EPC Demo Course

Palm Beach, FL US
September 21, 2023 to September 24, 2023

The purpose of the Eastern Pulmonary Conference (EPC) is to plan and organize CME meetings on clinical topics in Pulmonary Medicine.  EPC blends the interactivity characteristic of small regional conferences together with the cutting edge science characteristic of large national meetings.  The educational goal is to share clinically relevant information which improves the diagnostic accuracy and the effectiveness of treatments with practitioners who treat pulmonary diseases. Physicians, PA's, and NP's are invited to attend.

Jointly provided by The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) and the Eastern Pulmonary Conference (EPC) 

Individual registration - $495, +$150 for an adult guest, +$75 for a child guest

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.

The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) is a provider, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17239, for 15.5contact hours. 

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, EPC requests that any participant in need of accommodations submit a written request to EPC well in advance.  Please contact Ginny Loiselle at 401-223-1309 or GinnyLoiselle@easternpulmonaryconference.org. 

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician's associates/assistants, and Nurse Practioners

Additional information


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 15.50 Attendance
  • 15.50 CBRN
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/21/2023 - 9:00am CDT
Event ends: 
09/24/2023 - 10:00am CDT

Thursday, June 1

3:00 – 3:45 Product Theater

3:45 – 4:05 Updates from the 2023 anaphylaxis practice parameter

     David Lang, MD

4:05– 4:15 Q & A

4:15 – 5:25 PBL: A 26-year-old woman with repeated episodes of anaphylaxis

     Ray Davis, MD, Don Bukstein, MD,        
     Russell Settipane, MD, Leonard Bacharier, MD,

     Sally Bailey, MD

5:25 – 5:40 PBL wrap up

     Mariana Castells, MD

5:40 – 6:15 Diagnose and differentiate mast cell disorders

     Mariana Castells, MD

6:15 – 6:30  Q & A


Friday, June 2

7:45 – 8:15 Peanut allergy update

     Panida Sriaroon, MD

8:15 – 8:45 Treatment approaches for non-Th2 asthma

     Mario Castro, MD

8:45 – 8:55 Q & A

8:55 – 10:15 PBL: An 8-year-old boy with frequent ED visits for asthma

     Ray Davis, MD, Don Bukstein, MD, Russell Settipane, MD,

     Leonard Bacharier, MD, Dana Wallace, MD

10:15 – 11:00  Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30 Biomarkers and biologics in the management of pediatric severe asthma

     Leonard Bacharier, MD

11:30 – 12:00 The role of viral infections in asthma exacerbations

     Mario Castro, MD

12:00 – 12:15 Q & A

1:15 – 1:45 Integrative medicine and allergy immunology

     Maeve O’Connor, MD

1:45 – 2:30 Biologics and JAK inhibitor Jeopardy Challenge (in allergic diseases)

     David Lang, MD 

2:30 – 3:00 The PANDAS/PANS disorders: Is it time for more Allergist-Immunologist to get involved?

     Joseph Bellanti, MD

3:00 – 3:15 Q & A


Saturday, June 3

7:45 – 8:15 Chronic cough update

     Dana Wallace, MD

8:15 – 8:45 The role of allergy in EoE

     Scott Commins, MD

8:45 – 8:55 Q & A

8:55 – 10:15 PBL: A 35-year-old man with recurrent pneumonia

     Ray Davis, MD, Don Bukstein, MD, Russell Settipane, MD,

     Dana Wallace, MD, Maeve O’Connor, MD

10:15 – 11:00  Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:25 Best test options for the evaluation of suspected primary immunodeficiency

     Lisa Forbes Satter, MD

11:25 – 11:50 Non-infectious complications of CVID

     Manish Butte, MD

11:50 – 12:15 An allergist guide to using genetic testing the diagnosis and management of immunodeficiency

     Lisa Forbes Satter, MD

12:15 – 12:30 Q & A

1:25 – 1:55 Advances in the identification of patients with immunodeficiency

     Manish Butte, MD

1:55 – 2:25 Update on angioedema with normal labs

     Mark Riedl, MD

2:25 – 2:45 Q & A


Sunday, June 4

8:15 – 8:45 Immunotherapy with fungal extracts

     Hal Nelson, MD

8:45 – 9:15 Alpha-Gal syndrome

     Scott Commins, MD

9:15 – 9:45 Expanding and diversifying your allergy immunology practice

     Melinda Rathkopf, MD

9:45 – 10:00 Q & A

The Breakers - Palm Beach
1 S County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480
United States
+1 (877) 797-1393

Hotel Reservations

Please click to book your hotel room: 



Conference registrants will be able to book a room once they have received a code from the conference administrator



Each company will have a designated number of registrations available based on level of sponsorship.

    Diamond Corporate Sponsorship       5

    Platinum Corporate Sponsorship       3

    Gold Corporate Sponsorship               2

    Silver Corporate Sponsorship              2

    Exhibits                                                    1

If your company has reached its maximum number of registrations, we will add your name to the 

registration wait list.



Please choose from one of the below overflow hotels 

(Breakers room block is not available for exhibitors.)

Overflow Hotels:

THE BEN: WEST PALM BEACH: Please click HERE to reserve a room- Rates starting at $385.00 per night.

THE BRAZILIAN COURT:  Call 561-655-7740 for reservations - Mention "Eastern Allergy Conference", rates start at 

$360.00 per night

THE COLONY: Palm Beach, Florida: Please click HERE to reserve a room - Rates starting at 

$399.00 per night.

2023 Hotel Information ~ The Breakers*

 Deluxe Room: $ 340.00
300 square feet, one king bed, marble bathroom, resort view, maximum 2 guests

Deluxe Partial Ocean-view $ 375.00
300 square feet, one king bed, marble bathroom, partial ocean view, maximum 2 guests

Premium Room:  $ 445.00
400 square feet, one king or two double beds, marble bathroom, resort view

Ocean-front room: $ 570.00
460 square feet, one king or two double beds, marble bathroom, ocean view with balcony

Classic suite: $ 590.00
500 square feet, king size bed, separate living areas, marble bathroom, resort view

Deluxe suite: $ 825.00
600 square feet, king size bed, separate living areas, marble bathroom with whirlpool, resort view

For assistance with rooms, airfare, car rentals and airport transfers, contact: 

Suburban Travel and Tours



Christy or Betty Lou

* The following policies are applicable to room reservations at the Breakers:

 Hotel room reservation link will be available once you have completed your registration

  • 1-night room deposit (excluding taxes) is required at time of reservation.
  • 10-day cancellation policy.  If a reservation is cancelled within 10 days of arrival, the full deposit will be forfeited (non-refundable).  
  • If a reservation is reduced in length of the stay within the cancellation period, a penalty fee applies.
  • All reservations require a valid credit card and picture identification at time of check in.

David Lang, MD
Ray Davis, MD   
Russell Settipane, MD
Sally Bailey, MD
Mariana Castells, MD
Panida Sriaroon, MD
Mario Castro, MD
Don Bukstein, MD
Leonard Bacharier, MD
Dana Wallace, MD
Maeve O’Connor, MD
Joseph Bellanti, MD
Scott Commins, MD
Lisa Forbes Satter, MD
Manish Butte, MD
Mark Riedl, MD
Hal Nelson, MD
Melinda Rathkopf, MD

Available Credit

  • 15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 15.50 Attendance
  • 15.50 CBRN


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