The AAMC Center for Health Justice polled a nationally representative sample of adults across the United States to gauge their levels of trust in institutions.
When Dr. Gabriel C. Lockhart realized his mother was concerned with the vaccine’s side effects, he texted and called her with data that showed it was safe.
Parents who turn down COVID-19 vaccines for their kids can regret it when they get sick.
This episode focuses on the challenges in trying to ensure their staff are vaccinated and what can be done to build vaccine confidence.
COVID-19 vaccines — and our health care system — aren't universally trusted. The AAMC’s Principles of Trustworthiness were developed to address those concerns.
More than half of all adults in the U.S. are fully vaccinated, but about 12% of the population remains undecided.
After working to meet the demand when vaccines were scarce, health officials now face the new challenge: convincing vaccine holdouts to take the plunge.
As the pace of vaccinations slows, primary care and specialty doctors are stepping up their outreach efforts — and winning over holdouts one patient at a time.
An AAMC-administered and CDC-grant-funded program helps academic medicine build trust with communities.
Trusted relationships with parents and students can help boost vaccinations — even in places where skepticism remains high.