Fall 2019 Symposium of the Los Angeles Society of Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology

Los Angeles, CA US
September 21, 2019

The purpose of this activity is to provide board certified allergists/immunologists and nurses who work in the allergy field with information on topics that promote best practices among clinicians. Topics include:

  • Food Allergy: Near Term and Future Treatments
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Role of the Microbiome Contributing in the Increase Prevalence of Food Allergy
  • Making Sense of Government Regulations: How It Affects Your Allergy Practice

Registration Information

Deadline to register is Sept. 16, 2019.

LASAACI members can register by email: laallergysociety@gmail.com. Registration is free for LASAACI members, allergy fellows, interns, and residents.

Non-members: contact laallergysociety@gmail.com for instructions. Non-member registration fees follow:

  • $65 for physician non-members
  • $30 for allergy nurses

Lectures will be available electronically. Contact the administrator for other syllabus arrangements.

LASAACI website: https://www.laallergysociety.org



Target Audience

  • A/I physicians
  • Allergy nurses
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 4.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 4.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/21/2019 - 7:30am CDT
Event ends: 
09/21/2019 - 1:30pm CDT
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
United States
Planning Committee

Marc Meth, MD FAAAAI
Century City Allergy, Los Angeles, CA
Relevant relationships: None

Joyce Sapon, RN
Kaiser Permanente, Woodland Hills, CA
Relevant relationships: None

Raffi Tachdjian, MD MPH FAAAAI
UCLA Division of Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology, Santa Monica, CA
Relevant relationships: Aimmune (consultant)


Donald Leung, MD PhD FAAAAI
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: Regeneron, Sanofi (advisory board)

J. Allen Meadows, MD FAAAAI
Alabama Allergy & Asthma Clinic,  Montgomery, AL
Relevant relationships: GSK, Greer (advisory board); Optinose, Pfizer (speaker)

Cathryn Nagler, PhD
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Relevant relationships: ClostraBio, Inc. (president/co-founder), FARE (advisory board)

Hugh Sampson, MD FAAAAI
DBV Technologies, Summit, NJ
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, NY
Relevant relationships: N-Fold (consultant); DBV Technologies (chief scientific officer)

Content Reviewers

Gloria Akan, MD
ENTAA Care, Glen Burnie, MD
Relevant relationships: None

Anne Russell, MS BSN RN AE-C
Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI
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.
  • Financial interests: All organizations, other than the employer, from which the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household receives annual remuneration in any amount (including grants, honoraria and consulting fees).
  • Research interests: All organizations which support research projects for which the faculty member or member of his/her immediate family or household serves as an investigator.
  • Legal Consultation Services/Expert Witness Testimony: All topics on which the faculty member provided legal consultation and/or expert witness testimony during the previous calendar year.
  • Organizational interests: All organizations, other than the AAAAI, for which the faculty member holds volunteer positions.
  • 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.
  • Other interests: All interests of the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household that would be judged by a majority of his/her peers to be more than casual and/or likely to impact his/her ability to exercise independent judgment. This includes any financial interest in or relationship with any manufacturer of a commercial product, and any financial interest or relationship with any organization that provides commercial support to AAAAI-sponsored educational activities.

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.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AAAAI and the Los Angeles Society of Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology. The AAAAI is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology designates this [live activity or enduring material] for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE Designation Statement

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (AAAAI) is a Provider, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10704, for up to 4.00 Contact Hours.

Credit Claiming Period

Credit claiming for this activity will expire at 11:59 pm on June 30, 2020. Requests to claim credit on or after July 1, 2010 will be subject to an administrative fee.

Medium and Method of Physician Participation for a Live Activity

Follow these steps to complete the activity:

  1. Register for the activity.
  2. Review the CME and Disclosure information.
  3. View pre-meeting information and/or complete the pre-test.
  4. Attend the meeting. Be sure to sign in so your attendance can be recorded.
  5. Return to the online meeting site after the meeting and complete the post-test, if required. You must achieve a score of 70% or higher on post-tests to claim credit.
  6. Complete the activity evaluation.
  7. Claim your credits. Enter only the number of credits earned based on your participation in the activity.
  8. Print or save your certificate.
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Activity-related questions should be directed to laallergysociety@gmail.com.

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Available Credit

  • 4.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 4.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 4.00 CME
    CME credit.


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