Hot Topics in Health Care for Youth-HPV Vaccination Strategies for Cancer Prevention
Friday, September 29, 2017 12:30:00 PM EDT – 1:30:00 PM EDT
Low HPV vaccination rates are leaving another generation of boys and girls vulnerable to devastating HPV cancers. Vaccination could prevent most of these cancers. CDC is looking to you to make an effective recommendation for HPV vaccination when kids are 11 and 12 years old. Provided in this presentation is up-to-date information on HPV infection/disease, HPV vaccine, and ways to successfully communicate with patients and their parents about HPV vaccination. Find out how to reduce missed opportunities by recommending HPV vaccine the same way and same day you recommend other routinely recommended adolescent vaccines.
Margot Savoy, M.D., MPH, FAAFP, FABC, CPE, CMQ
Dr. Margot Savoy is the Medical Director of the Christiana Care Health System Department of Family & Community Medicine in Wilmington, Delaware and the State of Delaware Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services. She is a level 2 faculty member of the Christiana Care Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine/Family Medicine residency programs and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Jefferson University. She is the AAFP liaison to the ACIP, a member of the HPV and Evidence-based medicine ACIP workgroups and active in several immunization groups including Immunization Action Coalition and the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable.