• Recommending HPV vaccination at age 9: A national survey of primary care professionals

    4 monthes ago - By Academic Pediatrics

    Objective: Several U.S. health organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, now encourage primary care professionals to recommend HPV vaccination before the traditionally targeted ages of 11-12 years as a strategy to increase vaccination timeliness. To understand the feasibility of this approach, we sought to evaluate primary care professionals' current recommendation timing and willingness to recommend HPV vaccination at age 9.Methods: A national sample of 1,047 primary care professionals completed our online survey in 2021.
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