COVID-19 Vaccines: Key Information for Gastroenterologists

Content Type: presentation

Presenter: Speakers: Freddy Caldera, DO, MS, Francis A. Farraye, MD, MSc, MACG, Mary Hayney, RPH, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, Jonathan L. Temte, MD, PhD, MS; Moderator: David A. Greenwald, MD, FACG

Presenter Disclosure: According to ACCME guidance, because there are no current preventive or specific treatments for coronavirus infection, there are no relevant conflicts of interest for any speakers or moderators.  

Event: ACG Virtual Grand Rounds

Release Date: 12/23/2020

Expiration Date: 12/23/2023

Objective: a. Vaccine timelines
b. Discuss regular vaccine timeline
c. Accelerated vaccine timeline for COVID-19 vaccines
d. The role of ACIP in recommending a vaccine
e. They are independent of CDC
f. The COVID-19 working group that has been meeting since April 2020
g. Current COVID 19 vaccine
h. Discuss MRNA vaccines