May 7 May 7
2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Friday Fri

Updates Regarding COVID-19 Advisory

In light of the University’s guidance around social distancing, we have reviewed our upcoming Pediatric Grand Rounds sessions and have decided to move forward with virtual sessions for the immediate future. 

*Please note that all Pediatric Grands Rounds sessions will be online onlyPlease do not go to LPCH Auditorium. 

Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Red Book Vaccine Update

Yvonne Maldonado, MD - Stanford School of Medicine

During this session we will review the current status of influenza and RSV and what the trends of these diseases might be for the upcoming respiratory virus season. We will also discuss the lag in uptake of pediatric vaccinations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Finally, we review the latest information on pediatric COVID-19 vaccines. 

Speakers

Yvonne (Bonnie) Maldonado, MD

Senior Associate Dean, Faculty Development and Diversity
Taube Professor of Global Health and Infectious Diseases 
Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology,
and Population Health
Stanford School of Medicine


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E-mail us at pedsgrandrounds@stanford.edu with any questions. 

Session Description

One hundred years ago, infectious diseases were the main cause of death in US children. Today, there is a vast range of vaccines to protect against 26 infectious diseases with new vaccines coming to prevent even more. Wide-spread use of vaccines has proven successful in controlling and eliminating diseases. During this session we will review the current status of influenza and RSV and what the trends of these diseases might be for the upcoming respiratory virus season. We will also discuss the lag in uptake of pediatric vaccinations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Finally, we review the latest information on pediatric COVID-19 vaccines. 

Education Goals

  • To understand the trends in influenza in the US in the 2020-2021 season
  • To review the epidemiology of RSV disease in the US in the 2020-2021 season
  • To define the status of general pediatric immunization patterns in the wake of the
    COVID-19 pandemic
  • To update the information on current and future pediatric COVID-19 vaccines