CANCELLED - Boston City Wide Allergy Immunology Rounds 2020 - April 14, 2020

Boston, MA US
April 14, 2020



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

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

  1. Contrast the distinction between NK cell deficiency (NKD) and primary immunodeficiency with an NK cell abnormality.
  2. Assess the two main categories of NKD and approach to diagnosis.
  3. Interpret the current molecular explanations for NKD.

Additional Information

Provided by: 

Massachusetts General Hospital Allergy Associates and Partners HealthCare System.

Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/14/2020 - 6:15pm EDT
Event ends: 
04/14/2020 - 8:00pm EDT


7:00NK Cell Disorders
Jordan Orange, MD, PhD


Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill
5 Blossom Street
Boston, MA 02114
United States

Course Director

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


Jordan Orange, MD, PhD
Reuben S. Carpentier Professor and Chairman,
Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University;
Pediatrician-in-Chief, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at New York Presbyterian

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.


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