31st year of the Eastern Allergy Conference

May 31-June 3, 2018 The Breakers ~ Palm Beach ~ Florida

EAC Meeting Program

 

2018 Program to be available soon

2017 Program 

Jointly Provided by: the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)
and the Eastern Allergy Conference (EAC) 

Accreditation

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 the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and the Eastern Allergy Conference.  The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is supported by educational grants from commercial interests. Complete information will be provided to participants prior to the activity.



In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, EAC requests that any participant in need of accommodations submit a written request to EAC well in advance.  Please contact Ginny Loiselle at 401-223-1309 or 
GinnyLoiselle@easternallergyconference.org.

 

 

 

 

PROGRAM:

Thursday, June 1

4:15 – 4:45      Food allergy update

                                    Edwin Kim, MD

4:45 – 4:50      Panel Discussion: Q & A

4:50 – 5:20      Epigenetics and allergy practice: Why I should know about it?

                                    Joseph Bellanti, MD

5:20 – 5:30      Panel Discussion: Q & A

5:30 – 6:15      Pro/Con Debate: Is oral peanut desensitization ready for mainstream use in                          clinical practice?

                                    Richard Wasserman, MD  PRO

                                    Edwin Kim, MD  CON

6:15 – 6:30      Panel Discussion: Q & A

6:30 - 7:15       Product Theater (Not for CME)

Friday, June 2

7:00 - 7:45       Product Theater (Not for CME)

7:45 – 8:15      Update on venom immunotherapy

                                    David Golden, MD

8:15 – 8:45      Hot issues in allergy immunotherapy

                                    Hal Nelson, MD

8:45 – 9:00      Panel Discussion: Q & A

9:00 – 10:00    PBL:  26-year-old female with recurrent episodes of swelling

                                    Ray Davis, MD, Don Bukstein, MD, Russell Settipane, MD,
J. Allen Meadows, MD and Richard Wasserman, MD

10:00 – 10:45  Coffee Break - Visit Exhibits and Posters

10:45 – 11:15  HAE: Burden of illness, pathogensis and laboratory testing

                                    Bruce Zuraw, MD

11:15 – 11:45  HAE: Update on acute and prophylactic therapy

                                    William Lumry, MD

11:45 – 12:00  Panel Discussion: Q & A

12:00 – 12:45  Product Theater (Not for CME)

12:45 – 1:15    Challenges in the diagnosis and management in urticaria

                                    Allen Kaplan, MD

1:15 – 1:45      Skin barrier and its role in atopic dermatitis

                                    Lisa Beck, MD

1:45 – 2:15      Primary immunodefiency disease: Epidemiology and burden of disease

                                    Jennifer Leiding, MD

2:15 – 2:30      Panel Discussion: Q & A

Saturday, June 3

7:00 - 7:45       Product Theater (Not for CME)

7:45 – 8:15      Choosing laboratory testing “wisely” in allergy and immunology

                                    Hal Nelson, MD

8:15 – 8:20      Panel Discussion: Q & A

8:20 – 9:30      PBL:  29-year-old with worsening asthma and rash

                                     Ray Davis, MD, Don Bukstein, MD, Russell Settipane, MD,
J. Allen Meadows, MD and Richard Wasserman, MD
                     
9:30 – 10:00    Disparities in asthma care in US

                                    LeRoy Graham, MD

10:00 – 10:45  Coffee Break - Visit Exhibts and Posters

10:45 – 11:10  Pathophysiology of severe asthma

                                    Monica Kraft, MD 

11:10 – 11:35  Unmet need in severe asthma

                                    Bradley Chipps, MD

11:35 – 12:00  Severe asthma therapeutic update

                                    Monica Kraft, MD

12:00 – 12:15  Panel Discussion: Q & A

12:15 – 1:00    Product Theater (Not for CME)

1:00 – 1:30      Severe atopic dermatitis therapeutic update

                                    Lisa Beck, MD

1:30 – 2:00      Pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis

                                    Joseph Bellanti, MD

2:00 – 2:10      Panel Discussion: Q & A

2:10 – 2:40      The burden of nonadherence in asthma: A role for share decision making?

                                    Don Bukstein, MD

2:40 – 2:45      Panel Discussion: Q & A

Sunday, June 4

7:00 - 7:45       Product Theater (Not for CME)

7:45 – 8:15      COPD phenotypes

                                    Sidney Braman, MD

8:15 – 8:20      Panel Discussion: Q & A

8:20 – 8:45      The dilemma of allergy to food additives 

                                    Sami Bahna, MD

8:45 – 8:50      Panel Discussion: Q & A

8:50 – 9:20      Strategies to improve patient outcomes in the era of MACRA, MIPS and                                APMs.

                                    J. Allen Meadows, MD

9:20 – 9:25      Panel Discussion: Q & A

9:25 – 9:55      Management of adverse reactions to biologic agents  

                                    Mariana Castells, MD

9:55 – 10:00    Panel Discussion: Q & A


 

 

 

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