What is Be Wise — Immunize?

Be Wise — ImmunizeSM is a public health initiative of the Texas Medical Association. The program works with physicians, medical students, and TMA Alliance members to improve vaccination rates in Texas through education and hands-on immunization clinics.

Be Wise offers physicians current information and best practices on childhood, adolescent, and adult vaccinations, and educational materials to promote the importance, safety, and effectiveness of vaccines. Be Wise also provides educational materials and merchandise to enhance local vaccination clinics.

A panel of pediatricians, family physicians, and infectious disease specialists oversees Be Wise, providing expert advice on program operation and content. More than 234,000 vaccinations have been given since the program began in 2004.

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Be Wise — Immunize is a joint initiative of TMA and the TMA Alliance, a volunteer organization of physicians and their spouses, and is funded through a grant from the TMA Foundation. 

Thanks to H-E-B and TMF Health Quality Institute for generous gifts that provide major support for the Be Wise — Immunize program in 2013 and 2014.  

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 Be Wise — Immunize is a service mark of the Texas Medical Association. 


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