COVID-19 Vaccine Development—What Physicians Need to Know


Registration is open for the October 7 COVID 19 Vaccine Development – What Physician Need to Know webinar. 


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AMA Webinar Series

COVID-19 Vaccine Development—What Physicians Need to Know

This vital series addresses the science, evidence and process of vaccine development, regulatory review and what physicians need to know. Hosted by AMA physician leaders, each installment aims to gain fact-based insights from the nation’s highest-ranking subject matter experts working to protect the health of the public.

Episode 1:  FDA Review Process for COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates

Wed., Oct. 7, 2 p.m. CT/3 p.m. ET

Host: AMA President, Susan R. Bailey, MD

Guest: Peter Marks, MD, PhD, Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Join Dr. Bailey and Dr. Marks for a comprehensive overview of the FDA vaccine review process, including what the process looks like for COVID-19 vaccine candidates and the differences between the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) and Biologic License Application (BLA) pathways.

COVID-19 Practice Reopening Toolkit Available


The Reopening Guide is a reprint of guidance published by the American Medical Association titled “COVID-19: A Physician Practice Guide to Reopening” and the Montgomery County Medical Society. Oklahoma County Medical Society has added, under each section, supplementary resources to provide additional support for implementation or to elucidate matters relevant to medical practices at the state and local level. All rights to this publication are reserved by the American Medical Association and the Montgomery County Medical Society.

Additional sections on financial preparedness and staffing considerations have been added as a supplement at the end of this document. It is drawn primarily from the California Medical Association’s “COVID-19 Best Practices for Reopening,” with some additions. 

Please also note, that the information and guidance provided in this document is believed to be current and accurate at the time of posting. This information is not intended to be, and should not be construed to be or relied upon as, legal, financial, medical or consulting advice. Consider consulting with an attorney and/or other advisor to obtain guidance relating to your specific situation. 

Confidential, free counseling available from OCMS


The Physician Wellness Program provides free, confidential counseling to members, resident members and students. No medical diagnosis, no insurance billing, no electronic record, no employer notification. Private and available via telehealth with an experienced psychologist. Click here to contact the psychologist. 

Free Virtual CME Available from OSMA


Maintaining Mental Wellness During the COVID-19 Crisis will be available via live stream on May 8th at 1:00pm CDT. This program is being offered FREE to all Oklahoma physicians through a partnership with the Oklahoma State Medical Association, the Oklahoma Medical Board, and PLICO. You can view the program on this page or on the OSMA YouTube channel. If you wish to obtain CME credit after viewing the program, please use this link. You must complete the evaluation in our CME Credit Portal to obtain your certificate.