obama-Biden administration’s Office of Cabinet Affairs, where he served on the My Brother’s Keeper task force and the White House Healthcare Team. Webb received his MD from Wake Forest School of Medicine and his JD from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.