AllergyTalk Disparities in PIDD Miniseries Episode 1: Underdiagnosis of PIDD in Minority/Underserved Populations

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This episode will review the current evidence of underdiagnosis of PIDD in minority/underserved populations. 

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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Commercial Support
This podcast is supported by Pfizer.

Target Audience

Allergists and Immunologists

Learning Objectives

Recognize the biases that may contribute to underdiagnosis of PIDD in minority populations

Additional information
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/14/2022
Course expires: 
01/13/2025
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All identified conflicts of interest have been resolved.

Carla Davis, MD
Chief of Immunology, Allergy, and Retrovirology Section of the department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine at Texas Children's Hospital and the Janie and Sandra Queen Endowed Chair in Immunology and HIV/AIDS
Dr. Davis has been involved in the identification of health disparities in the field of allergy/immunology as formed research in primary immunodeficiencies in the past 20 years. 

Vivian Hernandez - Trujillo, MD
Director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology and Fellowship training program director for Allergy and Immunology, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL
Dr Hernandez-Trujillo has been involved in Hispanic outreach for over 20 years. Her basic laboratory experience involved studies of B cell immunodeficiency and agammaglobulinemia.  She has partnered with both the Immune Deficiency Foundation and the ACAAI, as well as media, to increase awareness of PIDD through programs in Spanish for HCPs and patients on PIDDs and, most recently, on COVID. Her current interests include healthcare disparities in Allergy and Immunology disease. 

Gerald Lee, MD is an allergist/immunologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Lee received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in 2003. He completed a combined internal medicine/pediatrics residency at Saint Vincent’s Catholic Medical Centers in New York, NY where he was also a pediatric chief resident. He completed his fellowship in allergy/immunology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in 2011. He is currently an associate professor of pediatrics and internal medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine where he is director of the medical school’s immunology thread and director of the allergy/immunology fellowship. He is an assistant editor for Allergy Watch and co-hosts the ACAAI AllergyTalk podcast. 

 

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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.25 Attendance
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