Respiratory Diseases

This set of recordings includes:

  • Asthma (and VCD): Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Occupation Asthma and Immunologic Lung Disease (Hypersensivitity, Alpha 1-antitrypsin Deficiency, Cystic Fibrosis)


Target Audience

  • Allergy/immunology Fellows-in-trainnig
  • Allergy/immunology Recent FIT Graduates
  • Allergist/immunologists

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify a variety of respiratory diseases
  • Apply evidence-based methods related to treatment of respiratory diseases


Available credit: 
  • 1.75 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.75 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Planning Comnmittee

Mary Carol Badat, MAdEd
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Chicago, IL
Relevant relationships: None

James Gern, MD FAAAAI
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Relevant relationships: None

David Khan, MD FAAAAI
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Relevant relationships: None

Meagan Shepherd, MD
Marshall University, Huntington, WV
Relevant relationships: None

Jennifer Shih, MD
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Relevant relationships: None

Kelly Stone, Md PhD FAAAAI
National Institutes of Health/NIAID, Bethesda, MD
Relevant relationships: None

Kathleen Sullivan, MD PhD FAAAAI
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Relevant relationships: None


David M. Lang, MD FAAAAI
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Relevant relationships: None

David I. Bernstein, MD FAAAAI
Bernstein Allergy Group, Inc
Relevant relationships: Adare, Knopp, Aimmune, Astra Zeneca, Biocryst, Glenmark, Leo, Merck, Nerre , Novartis, Gossamer,  TEVA, Pearl, Novum, Avillion, Regeneron, Cipla, Glaxo (research grant)

Content Reviewers

Becky Buelow, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Relevant relationships: None

AAAAI Disclosure Policy

Pursuant to the Code of Ethics for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) and the Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the AAAAI requires disclosure of certain information from faculty members of educational activities designated for CME credit by the AAAAI. Prior to the activity, authors and reviewers are required to disclose all relationships that meet the following parameters

  • Employment: Name of employer and job title.
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  • Gifts: All organizations from which the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household have received a gift of any amount in the last year.
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The information disclosed by the speakers and planning committee was reviewed in accordance with the AAAAI Disclosure Policy. All potential conflicts of interest were resolved by the planners, faculty, and reviewers prior to their participation in the development of this activity.


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The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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Available Credit

  • 1.75 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.75 CME
    CME credit.


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