Adult Immunization Resource Center

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded a cooperative agreement to the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) to improve vaccination among high-risk adults. This five-year quality improvement initiative is focused on increasing immunization rates for high-risk adults with chronic medical conditions.

CMSS has partnered with seven specialty societies to align society education, policy, and guidelines to national immunization standards and to test strategies for increasing vaccination for high-risk patients through partnerships with 45 health systems around the country.

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SSAAI Partner Societies

Visit the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology Home Page

AACE is a global, inclusive community of more than 5,700 endocrine-focused members. AACE is the face and hands of endocrinology that touch tens of millions of patients a year with the latest clinical advances, to improve the health and lives of those living with endocrine disorders. 

Visit the American College of Cardiology Home Page

The American College of Cardiology, a 49,000-member nonprofit medical society, is dedicated to enhancing the lives of cardiovascular patients through continuous quality improvement, patient-centered care, payment innovation and professionalism.

Visit the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Home Page

ACOEM is the pre-eminent physician-led organization that champions the health of workers, safety of workplaces, and quality of environments. It is the nation's largest medical society dedicated to promoting the health of workers through preventive medicine, clinical care, research, and education. 

Visit the American Geriatric Society Home Page

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a nationwide, not-for-profit society of geriatrics healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence, and quality of life of older people.

Visit the American Society of Clinical Oncology Home Page

The American Society of Clinical Oncology, Inc. (ASCO®) is committed to the principle that knowledge conquers cancer. Together with the Association for Clinical Oncology, ASCO represents nearly 45,000 oncology professionals who care for people living with cancer. 

Visit the American Thoracic Society Home Page

The American Thoracic Society is the world's leading medical society dedicated to accelerating the advancement of global respiratory health through multidisciplinary collaboration, education, and advocacy. 

Previous SSAAI Partners

Visit the American Society of Nephrology Home Page

ASN represents more than 21,000 kidney health professionals working to help people with kidney diseases and their families. Created with input from all of ASN's constituencies, the new ASN logo allows the society to continue our growth and work toward a goal of a world without kidney diseases.  

Funding Acknowledgement

The Specialty Societies Advancing Adult Immunization (SSAAI) program is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award to the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) totaling $42,175,407 with 100 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of nor endorsement, by CDC/HHS or the U.S. Government.

Program Contacts: 

Sarah Imhoff, Senior Program Director

Ashlan Ruth, Program Manager

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