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.

To request the addition of an event to this listing, please contact the AAAAI Education Staff at cme@aaaai.org.

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.


July 2018

24th Annual Asthma, Allergy & Immunology Update (Albany Medical College, Albany, NY)
This year, we have assembled as usual, a team of outstanding local and guest faculty to discuss Allergic and Non-allergic Esophago-Gastro-Intestinal inflammation. Topics to be discussed include clinical manifestations of food allergies in children and adults, immunological mechanisms underlying gastrointestinal allergic and non-allergic inflammation,
diagnostic and treatment modalities of food allergies and non-allergic inflammatory disease of the GI tract. Covered topics will include: Eosinophilic esophagitis, Eosinophilic gastroenteropathy, Celiac disease, FPIES, Inflammatory bowel disease, Unusual and unproven diagnostic and treatment of purported food allergies. Those topics have been selected based on knowledge gap assessment, feedback that we received from last year’s conference as well as the availability and interest of our faculty and respective speakers. The conference will kick off with the traditional Review of the previous year’s Allergy/Immunology Literature that will cover all the major themes of the field. Finally, the one-hour session: “Ask the Professors” will provide ample opportunity to the attendees to discuss contents of the conference as well as appropriate clinical problems encountered in their clinical practice. Course brochure

August 2018

Clinical Allergy for the Practicing Physician (Washington University, St. Louis, MO)
This course is designed for allergists, immunologists, pulmonologists, primary care and family practice physicians, otolaryngologists, pediatricians, internists, dermatologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants and all allied health professionals who care for patients with allergic and immunologic illnesses. The goal of this live seminar is to increase knowledge, competence and performance in the management of allergic diseases including asthma, allergic rhinitis, chronic sinus disease, food allergy, drug allergy, dermatitis, hereditary angioedema, anaphylaxis, autoimmunity and immunodeficiency. A team approach will be encouraged with physicians, nurses, and allied health  professionals learning side by side in this CME course. Course brochure

September 2018

12th Annual Arizona Asthma & Allergy Conference (Phoenix, AZ)
The Arizona Asthma Coalition will present their 12th annual conference on September 29 at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, AZ. The program is designed for a range of healthcare providers who treat patients with asthma, and will cover the latest evidence in standards of care and empower providers to improve the care they provide. For more information or to register, visit the Arizona Asthma Coalition website. Registration site

October 2018

New!14th Annual Respiratory Disease Young Investigators' Forum (Washington, DC)
National Jewish Health will host the 14th Young Investiators' Forum October 11-14, 2018 at The Darcy Hotel in Washington, DC. The goals of this program are to facilitate mentoring relationships with expert faculty in respiratory medicine, expand connections to peer investigators, improve the quality of scientific investigation and enhance the communication and presentation of associated research findings. Abstract submission is open until June 18, 2018. For more information on the Forum and abstract submission guidelines, visit the Young Investigators' Forum website.

18th Biennial Meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies (Lisbon, Portugal)
The 18th ESID meeting will be held October 24-27 in Lisbon, Portugal. The program's focus will be "PID - From Fetus to Elderly." Abstract submission is currently open, and submissions will be accepted through May 15. For more information or to submit an abstract, visit the ESID website.