2024 TAAIS Annual Meeting

April 26, 2024 to April 28, 2024

Friday – Sunday, April 26-28, 2024
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort
575 Hyatt Lost Pines Rd.
Cedar Creek, TX

The 2024 TAAIS Annual Meeting, spanning three half-days, will offer state-of-the-art advances in allergic, asthmatic and immunologic diseases. Nationally renowned experts from across the U.S. will engage the practicing allergist/immunologist and discuss the most challenging problems in patients with allergies, asthma and immuno-deficiencies. In addition, Allergy fellows-in-training will provide a first-hand snapshot of the exciting allergy/immunology research going on in the State of Texas.
For a program brochure, please contact Executive Director Connie Mawer at cmawer@taais.org

NOTE:  This registration site is only for healthcare professionals including physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, PhDs and PharmDs.  All others including pharmaceutical representatives must register as an Exhibitor or Corporate Partner.  Contact Connie Mawer at cmawer@taais.org for more information.


Registration fees:

Member TypeFee
TAAIS Member (physicians & allied health)$250
Non-TAAIS Member MD, PhD, PharmD$450
TAAIS Board Member or Committee ChairFREE
A/I Fellows-in-TrainingFREE


Target Audience

  • A/I physicians
  • A/I Fellows-in-Training
  • PhDs
  • PharmDs
  • Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants


Learning Objectives

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

  • Develop an approach to selecting patients for dietary advancement, immuno-therapy, and other interventions
  • Critically assess data from recent interventional food allergy trials
  • Describe the existing literature on the impact of poor diet, physical inactivity and obesity in asthma
  • Summarize published lifestyle interventions designed to improve asthma outcomes
  • Implement strategies to perform physical activity, diet and obesity counseling in practice
  • Explain the recent changes in regulations that affect our practice
  • Describe the clinical features that are the best warning signs for primary immunodeficiency
  • Discuss the definitions of eosinophilia and who needs a more extensive workup
  • Recognize danger signs associated with eosinophilia
  • Consider the role of allergists/immunologists in the care of patients with eosinophilic disorders
  • Discuss the evolution in diagnostic criteria and pathogenesis of eosinophilic GI disorders
  • Explain the current evidence-based and emerging treatment approaches in EoE and EGIDs
  • Discuss a historical and current perspective on ethics in medicine
  • Explain the latest updates in asthma
  • Discuss management options for refractory chronic urticaria
Available credit: 
  • 11.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 11.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/26/2024 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
04/28/2024 - 10:00am CDT

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.

Planning Committee

J. Andrew Bird, MD
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Relevant Relationships: AllerGenis, Allergy Therapeutics, DBV Technologies, Genentech, Novartis, Regeneron (advisory board); Nutricia (consultant); DBV Technologies (speaker)

Carla Davis, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TXRelevant Relationships: Aimmune (advisory board); Allergenis, DBV Therapeutics, Genentech, Novartis  (research grant); Takeda (speaker)

David A. Khan, MD
University Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Relevant Relationships: None

Anil Nanda, MD
Lewisville, TX
Relevant Relationships: Novartis, Regeneron (advisory board); Sanofi (speaker)

Vivek Rao, MD
Advanced Allergy and Asthma Care, Odessa, TX
Relevant Relationships: None

Connie Mawer
Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society, Austin, TX
Relevant relationships: None



Julian Adame, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston , TX
Relevant relationships: TBD

Manish Butte, MD
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Relevant relationships: TBD

Christina Ciaccio, MD
The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Relevant relationships: TBD

Tasha Hellu, DO
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Ed Consortium, San Antonio, TX
Relevant relationships: TBD

David A. Khan, MD
University Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Relevant relationships: TBD

Paneez Khoury, MD
NIH/NIAID, Bethesda, MD
Relevant relationships: TBD

Sharmilee Nyenhuis, MD
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Relevant relationships: TBD

Wanda Phipatanakul, MD
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
Relevant relationships: TBD

Amanda Salih, MD
Baylor College of Medicine - Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX
Relevant relationships: TBD

John Trickett, MD
UT Southwestern, Scottsdale, AZ
Relevant relationships: TBD

Brian P. Vickery, MD
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Relevant relationships: AstraZeneca: TBD

Matthew Wynia, MD
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
Relevant relationships: TBD


Content Reviewer

Stuart Abramson, MD PhD AE-C FAAAAI
Shannon Medical Center, San Angelo, TX
Relevant relationships: AstraZeneca: speaker


AAAAI Disclosure Policy

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  • 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.


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 Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society. 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 for a maximum of 11.00 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 March 31, 2025. Requests to claim credit on or after April 1, 2025 will be subject to an administrative fee. Credits for this activity can no longer be claimed after April 1, 2030.

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
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 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.


Activity-related questions should be directed to Connie Mawer at cmawer@taais.org.

Registration and credit claiming questions should be directed to cme@aaaai.org.

Available Credit

  • 11.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 11.00 CME
    CME credit.


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