2017 ISAAI Leon Unger Lectureship

CHICAGO, IL US
October 1, 2017

The annual Leon Unger Lectureship program provides the opportunity for speakers to present their research to the ISAAI membership through the process of oral presentation. This provides an opportunity for attendees to learn about new and upcoming allergy treatments firsthand, and allows them access to expert speakers in a smaller setting.

Target Audience

Allergist/immunologists
Fellows-in-Training

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the biomarkers that are available and measurable, and that are relevant in asthma pathophysiology
  • Discuss the present and potential future of the Affordable Care Act, and how this will affect patient care and physicians and their practices in the current local and national political climate
  • Compare the outcomes of the various forms of food allergy treatments, both available and under investigation
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
Course opens: 
09/15/2017
Course expires: 
06/30/2018
Event starts: 
10/01/2017
Event ends: 
10/01/2017
Cost:
$60.00
Marriott Chicago Downtown at Medical District/UIC
625 South Ashland
CHICAGO, IL 60607
United States
Marriott Chicago Downtown at Medical Center/UIC

Planning Committee
Naveed Akhtar, MD
Advanced Allergy Asthma Clinic, Bolingbrook, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Priya Bansal, MD FAAAAI
Athmas and Allergy Center, Bloomingdale, IL
Relevant relationships: CSL Behring (speaker)

Christopher Codispoti, MD PhD FAAAAI
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Anne Ditto, MD FAAAAI
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Chhavi Gandhi, MD FAAAAI
Western Springs Asthma and Allergy, Western Springs, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Joel Klein, MD FAAAAI
Consultants in Allergy & Asthma Care, LLC
Relevant relationships: None

Jeffrey Kulik, MD
Elmhurst Clinic, Elmhurst, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Renee Lantner, MD FAAAAI
Western Springs Asthma and Allergy, SC, Western Springs, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Sai Nimmagadda, MD FAAAAI
Associated Allergists/Asthma Specialists, Hoffman Estates, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Dareen Siri, MD FAAAAI
MASA/SWIA, Normal, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Faculty
Emily Graham, RHia CCS-P
Hart Health Strategies, Washington, DC
Relevant relationships: None

Neal Jain, MD FAAAAI
San Tan Allergy, Gilbert, AZ
Relevant relationships: Novartis (speaker), Circassia (consultant)

Edwin Kim, MD FAAAAI
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Relevant relationships: Aimmune (speaker)

Naveed Akhtar, MD
Advanced Allergy Asthma Clinic, Bolingbrook, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Dareen Siri, MD FAAAAI
MASA/SWIA, Normal, IL
Relevant relationships: None

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

Kevin Parks, MD FAAAAI
AAC/CRI of Southern Oregon, Medford, OR
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 Illinois Society of Allergy, Asthma & 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 enduring material for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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, if available.
  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.

Questions
Activity-related questions should be directed to kellyisaai@comcast.net.

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

Available Credit

  • 3.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/15/2017
Course expires: 
06/30/2018

Price

Cost:
$60.00
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