Christina Wells, MD, MPH, FAAFP, and Corinne Kohler, MD, FAAFP discuss the phases they went through to implement vaccine clinics and how they have evolved at two Federally Qualified Health Centers. Candice Oberlies, DMS, PA-C and Clinical Manager and Nancy Bell, Practice Administrator share their experiences from the clinical and administrative perspectives and offer tips for setting up vaccination clinics and integrating the COVID-19 vaccines in routine visits.
Meet the Faculty
- Identify key changes with the COVID-19 vaccine that have made the administration & back-office work easier in the past year
- Summarize ways to make adding the COVID-19 vaccine easier in your practice
Christina Wells, MD, MPH, FAAFP: Well, welcome to another one of our IVAC podcast series. I’m Dr. Christina Wells, and today we’re going to be discussing overcoming hurdles to become a COVID 19 vaccinator. Again, I’m Dr. Christina Wells, and I’m a family medicine physician. I work at the Miles Square Health Center associated with the University of Illinois in Chicago and I’ve been there for the past 12 years. It is a federally qualified health center and we serve underserved populations. I’m also a board member of the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians. And today we also have with us Dr. Kohler, who is going to introduce herself.
Corinne Kohler, MD, FAAFP: Hi, I’m Corinne Kohler. I’m also a family medicine physician. I’ve been in practice since 1998. I’ve been working also at a federally qualified health center here in Champaign, Illinois, and like Dr. Wells I’m also a board member of the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians. I’m also a faculty member on the Carl Illinois and UIUC College of Medicine….