Immunization Congress

AAP/AMA Immunization Congress
February 27-March 1, 2007
Chicago, IL


Background Materials
The following materials were provided as background for the pediatric portion of the Immunization Congress.

AAP Task Force on Immunization White Paper (PDF 943KB)
The Business Case for Pricing Vaccines Fact Sheet (PDF 107KB)

Infectious Diseases in Children Vaccine Financing Roundtable Parts 1 and 2 (DOC 159KB)

Stamford Advocate: We Must Change the Way We Administer Vaccinations (PDF 60KB)


The following files are all PDFs. Due to the large file sizes, some files may take a few minutes to download.


Presentations- Pediatric Discussion


Introductory Remarks
Jon Abramson, MD - Stresses on the System
David Tayloe, Jr, MD - Impact on Families and Practices


Inequities Panel
Alan Hinman, MD, MPH - Overview
Howard Backer, MD, MPH- State Program Perspective
Tom James, MD - Private Payer Perspective
Jeanne Santoli - Implementation Perspective
Jon Temte, MD, PhD - Practitioner Perspective


Business Costs Panel
Anne Francis, MD - Overview
Elizabeth Greenbaum - Employer Perspective
Alan Rosenberg, MD - Private Payer Perspective
Mike Severson, MD - Practitioner Perspective (no slides available)


Walt Orenstein, MD - Next-Steps for Pediatric Practice


Presentations- Adult Discussion


Introductory Remarks
Neal Halsey- Keynote
David Johnson- Plenary (no slides available)


Financing Adolescent and Adult Vaccines Panel
Walt Orenstein, MD - Federal Perspective
Wayne Rawlins, MD, MBA - Private Payer Perspective
Jon Temte, MD, PhD - Practitioner Perspective
Gus Birkhead, MD, MPH - NVAC Perspective
Chris Colwell - Manufacturer Perspective


Vaccine Access Panel
Laura Efros - Production and Distribution
Roger Baxter, MD - FDA Licensing to ACIP
Alan Hinman, MD, MPH - Building Infrastructure
Kristin Nichol, MD, MPH, MBA - Improving Access
Emily Marcus Levine, JD - Liability and Compensation



The following entities provided unrestricted funding in support of this Congress and its objectives: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, Infectious Diseases Society of America, Merck and Co, Novartis Vaccines, sanofi pasteur, United Healthcare, and Wyeth.

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