See latest updates on Pitt's response to the COVID-19 outbreak

Allegheny County Immunization Coalition’s 15th Annual Immunization Virtual Update

The Allegheny County Immunization Coalition Executive, the Conference Planning Committee, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing invites you to attend the 15th Annual Immunization Update Conference on Wednesday, November 4, 2020.  This will be a Virtual Conference.  A stellar group of experts will gather to address:  influenza, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), compliance and anti-vaxer activities, and vaccine development.  Join fellow licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, public health professionals, registered nurses and school nurses to discuss current immunization issues, and recognize Immunization Champions.

There is a call for abstracts for quantitative or qualitative research projects; or quality improvement projects focused on vaccine development, administration, side effects, immunization practices, immunity, compliance, ethical implications or educational strategies.  The Planning Committee encourages health care professionals and students (medicine, nursing, public health, pharmacy, and social work) to submit abstracts for poster presentations during the conference.  This will be a VIRTUAL conference.  Selected poster presenters (no more than 2 presenters per poster) will have a very limited time to present the highlights of their work.  All accepted poster presenters must be registered to attend the conference.  To be considered abstracts must be submitted by 5 pm on October 13, 2020.

To submit an abstract: Abstract Submission


Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Registered participants will receive a link to join the live conference.
8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Who Should Attend?

  • Nurses (licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, registered nurses & school nurses)
  • Office Staff
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Students

Costs:  Physicians:  $30; All other participants:  $15

Conference Registration Link 

Continuing Education:

ACIC is collaborating with the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing to present this conference.  The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.   Participating nurses attending the entire learning activity and completing the evaluation tool may receive a maximum of 4 continuing nursing education contact hours. 

This activity is being planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Allegheny County Immunization Coalition. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Exhibitor Opportunities are available
Please contact Mary Rodgers Schubert, 412-624-9079 or for information.

Additional information and Questions: 
Please contact Mary Rodgers Schubert at 412-624-9079 or