Pink Book Series

Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Pink Book cover

CDC is offering a series of weekly one-hour web-on-demand videos that will provide an overview of vaccination principles, general best practices, immunization strategies, and specific information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines that prevent them. Each video will include updated information from recent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) meetings and votes.


Immunization providers: Physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants, DoD paraprofessionals, medical students, state and local immunization programs, etc.

Continuing Education

Continuing education will be available for each event.

2020 Videos

This year, because of limited staff availability during the ongoing COVID-19 response, the series will be prerecorded rather than live events. There is no registration process to view the sessions. The link to each course can be accessed on/after the indicated date. Questions about the material presented can be submitted to

2020 Release Schedule

2018 webinar schedule with presentation information
Date Topic
July 1 Principles of Vaccination
July 8 General Best Practice Guidelines, Part 1
July 15 General Best Practice Guidelines, Part 2, and Vaccine Safety
July 22 Immunization Strategies
July 29 Vaccine Storage and Handling and Vaccine Administration
August 5 DTaP/Tdap
August 12 Rotavirus and Hepatitis A
August 19 Meningococcal Vaccines
August 26 Measles, Mumps, Rubella
September 2 Polio and Hib
September 9 Varicella and Zoster
September 16 Hepatitis B
September 23 HPV
September 30 Pneumococcal Vaccines
October 14 Influenza

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Page last reviewed: October 14, 2020