Boston City Wide Allergy Immunology Rounds 2023: 
When is the Game Worth the Candle? Cost-Effectiveness in Allergy
Marcus Shaker, MD

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm


This lecture series provides cutting edge updates on topics of clinical importance to local specialists in the fields of Allergy and Immunology as well as specialists in the field of Pulmonary Medicine, ENT and Dermatology from the local teaching hospitals in Boston as well as the surrounding communities. The audience also includes fellows in training in allergy and immunology, Pulmonary Medicine and ENT. By selecting speakers of national renown and addressing a spectrum of topics, this series is a major educational event in the monthly academic calendar in Boston.


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

  1. Describe cost-effective care, common terms, and concepts.

  2. Examine high and low value practices.

  3. Explain how cost-effectiveness can inform practice guidelines.


This activity is intended for all academic and community based allergists, pulmonologists, ENT specialists, dermatologists, fellows in training, and nurses. It is targeted to the greater Boston and Eastern Massachusetts area.


TimeTopic | Speaker

5:30 pm

*Fellow's Tutorial




** Dinner

When is the Game Worth the Candle? Cost-Effectiveness in Allergy
Marcus Shaker, MD



8:00 pm

Conclusion of Educational Activity

 * Fellow's Tutorial is not eligible for CME credit
**Before the educational activity, during breaks, and after the educational activity - you have the opportunity to meet with Exhibitors


Aleena Banerji, MD - Course Director
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;
Clinical Director, Allergy and Clinical Immunology,
Director, Drug Allergy Program,
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology,
Massachusetts General Hospital

Marcus Shaker, MD
Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
Member, AAAAI Board of Directors
Member, AAAAI/ACAAI Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters
Associate Editor, Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology in Practice
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Food Allergy


In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Provided By:

Massachusetts General Hospital and Mass General Brigham

Session date: 
10/24/2023 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm EDT
Wyndham Boston - Beacon Hill
5 Blossom Street
Boston, MA 02114
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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In-hospital series contact
Maxine Harney