- •The self-reported immunization rate of resident physicians in 2013-2014 was 76.7%.
- •Lack of time to get immunized was the most cited reason for nonvaccination.
- •Availability of vaccination at convenient locations and times improves vaccination.
- •Instituting a mandatory influenza vaccine policy was felt to be a strong motivator.
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Previous presentation: Presented as an abstract at the American Thoracic Society International Conference, May 15-20, 2015, Denver, CO.
Funding/support: Supported by Rutgers University—New Jersey School of Medicine .
Conflicts of interest: None to report.