Meet-the-Professor Session:
23. Common Vaccines in Uncommon Populations - Protecting those with Altered Immunity
Friday, October 21, 2011: 7:30 AM-8:30 AM
Room: 151AB

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:


  • recognize the potential risks associated with live vaccines in certain immunocompromised persons
  • immunize certain immunocompromised persons against important vaccine-preventable diseases
  • identify when to get expert assistance in order to safely and effectively immunize this population

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public Health Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infection Preventionists, Hospital Epidemiologists, Fellows-in-Training, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Deepali Kumar, MD, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital and Sandra Burchett, MD, Boston Children's Hospital


7:30 AM
Deepali Kumar, MD

8:00 AM
Sandra Burchett, MD

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.0 hour of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.1 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-086-L05-P


D. Kumar, Sanofi-Pasteur: Investigator, Research support
Merck Vaccines: Investigator, Research support

S. Burchett, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.