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Family Medicine Residency Programs Recognized for Improving Childhood and Adult Immunizations Rates in Underserved Communities
Date:6/15/2011

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The Smoky Hill Family Medicine Residency Program in Salina, Kan. was recognized for their outstanding work in the immunization field once again, after winning an AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Award in 2010.

"Thanks to immunizations, deadly diseases like small pox and polio no longer kill or disable millions. Getting our children immunized at the right time protects them and improves the health of our community," said Richard G. Roberts, M.D., J.D., president of the AAFP Foundation. "I would like to offer my congratulations to the winners of this year's awards. We hope the innovative systems put in place by these residency programs will inspire other physicians and their practice teams to improve their immunization efforts too."

The 2011 AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Award winners were chosen for their ability to find creative, team-based solutions that increase immunization rates. The 2011 recipients were chosen for one of the following award categories:

  • Best Practices - effective systems in place that are achieving high immunization rates within a specified 12-month period;
  • Most Improved - overcoming barriers to greatly improve immunization rates within a specified 12-month period; and
  • System Implementation – implementing a new system that will increase immunization rates in medically underserved children.

"We are proud to recognize these 16 programs which have made it their mission to raise awareness and protect their communities from infectious diseases," said Craig M. Doane, AAFP vice president for Publications and Strategic Partnerships. "These programs share our vision of improving health for everyone and we hope they will serve as examples of best practices for others who look to increase vaccination rates in their communities."

About the AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Awards Program

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