Boston City Wide Allergy Immunology Rounds - September 10, 2019
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.
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.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe the major overall differences between asthma by age group
- Describe differences in exacerbation prone patients by age group
- Describe patterns of corticosteroid response in adults and children with asthma
Massachusetts General Hospital Allergy Associates and Partners HealthCare System.
"Important differences between Pediatric and Adult Asthma"
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
Leonard B. Bacharier, MD
Attending Physician, Department of Pediatrics,
Division of Allergy, Immunology & Pulmonary Medicine,
St. Louis Children's Hospital,
St. Louis, MO
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 extentof their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Participation