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COVID Vaccine Hesitancy

For various reasons, many patients are still reluctant to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Ryan Maves, MD, FCCP, sits down with Gretchen Winter, MD, to discuss how health care providers can navigate patient reluctance, efforts to combat misinformation relating to the COVID-19 vaccines, understanding reported side effects, and more.


Ryan Maves, MD, FCCP

Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Chair, CHEST COVID-19 Task Force
Chair, CHEST Disaster Response and Global Health Section


Gretchen Winter, MD

Assistant Professor, Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine, UAB Medicine

Member-at-Large, Palliative and End-of-Life Care Section