Past Event

Vaccine Hesitancy At Hospitals: How Should We Respond?

June 30, 2021
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

This interactive webinar will explore why many hospital employees still hesitate to get vaccinated. How do they view these issues, what factors are involved, and how should these challenges best be addressed?

Sponsored by the Empire State Bioethics Consortium, with Johanna Crane, PhD (Albany Medical College), Jennifer Breznay, MD MPH, (Maimonides Medical Center), Kara Simpson, LCSW (Jacobi Medical Center) and Louis Voigt, MD (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center).




Professor Johanna T. Crane, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Alden March Bioethics Institute

Course Director of Health, Care, and Society 1 & 2

Albany Medical College


Kara Simpson, LCSW-R

Associate Director of Social Work

Behavioral Health Services

Jacobi Medical Center


Jennifer Breznay, MD MPH

Program Director, Division of Geriatrics

Co-Chair, Bioethics Committee

Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY


Louis Voigt, MD

Chair, Ethics Committee

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Ashley L. Stewart, RN, BSN

Infection Prevention Coordinator, Carthage Area Hospital


David N. Hoffman

Lecturer in the Discipline of Bioethics


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Contact Information

Liz Pickard
(212) 853-8351