Childhood vaccination rates in the U.S. have declined and experts say vaccine hesitancy could bring a resurgence of previously controlled diseases.
An AAMC-administered and CDC-grant-funded program helps academic medicine build trust with communities.
Parents who turn down COVID-19 vaccines for their kids can regret it when they get sick.
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.
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.
A minority of nurses still resists the COVID-19 vaccines. Now, a growing number of hospitals and nursing organizations are urging them to reconsider.
The 10 Principles of Trustworthiness are intended to help organizations from any sector demonstrate trustworthiness to their communities.
Trusted relationships with parents and students can help boost vaccinations — even in places where skepticism remains high.
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.
After working to meet the demand when vaccines were scarce, health officials now face the new challenge: convincing vaccine holdouts to take the plunge.