Marie Brown, MD, discusses vaccination hesitancy

Webinar (series)
Marie Brown, MD, discusses vaccination hesitancy
Jan 19, 2021
STEPS Forward webinar series

On Jan. 19, 2021, the AMA held a webinar in the AMA STEPS Forward™ series: "Vaccinations: Roadmap for success."

Getting from “No, thanks” to “Yes!” The COVID-19 pandemic has not changed the crucial conversations with have with patients about vaccines. Understanding why vaccine hesitancy exists is the first step toward increasing acceptance. Learn how to communicate with storytelling and metaphors, not just numbers. Start with your own healthcare team–they may be hesitant too.

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Marie Brown, MD, professor, internal medicine, Rush Medical College and director of practice redesign, American Medical Association 

Marie Brown, MD

Dr. Brown is a practicing internist, a professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Rush Medical College, the director of practice redesign for the American Medical Association, and the immediate past governor of the American College of Physicians (ACP).

Dr. Brown is a frequent guest lecturer at academic, national and international health care conferences. Her areas of expertise include: practice transformation, joy in medicine, adult immunizations, medication adherence and diabetes.