How to be an Advocate for Allergists
This webinar will address how allergists can impact issues important to the future of allergy by advocating at the local, state and federal level. Topics will include:
- Getting to know your local, state and federal representatives
- Know the issue(s)
- Tips for meeting with elected officials
Stephen Imbeau, MD, FACAAI has been practicing for more than 30 years and is in private practice in Florence, South Carolina. He served as a delegate to the AMA for the allergy specialty and is vice chair of the Advocacy Council of ACAAI and chair of the Council’s Subcommittee on Alternative Payment Models. He is past chair of the Southeastern Delegation to the AMA and past president of the South Carolina Medical Association. He has been a member of the Practicing Physicians Advisory Council of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Washington, D.C. and president of the Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
John Seyerle, MD, FACAAI works in private practice in Cincinnati, Ohio. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Advocacy Council of the ACAAI. Dr. Seyerle has served on the Board of Directors of the Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the College’s Board of Regents. He regularly participates in the Advocacy Council’s Annual Strike Force to Washington, DC to lobby Congressional leaders on issues important to allergy.