Recommended Listening and Reading

For those of us who are health care professionals, it’s challenging to understand — let alone influence — those who remain vaccine hesitant. I sometimes wonder if it’s worth the effort.

This podcast, featuring Dr. Daniel Lewis of Greenville, Tennessee, with two of his patients, provided great examples of how to address concerns, giving me optimism and energy to continue to try!

On the same topic, this interactive article is based on the principles of motivational interviewing, a research-backed approach for encouraging people to get vaccinated. It’s used by health care professionals to harness people’s innate drive for change.