This list includes CME and non-CME activities that are not programmed or accredited by the AAAAI, but that may be of interest to AAAAI members or other healthcare providers working in allergy/immunology. Visit the organizations' sites to determine if CME/CE credit will be offered.

For more information about any of these activities, please contact the sponsoring organizations named in the session descriptions.

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Online or Ongoing

AAMC Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Certificate Program
The Association of American Medical Colleges is accepting applications for a new cohort of participants in the LEAD Certificate Program. Designed for early- to mid-career faculty, the program provides a firm foundation in the best practices and recognized theoretical models of effective educational leadership that are key to advancing medical education at all levels.  Participants (Fellows) gain knowledge, skills, values, and real-life application that faculty and professionals in academic medicine need to be successful educational leaders. For more information and to apply, visit the LEAD Certificate Program webpage.

Clinical Advances in Allergy Management
Clinical Advances in Allergy Management is a Medscape website that offers a unique collection of educational activities delivered by leading experts in the field designed to address the challenges of allergy management: selecting the most effective treatment approach, improving patient adherence to treatment, and utilizing the latest available therapies. Visit Medscape to review the resources currently available.

American Lung Association Asthma Educator Institute
The American Lung Association Asthma Educator Institute is a two-day preparatory course for those qualified to take the National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB) examination. Developed in January 2003, the Asthma Educator Institute was recently updated to reflect the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. Visit the ALA website for more information.

American Lung Association LUNG FORCE Expos
LUNG FORCE Expos are a great opportunity for patients and healthcare professionals to learn more about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding lung cancer, COPD, asthma and other lung diseases. Click HERE for more information and to find an Expo near you.

American Lung Association Implementation and Interpretation of Spirometry in the Primary Care Practice
Implementation and Interpretation of Spirometry in the Primary Care Practice will be held in 13 states across the country in 2018. Visit the ALA website for more information and the 2018 training dates/locations.

January 2018

USF 2018 Symposium Update in Allergy and Immunology
The University of South Florida Division of Allergy and Immunology will host their 2018 Symposium on January 19-20, 2018 at the USF Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS). The program covers a wide range of topics central to the practice of allergy/immunology, including pre-conference workshops on rhinoscopy, methacholine challenges, patch testing, and FeNO determination. For more information or to register visit the USF website.

March 2018

American Lung Association COPD Educator Institute
The COPD Educator Institute Course, through the American Lung Association of Missouri, provides healthcare professionals with a thorough overview of COPD information. Visit the ALA website for more information.

Pediatric Asthma & Allergy Updates for Primary Care Providers
Boston Children's Hospital will host this course on March 16, 2018. The program will provide attendees with a guide to patient care across the asthma and allergy continuum, from the initial primary care visit, to the ICU. Expert presenters from Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School will provide the latest updates in pediatric asthma and allergies for pediatric patients of all ages, severity levels, and treatment needs. For more information or to register, visit the Boston Children's Hospital website.

April 2018

20th PANLAR Congress
The Pan-American League of Associations for Rheumatology (PANLAR) will host its 20th congress at the Hotel Hilton in Buenos Aires, Argentina on April 7-10, 2018. Abstract submission is open through January 8, 2018. To review the preliminary program or for more information visit the PANLAR Congress website.

May 2018

22nd International Conference on Immunology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases
The 2018 International Conference will be held May 10-12, 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany. The conference theme is "Advanced Therapies for Deadly Diseases" and will include over 20 tracks of content. Abstract submission and registration are currently open and can accessed, along with program details, on the Conference website

11th International Congress on Autoimmunity
The 11th International Congress on Autoimmunity will be held in Lisbon, Portugal on May 16-20, 2018. The Congress will cover more than 80 autoimmune diseases from a variety of perspectives, both research-based and clinical. The newest therapeutic techniques and diagnostic tools will be discussed as well as the most up-to-date research on genetic, etiology, diagnostic, clinical aspects and novel therapies of autoimmune diseases. The Congress constitutes a network of international leaders on immunology, rheumatology and related fields. Abstract submission will open later this year. For more information visit the Congress website.

New! The 17th Meeting of the Society for Natural Immunity
The 17th meeting of the Society for Natural Immunity (NK2018) will be held on May 28-June 1, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas, USA. For more information, visit the NK2018 website.