2016 ACAAI Virtual Annual Meeting Archive

November 13, 2016

Join the San Francisco
Meeting Virtually!

Two days of outstanding education for only $249 for College members ($349 for non-members)
and claim up to 14.5 CME credits and 8.5 MOC credits


Event starts 11/12/16 8:30am PST

Event ends 11/13/16 6:00pm PST 


Even if you can’t travel to San Francisco this year, you can “attend” the plenary and symposia on Saturday and Sunday using your PC or mobile device.

And you can claim up to 14.5 CME and 8.5 MOC credits for your participation.

See a brief clip of what last year's virtual meeting was like.

When the event nears, this page will be updated with instructions on how to join the Virtual Meeting via Adobe Connect. The link and instructions will also be emailed to you at that time.

The virtual meeting will include:

  • Access to all the presentation slides from the virtual annual meeting
  • Live broadcast of the speakers and their slides from the Saturday (11/12) and Sunday (11/13) plenary and symposia sessions (see session listing below)
  • The ability to submit questions to be included during session Q&A
  • The ability to discuss topics with your fellow virtual participants
  • Access to the recordings of the sessions after the Annual Meeting concludes
  • This is a "live" webcast. CME credit will be claimed based on particpation in the live webcast.

Virtual Annual Meeting Sessions:

  • Keynote Session: Preserving the Essence of Practicing Allergy (Saturday, 8:30-10:30am Pacific)
  • Plenary Session: Life and Diet for Infants After LEAP (MOC) (Saturday, 11:00am-12:30pm Pacific)
  • The Great Raft Debate: The Best Treatment for Food Allergy Is…​ (Saturday, 1:30-3:00pm Pacific)
  • Integrative Medicine in Allergy Practice: Evidence-based Complementary Modalities (MOC) (Saturday, 3:30-5:30pm Pacific)
  • Practical Advice for the Diagnosis/Management of Drug Allergy (MOC) (Sunday, 8:30-10:00am Pacific)
  • Bela Schick Lecture: "MOC”k-e-y Mouse - Is MOC Really “Mickey Mouse” for the Allergist?  (Sunday, 10:30-11:00am Pacific)
  • Meeting the Needs of Distinctive Patient Populations: Pregnancy, the Underserved and Adolescents (MOC) (Sunday, 11:00am-12:30pm Pacific)
  • What to Do When Asthma Does Not Respond to Step 3 Treatment (MOC) (Sunday, 1:30-3:30pm Pacific)
  • Immunoglobulin Replacement for the Allergist: Update on Guidelines (Sunday, 4:00-6:00pm Pacific)


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 live activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Merck and Teva Respiratory.

Target Audience

  • All practicing allergists/immunologists
  • Fellows in allergy/immunology training programs
  • Primary care physicians who care for allergy patients
  • Allied health professionals in the field of allergy and immunology

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify major advances in key areas of cutting edge research in immunologic mechanisms and allergic responses, including anaphylaxis and pathophysiology of the upper airways, lungs, eyes, skin and gastrointestinal tract
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic processes linking molecular and cellular biology and genetics with allergic pathophysiology and immunodeficiency
  • Translate emerging clinical science principles to clinical practice in patients with allergic and immunologic diseases
  • Evaluate and implement state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for treating patients with allergic and immunologic diseases
  • Explain the impact of environmental exposures and external influences on patients with allergic disorders
  • Recognize emerging trends in the prevalence of allergic and immunologic disorders and discuss their impact on public health
  • Evaluate the impact of new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies on health care costs and outcomes
  • Discuss processes, tools and technologies for the efficient allergy and immunology practice

Additional information


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 14.50 Attendance
  • 8.50 MOC
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/13/2016 - 8:30am CST
Event ends: 
11/13/2016 - 6:00pm CST
Virtual Meeting
San Francisco, CA
United States

Available Credit

  • 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 14.50 Attendance
  • 8.50 MOC


Please login or create an account to take this course.


System Requirements to Attend:

  • On a Windows or Macintosh PC:
    • Web browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, Firefox, etc.)
    • Speakers or headphones for audio
    • Internet connection
  • On an iOS or Android Mobile Device:
    • The Adobe Connect app (available from iTunes App Store or Google Play)
    • Internet connection