#JustTheVaxx

Hosted by Alex McDonald, MD, JustTheVaxx was part of a 2021 Permanente Medicine social media initiative that encouraged COVID-19 vaccination through social promotion and videos. The campaign was named a 2021 Healthcare Marketing Impact Awards winner by Modern Healthcare. JustTheVaxx brought together top physician voices from across the Permanente Medical Groups on Instagram Live to discuss some of the most pressing topics around COVID-19 vaccination. Catch up on the entire series below and follow @permanentedocs to keep up with our latest on Instagram. 

Amanda Williams, MD

Amanda Williams, MD, obstetrics and gynecology physician with The Permanente Medical Group joins Alex McDonald, MD, to talk about COVID-19 vaccination through the lends of women’s health and maternity care.

 

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Ameya Kulkarni, MD

Ameya Kulkarni, MD, cardiologist with Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, discuss myocarditis, the COVID-19 vaccine, sports participation, and how history will judge this moment in time.

 

 

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Amy Duckro, DO

Amy Duckro, DO, infectious disease physician with Colorado Permanente Medical Group, discuss myocarditis, the delta variant, and other key issues surrounding COVID-19.

 

 

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Edward Lew, MD

Edward Lew, MD, emergency medicine physician at Northwest Permanente, joins Alex McDonald, MD, to share insights from the emergency room, including why younger patients become more symptomatic and the importance discussing COVID-19 vaccination at each medical system touch point.

 

 

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Felipe Lobelo, MD

Felipe Lobelo, MD, epidemiologist with The Southeast Permanente Medical Group, discuss the delta variant, a watershed moment for vaccination, set up for COVID-19 hotspots, and the role we all play in sharing accurate information around the pandemic.

 

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Indranushi Chaliha, MD

Indranushi Chaliha, MD, pediatrician with The Permanente Medical Group, discuss back to school masking, public health and COVID-19, and vaccination from a global perspective.

 

 

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Kate Land, MD

Kate Land, MD, pediatrician with The Permanente Medical Group, discuss kids and building vaccine trust with families.

 

 

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La Tanya Hines, MD

La Tanya Hines, MD, Ob/Gyn with Southern California Permanente Medical Group, stops by to discuss the importance of delivering accurate COVID-19 vaccine information and shares what she’s been hearing from pregnant and nursing patients.

 

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Matthew Daley, MD

Matthew Daley, MD, senior investigator with the Institute of Health Research at Kaiser Permanente Colorado and a member of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, talk about the low risk of vaccine side effects, research, boosters, and how history will judge this moment

 

 

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Michelle Quiogue, MD

Michelle Quiogue, MD, family medicine physician at Southern California Permanente Medical Group, and Alex McDonald, MD, delve into common questions around the COVID-19 vaccine and supplying people with the best possible information to make health decisions.

 

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Robyn Liu, MD

Robyn Liu, MD, family medicine physician at Northwest Permanente, and Alex McDonald, MD, discuss COVID-19 vaccination for eligible kids and family safety during the pandemic.

 

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Sean Hashmi, MD

Alex McDonald, MD, welcomes Sean Hashmi, MD, nephrologist with Southern California Permanente Medical, for the first episode of JustTheVaxx, to discuss COVID-19 vaccination and what it means for working to end the pandemic.

 

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William Tseng , MD

William Tseng, MD, internist for Southern California Permanente Medical Group, joins Alex McDonald, MD, to discuss addressing vaccine hesitancy, dispelling misinformation, and working to end the pandemic.

 

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Zamir Moen, MD

Zamir Moen, MD, an internist at Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, talk about the nuisances and complications of COVID-19 vaccine trust and access in Hawaii.

 

 

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