‘Top Docs’ addresses crucial need for vaccinations & vaccine hesitancy    

The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs’ show addresses address the crucial need for people to get vaccinated and vaccine hesitancy – and it features Andrew Reisman, M.D., who is a family physician with the Longstreet Clinic in Gainesville, a member of the Georgia Composite Medical Board, and MAG’s immediate past president.

Dr. Reisman discusses…

– Whether today’s vaccines are safe
– What’s in vaccines and how they work
– Why it is crucial for people to get vaccinated
– How the vaccines for children have evolved over the past 30 years
– Whether there is any evidence-based link between vaccines and autism
– How the COVID-19 vaccines differ from common vaccines
– Reasons people don’t get vaccinated and how physicians can address those concerns
– “Herd Immunity”

In addition to MAG, Dr. Reisman is a member of the Hall County Medical Society, the American Medical Association, and the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians. He graduated from the MAG Foundation’s Georgia Physicians Leadership Academy in 2008. Dr. Reisman has a medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, and he completed his residency at the University of Maryland.

Between downloads and live listeners, ‘Top Docs’ has now reached 1.8 million listeners and viewers – which includes people in all 50 states and more than 80 countries. MAG has won four awards for the show, including an American Association of Medical Society Executives Profiles of Excellence Award, an American Society of Association Executives Silver Award, and two Health Information Resource Center Digital Health Awards.

‘Top Docs’ is supported with a grant from MAG Insurance Agency, LLC.

In addition to the video recordings that are available on Facebook, ‘Top Docs’ is available as a podcast on AppleGoogleSpotifyStitcher, and iHeart Radio.

Resources

Healthy Children (patient facing AAP website) Immunization web page

CDC vaccine web page

CDC COVID-19 vaccine website

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Vaccine Education Center

Georgia DPH Vaccine Safety website

The views of the guests who appear on ‘Top Docs’ are theirs and are not necessarily consistent with MAG’s policies or positions. Contact Tom Kornegay at tkornegay@mag.org with questions about MAG’s ‘Top Docs’ show.