Social media and the allergy practice

Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

June 2016 Vol. 116, Issue 6, p484–490

Overall Purpose:
Participants will be able to demonstrate increased knowledge of the clinical treatment of allergy/asthma/immunology and how new information can be applied to their own practices.

Accreditation: 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.

Designation: The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Committee Members:

Ves Dimov, MD (Author)

Alexei Gonzalez-Estrada, MD (Author)

Frank Eidelman, MD (Author)

Jonathan A. Bernstein, MD (CME Subcommittee)

Guha Krishnaswamy, MD (CME Subcommittee)

Mitchell H. Grayson, MD (CME Series Editor, Deputy Editor)

Gailen D. Marshall, Jr, MD, PhD (Editor-in-Chief)

Target Audience

Physicians involved in providing patient care in the field of allergy/asthma/immunology

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the most common social media tools utilized to promote the practice of allergy and immunology
  • Enhance knowledge and prevent breach of patient confidentiality with social media tools 
Additional information

M.H. Grayson has received research grants from Children’s Research Institute/Medical College of Wisconsin, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Polyphor. G.D. Marshall has received research grants from Amgen, AstraZeneca, and National Institutes of Health (NIH). G. Krishnaswamy received research grant from CSL Behring. J.J. Oppenheimer has been a consultant/advisor for GlaxoSmithKline, Meda, Mylan, and Teva; has received research grants from AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech, InterMune, Novartis, and Sunovion. J.A. Bernstein, V. Dimov, F. Eidelman, A. Gonzalez-Estrada have nothing to disclose. Reviewers and Education/Editorial staff have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. No unapproved/investigative use of a product/device is discussed.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
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Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
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