Annual General Membership Meeting
Date & Time:

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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 9:30 am Registration & Cont'l Breakfast

10:00 am Welcome & Purpose of Meeting

10:10 am Board of Trustees Election

10:20 am Guest Presentation

11:20 am Partnership Highlights

11:45 am Book Signing

12:00 pm Adjournment

Robert Treat Hotel
50 Park Place, Crystal Ballroom - Mezzanine
Newark, NJ 07102

Driving Directions

Parking Information:
Parking available in the Military Park Garage at 42-50 Park Place, Newark NJ. Parking is complimentary if parking voucher is presented at the Partnership's meeting registration desk for validation.

This location is handicap accessible. Please let us know if you will need ADA accommodations when you register or call Laura Hall.


Neither the speaker nor the planners have a vested interest in the content of this continuing nursing education activity to disclose.


Laura Hall

Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Tel: 973-268-2280 Ext. 167

About the Event

In accordance with the Partnership's Bylaws, the General Membership will formally vote in our Board of Trustees at this meeting. The Partnership's President & CEO will present highlights of the past year.  In addition, it is our tradition to host a guest speaker.

This year, we are delighted to have Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Phladelphia and the Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology, Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Offit is the author of Bad Advice or Why Celebrities, Politicians and Activists Aren't Your Best Source of Health Information. 

Autographed copies of Dr. Offit's pre-released book, Bad Advice, will be available at the meeting.

Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours

This program has been awarded 1.0 contact hours. The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by NJSNA, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider #P194-1/17-20. Provider approval is valid through January 2020. Approval status does not imply endorsement by the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, NJSNA or ANCC of any commercial products discussed/displayed in conjunction with the educational activity.

Learner Outcome

The learner will be able to incorporate information about the science of vaccines and the history of vaccine exemption into patient and client education.

Public Health Credits

Participants who successfully complete this educational program will be awarded 1.0 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).  The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of New Jersey Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).

Learning Objectives

1. Discuss the challenges faced by scientists of clinicians when attempting to commuicate the science of vaccines through the media.

2. Describe the history of philosophical and religious vaccine exemptions and their impact on the health of children.

Successful Completion

To receive contact hours for this CNE program, the registrant must sign in on the attendance sheet, attend the entire program and complete and submit the program evaluation form.

Registration is free, but required as space is limited.
Please RSVP today!