2015 International Food Allergy Symposium On Demand

You can earn up to 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Cost: $185 $99 for College Members, $275 $139 for non-members.

The ACAAI International Food Allergy Symposium was held on Thursday, November 5, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. The symposium is a chance for world-renowned experts to discuss all aspects of food allergy diagnosis and treatment, and review case histories.


Release Date: 12/15/2015
Expiration Date: 12/14/2018


The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Nestle Nutrition Institute.

Learning Objectives

• Distinguish the various pathophysiologic and immunologic pathways that lead to food allergy
• Diagnose and manage the non-IgE mediated food allergies, as exemplified in FPIES and eosinophilic esophagitis
• Apply the knowledge of the latest mechanisms of anaphylaxis to the diagnosis and management of patients

• Identify and manage all forms of sea food allergy
• Utilize diagnostic techniques such as component testing and food challenges in the management of patients with food allergy
• Discuss updates on research and clinical diagnostic methods of eosinophilic esophagitis

• Utilize probiotics in the prevention and treatment of the atopic disorders where they have been shown to be effective
• Design balanced dietary interventions for the diagnosis and treatment of various food allergies

• Identify the risk factors for the development of food allergy that applies to their patient and design interventions to reduce the risk
• Inform their patients of the latest research endeavors on various methods of food allergy immunotherapy and the outcomes

Additional information

Kelly M. Maples, MD, FACAAI -- Speaker: Teva

Matthew Greenhawt, MD, MBA, MSc, FACAAI -- Consultant/Advisor: National Peanut Board; Supported/Contracted Research: National Center for Translational Sciences 

Carina Venter, PhD, RD -- Consultant/Advisor: Mead Johnson, Nestle; Speaker: Nutricia; Supported/Contracted Research: Thermo Fisher Scientific

A. Wesley Burks, MD, FACAAI -- Consultant/Advisor: Dynavax Technologies, Genentech, GLG Research, Intrexon, Perrigo, Perosphere,  Regeneron, SRA International, Sanofi, Stallergenes, Valeant 

Erika Jensen-Jarolim, MD -- Speaker: Allergy Therapeutics, Biomedical International R&D Vienna, AllergyCare Vienna, Meda, Roxall, Thermo Fisher Scientific


The following have no financial relationships to disclose:

Helen Hei-ling Chan, MD, FACAAI

Sami L. Bahna, MD, DrPH, FACAAI

Kari C. Nadeau, MD, PhD

Jonathan M. Spergel, MD, PhD, FACAAI

Peter Vadas, MD, PhD

Karen A. Freedle, MD, FACAAI

Mary C. Tobin, MD, FACAAI

Amal H. Assa'ad, MD, FACAAI

Alessandro Fiocchi, MD, FACAAI (SC)

Theresa A. Bingemann, MD, FACAAI

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 9.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Available Credit

  • 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 9.25 Attendance


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