Episode 35: Food Allergy Disparities

This is a recorded episode of the AAAAI podcast series, Conversations from the World of Allergy. The host, Dr. David Stukus, will interview Carla Davis, MD FAAAAI about disparities related to food allergy. The conversation will cover how socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities impact the prevalence and treatment of food allergies. Dr. Davis will discuss populations that are at higher risk of developing food allergies and the rates of food allergy morbidity among these groups. She will also explain some of the challenges that food allergy patients from disadvantaged groups may face and provide suggestions for tangible ways clinicians can help at-risk patients.

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Resources for Professionals

Food Allergy Resources for Patients

Target Audience

  • Allergist/immunologists
  • Fellows-in-Training
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants and Other Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe patient populations that are at risk for higher prevalence of food allergy
  2. Identify the aspects of food allergy morbidity that are increased in patients from lower socioeconomic statuses
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 0.75 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
09/03/2020
Course expires: 
09/03/2021
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Planning Committee

David R. Stukus, MD FAAAAI
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
Relevant relationships: None

Faculty

Carla M. Davis, MD FAAAAI
Baylor College of Medicine
Relevant relationships: None

Content Reviewers

Samuel Gubernick, DO FAAAAI
Family Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Associates, Largo, FL
Relevant relationships: None


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Designation Statement

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Claiming Period

Credit claiming for this activity will expire at 11:59 pm on August 11, 2021. Requests to claim credit on or after August 11, 2021 will be subject to an administrative fee.


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Available Credit

  • 0.75 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 0.75 CME
    CME credit.

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