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2020 TAAIS Annual Meeting

Cedar Creek, TX US
April 24, 2020 to April 26, 2020

The 2020 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 immunodeficiencies. 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.


Registration

Registration fees follow:

Member TypeFee
TAAIS Member (Physician)$250
TAAIS Member (Emeritus)$250
TAAIS Member (NP/ PA-C)$250
  
Non-TAAIS Member (Physician)$475
Non-TAAIS Member (PhD or PharmD)$475
Non-TAAIS Member (Other)$475
Non-TAAIS Member (NP/PA-C)$300
  
Fellow-in-TrainingFREE
SpeakerFREE

 

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:

  • Manage chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps and assess when (and if) such patients should be referred to the otolaryngologist for surgical options
  • Describe morphologic features of several conditions that mimic atopic dermatitis
  • Recognize the heterogeneity of mast cell activation syndromes and understand the rationale of applying the consensus diagnostic criteria
  • Explain the anatomical approach to the evaluation a patient with chronic cough
  • Review the role of allergic & non-allergic rhinitis, & chronic rhinosinusitis in chronic cough
  • Describe some of the common genetic techniques utilized in diagnosis and management of primary immunodeficiency and provide some guidelines for interpretation of variants identified by genetic testing
  • Discuss the latest classification of mastocytosis and formulate treatment options for different disease categories
  • Explain the USP 797 guidelines as they apply to Allergen lmmunotherapy
  • Identify good candidates for oral food challenges in the office based on clinical history, testing, and potential benefits of tolerating the food
  • Describe the role played by the AMA working with other medical societies to advocate for physicians and their patients
  • Discuss ways to successfully support legislative efforts that impact the practice of allergy, asthma, and immunology
  • Explain and apply the clinical diagnostic criteria for acute FPIES
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 11.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
12/04/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
04/24/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/26/2020 - 11:00am
Cost:
$475.00
Rating: 
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2020 TAAIS ANNUAL MEETING

PROGRAM AGENDA

Friday – Sunday, April 24-26, 2020

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa

Lost Pines Ballroom 5-6

Cedar Creek, Texas near Austin, Texas

 

COURSE DIRECTOR

David A. Khan, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 24

7:15 am           Breakfast and Registration

                        Exhibit Hall – Lost Pines Ballroom 1234

8:00 am           David A. Khan, MD Honorary LectureUpdate on Rhinosinusitis

Anju Peters, MD, MSCI, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

9:00 am              Mimics of Atopic Dermatitis including Contact Dermatitis

Neill T. Peters, MD, Medical Dermatology Associates of Chicago, IL

10:00 am         Break with the Exhibitors

                        Exhibit Hall – Lost Pines Ballroom 1234

10:30 am            Andrew Grant, MD Honorary Lecture:  Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

Cem Akin, MD, PhD, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI

11:30 am         An Approach to Chronic Cough

Kaiser G. Lim, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

12:30 pm         Adjourn

4:45 pm -         TAAIS Annual Welcome Reception (for Attendees & Exhibitors)

6:15 pm           Pecan Court (outdoors)

                 

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

7:15 am           Breakfast

Exhibit Hall – Lost Pines Ballroom 1234

8:00 am           William T. Shearer, MD, PhD Memorial Lecture:  Understanding Genetic Testing in Primary Immunodeficiency

Troy R. Torgerson, MD, PhD, Seattle Children’s, Seattle, WA

9:00 am           Mastocytosis

Cem Akin, MD, PhD, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI

10:00 am         Break with the Exhibitors

Exhibit Hall – Lost Pines Ballroom 1234

10:30 am         15-Minute Presentations by Allergy Fellows-in-Training

 

Sterility of Extracts in Skin Prick Testing Wells Over a Six-Month Period

Taylor Atchley, Capt, MD, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX

A Monogenic Cause of Infantile-Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease               Natalia Chaimowitz, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

                        Patient Outcomes and Safety of Dual Biologic Therapies

                        Rory Nicolaides, MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

2018 TAAIS Fellow’s Research Award:  FCP-Induced Fungistatic Activity: A Diagnostic Adjunct in Asthma

                             Xuesong Chen, MD, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

11:30 am         Practice Management Issues including USP 797

Andrew Murphy, MD, Asthma, Allergy & Sinus Center, West Chester, PA

12:30 pm         Adjourn

12:45 pm         TAAIS Annual Business Meeting Luncheon – TAAIS Members Only

                        Baron’s Ballroom AB

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 26

7:00 am           Breakfast

Exhibit Hall – Lost Pines Ballroom 1234

7:30 am           Oral Food Challenges in the Office

Stephanie A. Leonard, MD, UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

8:30 am           The Future of Medicine & the Role of Advocacy (Ethics/Prof Responsibility)

Susan Bailey, MD; Louise Bethea, MD; Stuart Abramson, MD, PhD

9:30 am           Break with the Exhibitors

Exhibit Hall – Lost Pines Ballroom 1234

10:00 am         Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES)

Stephanie A. Leonard, MD, UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

11:00 am         Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa
575 Hyatt Lost Pines Rd.
Cedar Creek, TX 78612
United States
Planning Committee

J. Andrew Bird

David Khan

William Lumry

Vivek Rao

Faculty

Stuart Abramson

Cem Akin

Taylor Atchley

Susal Rudd Bailey

Louise Bethea

Natalia Chaimowitz

Xuesong Chen

Stephanie Leonard

Andrew Murphy

Rory Nicolaides

Anju Peters

Niell Peters

Troy Torgerson

Content Reviewer

Scott Sicherer, MD FAAAI
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, NY
Relevant relationships: HAL Allergy: peanut allergy vaccine research grant

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 Texas Allergy, Asthma & 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 December 31, 2020. Requests to claim credit on or after January 1, 2021 will be subject to an administrative fee.

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Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/04/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2020

Price

Cost:
$475.00
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