Family Medicine On Air
Episode 4: What Med Students Need to Know About Immunizations
AAFP President Robert Wergin, MD, explains why immunizations -- a part of a family physician's everyday workload -- are vital to long-term health. Dr. Wergin also answers questions from medical students, including how to address some of the misconceptions about vaccinations.
- Read the AAFP News article, "Updated 2015 Immunization Schedules Offer Conversation Starter With Patients."
- Check out resources for talking to parents about vaccines(www.cdc.gov) from the AAFP and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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