On Demand 2017 Saturday General Sessions

This collection covers general sessions from Saturday's program. This includes plenaries, symposia, and workshops. The sessions listed below are included in this package:

  • The College: Celebrating 75 Years of Excellence
  • Demystifying Early Introduction of Food to Prevent Food Allergy
  • Emerging Concepts in Chronic Cough
  • Sleep-disordered Breathing in Patients With Allergy and Asthma

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 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Target Audience

Medical professionals who treat patients with allergic and/or immunological conditions:

  • Practicing allergist/immunologists
  • Allergy/immunology Fellows-in-Training
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurses and advanced practice nurses
  • Allied health professionals
  • Primary care physicians
  • Other medical professionals

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the historical presence of ACAAI in allergy practice.
  • Describe the current presence and mission of ACAAI.
  • Discuss the future role of ACAAI in A/I practice and patient care.
  • Review the dietary and health benefits associated with early peanut introduction.
  • Discuss the approach to facilitate and set up office-based implementation of early peanut introduction.
  • Review strategies to partner with primary care providers to enhance referrals of high-risk children for early peanut introduction.
  • Discuss new concepts in cause of patients with chronic cough.
  • List new therapies in development for chronic cough.
  • Discuss new concepts of cough receptors in humans.
  • Explain the association of AR and upper airway disease with SDB.
  • Describe the association of asthma with SDB.
  • Discuss the role of the allergist in patients with SDB.


Additional information

As required by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and in accordance with the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (College) policy, the College must identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals responsible for the development, management, presentation, or evaluation of content for a CME activity. Financial disclosures are reviewed in advance, to ensure any potential conflicts of interest are resolved. Disclosure in no way implies that the information presented is biased or of lesser quality; it is incumbent upon course participants to be aware of these factors in interpreting the program contents and evaluating recommendations. Specific disclosure information for the 2017 Annual Meeting is conveniently located online at college.acaai.org/disclosures. There is a link to this information in the Annual Meeting app under Disclosures.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Attendance
  • 3.25 MOC
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
  • Stephen A. Tilles, MD, FACAAI
  • Bradley E. Chipps, MD, FACAAI
  • Mrs. Charlotte Meadows
  • Bradley E. Chipps, MD, FACAAI
  • Bobby Q. Lanier, MD, FACAAI
  • Gailen D. Marshall, MD, PhD, FACAAI
  • Susan Rudd Bailey, MD, FACAAI
  • Matthew Greenhawt, MD, MSc, MBA, FACAAI
  • David R. Stukus, MD, FACAAI
  • Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH
  • Stephen I. Wasserman, MD, FACAAI
  • Theodore M. Freeman, MD, FACAAI
  • Neal Jain, MD, FACAAI
  • Stephen P. Peters, MD, PhD
  • Mike Tankersley, MD
  • Todd A. Mahr, MD, FACAAI
  • Samuel L. Friedlander, MD
  • Timothy J. Craig, DO, FACAAI
  • James E. Mojica, MD

Available Credit

  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Attendance
  • 3.25 MOC
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