Boston City Wide Allergy Immunology Rounds - October 8, 2019

Boston, MA US
October 8, 2019

Description 

Boston City Wide Allergy Rounds is an annual lecture series. The primary component of the program is a series of didactic lectures delivered by renowned national or international experts on topics of major importance in the field of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Pulmonary Medicine, ENT or Dermatology. Allergy/Immunology is a rapidly evolving field requiring frequent updates of core knowledge. The Allergy seminars are designed to address knowledge (updated facts/information in a particular disease state), and competence (integrating newly acquired knowledge to manage allergic and immunologic disorders. This activity is designed to provide the learners the opportunity to listen to didactic lectures, which will impart knowledge, engage in Q&A with the faculty and participate in cased based presentations, which will help them develop strategies to use in practice. The interactive nature of the live session format will allow for improved competence and performance enhancement.

Target Audience

The target audience for this lecture series is open to all academic and community based Allergists, Pulmonologists, ENT specialists and Dermatologists, fellows in training as well as and registered nurses who work in the specialized fields of Medicine. It is targeted to the greater Boston and Eastern Massachusetts area.

Learning Objectives

Airway Epithelial Remodeling in the Sinonasal Mucosa, From Form to Function

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

  1. Define the proinflammatory functions of basal epithelial cells in the respiratory tract.

  2. Identify basal cell dysplasia in the setting of type 2 inflammation.

  3. Identify the therapeutic implications of basal cell plasticity


Scratching That Itch – Sensory Neuron Control of Allergic Immunity

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

  1. Contrast the innate immune pathways used to initiate allergic immunity from those used to initiate antiviral or antibacterial responses.

  2. Identify a role for itch in initiating allergic immunity.

  3. Identify specific pathways that can be targeted to treat allergen induced itch.

Additional Information

Provided by: 

Massachusetts General Hospital Allergy Associates and Partners HealthCare System.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
09/23/2019
Course expires: 
11/08/2019
Event starts: 
10/08/2019 - 6:15pm
Event ends: 
10/08/2019 - 8:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
6:15 pm  

Registration

6:30

Dinner

7:00

Airway Epithelial Remodeling in the Sinonasal Mucosa, From Form to Function
Nora Barrett, MD

Scratching That Itch – Sensory Neuron Control of Allergic Immunity
Caroline Sokol, MD, PhD

8:00 pmAdjourn
Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill
5 Blossom Street
Boston, MA 02114
United States

Aidan Long, MD - Course Director
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;
Director, Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program,
Clinical Director, Allergy Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital

 

Nora Barrett, MD
Instructor, Harvard Medical School;
Associate Physician, Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Caroline Sokol, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;
Principal Investigator, Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases,
Assistant Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital

Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System 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.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/23/2019
Course expires: 
11/08/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
Please login or register to take this course.

For questions regarding this activity, please contact Karen Ferreira at 617-726-6495.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Partners Office of Continuing Professional Development at partnersCPD@partners.org or 857-282-2515.