(PDF) 24th Annual Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Update · Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Immunology and the Office of Continuing Medical Education. Thursday, July 19, - DOKUMEN.TIPS (2023)

  • Sponsored by Albany Medical Colleges Department of Medicine,Division of Allergy and Immunology and the Office of ContinuingMedical Education.

    Thursday, July 19, 2018 Saratoga Springs City Center (Attachedto The Saratoga Hilton) 522 Broadway Saratoga Springs, New York

    Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Update

    24th Annual

  • 24th Annual Summer Allergy Conference - Thursday, July 19,2018Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs,NY

    Please type or print clearly and register one person per form.This form may be photocopied.

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    Method of Registration:Fax: (518) 262-5679 This is a secure fax.Fax registrations accepted with credit card payment only. Faxregistrations without credit card payment cannot be accepted.

    Mail: Return This Form With Payment To:Albany MedicalCollegeOffice of Continuing Medical EducationSummer AllergyConference47 New Scotland Avenue, MC-1, J408 Albany, NY 12208

    I will attend the Thursday evening Hall of Springs buffetdinner.

    Number of adults ($45 per adult) Number of children ($25 perchild, 10 and under)

    Tuition By July 6, 2018 After July 6, 2018Physicians $215$265Residents* & Allied Health Professionals $165 $200Full TimeAMC and Stratton VA Staff $105 $165

    Amount Due: Tuition: Hall of Springs Dinner: Total:

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  • About the ConferenceWelcome to the 24th Annual Allergy, Asthmaand Immunology conference! This year, we have assembled as usual, ateam of outstanding local and guest faculty to discuss allergic andnon-allergic Esophago-Gastro-Intestinal inflammation. Topics to bediscussed include clinical manifestations of food allergies inchildren and adults, immunological mechanisms underlyinggastrointestinal allergic and non-allergic inflammation, diagnosticand treatment modalities of food allergies and non-allergicinflammatory disease of the GI tract. Covered topics will include:Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Eosinophilic Gastroenteropathy, CeliacDisease, FPIES, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, unusual and unprovendiagnostic and treatment of purported food allergies. Those topicshave been selected based on knowledge gap assessment, feedback thatwe received from last years conference as well as the availabilityand interest of our faculty and respective speakers. The conferencewill kick off with the traditional review of the previous yearsallergy/immunology literature that will cover all the major themesof the field. Finally, the one-hour session: Ask the Professorswill provide ample opportunity to the attendees to discuss contentof the conference as well as appropriate clinical problemsencountered in their clinical practice.

    Who Should AttendThis conference will be of interest toallergists, internists, gastroenterologists, primary carephysicians, family practitioners, physician assistants, nursepractitioners and residents. Nurses and allied healthpractitioners, medicine, pediatric and family practice residentsare welcome to attend.

    ObjectivesAt the conclusion of this activity, participants willbe able to: Diagnose food allergy in children and adults Properlydiagnose eosinophilic esophagitis, eosinophilic gastroenteropathy,celiac disease and FPIES Identify the different immunologicalmechanisms underlying allergic and non-allergic inflammation of theesophagus, stomach, small and large bowel Identify availablediagnostic testing modalities for food allergy Identify treatmentmodalities for food allergy including food immunotherapy Identifyunusual and unproven methods to diagnose purported foodallergies

    AccreditationPhysician: Albany Medical College is accredited bythe Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The AlbanyMedical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.50AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only thecredit commensurate with the extent of their participation in theactivity.

    Physician Assistant: AAPA accepts Category I credit fromAOACCME, prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s) from organizations accredited by ACCME.

    Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education: The American Academy ofNurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) acceptscertificates of participation for educational activities certifiedfor AMA PRA Category 1 Credits from organizations accredited by theACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP forfurther guidelines.

    American Osteopathic Association (AOA for Doctors of OsteopathicMedicine/D.O.): CME programs which are sponsored by an ACCMEaccredited provider for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit; approved by theAmerican Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), or approved by aninternationally known sponsor acceptable to the Council onContinuing Medical Education (CCME) are eligible for Category 2credit through the AOA. To obtain the Category 2 credit, pleasee-mail, fax or mail certificates of attendance to the AOADepartment of Client and Member Services.

    Endorsed By: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology(AAAAI)

    Registration MethodsRegistration for this conference can be doneby sending the attached registration form via: fax (518) 262-5679,USPS mailed to the address at the bottom of the registration formor online at: AMC.edu; Education & Training; Continuing MedicalEducation; Upcoming Events: Register Here orhttps://webadvisor.amc.edu/WALIVE/WALIVE?TOKENIDX=3895784203&SS=2&APP=ST&CONSTITUENCY=WBCE.

    Tuition By July 6, 2018 After July 6, 2018Physicians $215$265Residents* & Allied Health Professionals $165 $200Full TimeAMC and Stratton VA Staff $105 $165

    On site registration: Add $50 to the above statedfees.*Residents must include a letter of residency verificationfrom their program director with the registration form.Tuitionincludes admission to the conference, access to the ONLINE coursesyllabus, breakfast, lunch and breaks.

    Refunds are possible if registration cancellation is received inwriting by July 13, 2018. After that date, NO refunds areavailable.

  • ConfirmationConfirmation notices will be e-mailed to allregistrants. E-mail addresses are required on the registrationform. If you do not receive an e-mail confirmation notice prior tothe event, call Albany Medical Colleges Office of ContinuingMedical Education at (518) 262-5828 to verify that yourregistration has been received.

    Online SyllabusIn an effort to be environmentally conscious,printed lecture material will not be available at the conference.The syllabus will be available online just prior to and after theconference. In order to receive access to the syllabus material,you must provide your e-mail address on the registration form. Youwill receive access information via e-mail to access the website.If you do not receive access information please call the AlbanyMedical Colleges Office of Continuing Medical Education at (518)262-5828.

    Optional Activity The Hall of Springs - Faculty Dinner: Joinfriends and colleagues for a faculty dinner at the elegant andhistorical Hall of Springs, located adjacent to the SPACAmphitheater. Sit back and enjoy the architecture of what is knownas one of the most beautiful buildings in America or stroll alongthe breathtakingly beautiful grounds. Feast on a wide assortment ofhot and cold items. Wine will be served at each table. This eventwill begin after the conference on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 6:00pm. The cost is $45 for adults and $25 for children 10 and under.You may register for this event on the conference registrationform.

    AttireThe attire for AMC educational sponsored events isbusiness casual or appropriate clinical attire. Since everyone hasa different comfort level, we suggest that you dress in layers orbring a sweater or light jacket.

    Special NeedsIf you have disabilities or dietary restrictionswhich need special arrangements, please contact Albany MedicalColleges Office of Continuing Medical Education at (518) 262-5828by July 6, 2018 to discuss your needs.

    AcknowledgementWe gratefully acknowledge and express our sincereappreciation to all those who generously support this educationalopportunity. A complete list of contributors will be provided atthe conference.

    Other InformationIf you have questions regarding thisconference, please contact Jacqueline Hawkins at Albany MedicalColleges Office of Continuing Medical Education by phone (518)262-5828, fax (518) 262-5679 or e-mail at [emailprotected] You canalso visit us on the web at www.amc.edu click on Education &Training, Continuing Medical Education, Events and Programs.

    Room LocationThis years lectures will take place in SaratogaCity Center which is attached to Saratoga Hilton as you stand onBroadway facing the Hilton, City Center is on the right on thecorner of Ellsworth Jones Place & Broadway. FREE parking islocated in a lot behind City Center on the corner of EllsworthJones Place & Maple Ave. There is an Entrance to City Center onthe corner of Ellsworth Jones Place & Maple Ave.

    Questions For The FacultyIf you would like to have a specificquestion addressed by the faculty, please print them on a separatepiece of paper and mail it along with your registration form. Thefaculty will do their best to respond to your questions either intheir talks or in the special segmentAsk the Professors.

    EmergenciesFor emergency calls during the conference, pleasecall Saratoga City Center directly at (518) 584-0027. Or you cancall Albany Medical Colleges Office of Continuing Medical Educationat (518) 262-5828.

    Accommodation InformationThe Saratoga Hilton Saratoga Springs,NY 534 Broadway at City Center, Saratoga Springs, New York, 12866(888) 866-3596 (518) 584-4000 www.thesaratogahotel.comA block ofovernight rooms has been reserved for the evenings of Wednesday,July 18, 2018 and Thursday, July 19, 2018. The block of reservedrooms will be held until Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Reservationsoutside of this block will be handled on a space available basisonly and regular season rates will apply. The special conferencerate is $189 per room, per night, single or double occupancy anddoes not include taxes or fees. Check-in time is 3:00 pm; check-outis 11:00 am. To make your reservation, please call (888) 866-3596and request the group rate for Albany Medical College/AllergyConference 2018. Please note: Because this is Saratogas busiesttime of year it is strongly recommended that reservations be madewell prior to the cutoff date.

    FREE ParkingFree Parking is located in a lot behind City Centeron the corner of Ellsworth Jones Place and Maple Ave. There is anentrance into City Center on the corner of Ellsworth Jones Placeand Maple Ave.

    DirectionsUse 522 Broadway Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 forGPS directions.Directions For Parking: Go to end of Ellsworth JonesPlace (formerly Grove Street) and turn left on Maple Ave. Parkinglot entrance is immediately on right.

  • Course Director

    Jocelyn Celestin, MD, FAAAAIProfessor of Medicine andPediatricsChief, Division of Allergy and ImmunologyDirector,Training Program in Allergy & ImmunologyAlbany Medical College,Albany, NY

    Guest Faculty

    Dennis Ledford, MD, FAAAAIProfessor of Medicine andPediatricsDivision of Allergy and ImmunologyDepartment ofMedicineUniversity of South Florida, Tampa, FL

    Princess Ogbogu, MD, FAAAAIAssociate Professor ofMedicineDivision of Allergy and ImmunologyDepartment ofMedicineOhio State University, Columbus, OH


    Daniel Rosloff, MDFellow Division of Allergy andImmunologyDepartment of Medicine

    Albany Medical College Faculty

    M. Asghar Pasha, MD, FAAAAIAssociate Professor of Medicine andPediatricsDivision of Allergy and ImmunologyDepartment ofMedicine

    Thomas B. Edwards, MD, FAAAAIClinical Associate Professor ofMedicineDivision of Allergy and ImmunologyDepartment ofMedicine

    Britta Sundquist, MDAssistant Professor of Medicine andPediatrics Division of Allergy and ImmunologyDepartment ofMedicine

    Gargi Patel, MDFellow, Allergy and Immunology Division ofAllergy and ImmunologyDepartment of Medicine

    Welcome Remarks

    Richard Blinkhorn, MD, FACPRichard T. Beebe Professor andChairmanDepartment of Medicine

    7:20 - 7:50 am Registration, Continental Breakfast &Exhibits

    7:50 - 8:00 Welcome and Administration of Pre-Conference TestRichard Blinkhorn, MD, FACP

    8:00 - 8:50 Allergy and Immunology Literature Review 2017-2018Jocelyn Celestin, MD, FAAAAI

    8:50 - 9:40 IgE-Mediated Food Allergies in Children and AdultsM. Asghar Pasha, MD, FAAAAI

    9:40 - 10:30 Facts and Fictions in Food Allergies ThomasEdwards, MD, FAAAAI

    10:30 - 10:40 Break & Exhibits

    10:40 - 11:30 Eosinophilic Mediated Inflammation Of TheDigestive Tract Princess Ogbogu, MD, FAAAAI

    11:30 - 12:20 pm Testing for Food Allergies Gargi Patel, MD

    12:20 - 1:00 Lunch

    1:00 - 1:50 T Cell-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases Of TheDigestive Tract Britta Sundquist, MD, FAAAAI

    1:50 - 2:40 Treatment Modalities Of Allergic Diseases Of TheDigestive Tract Dennis Ledford MD, FAAAAI

    2:40 - 3:30 Ask The Professors: Questions & Answers SessionDrs. Celestin, Pasha, Edwards, Sundquist, Patel, Ogbogu and LedfordModerator: Daniel Rosloff, MD

    3:30 - 3:35 Closing Remarks and Administration ofPost-Conference Test Jocelyn Celestin, MD, FAAAAI

    6:00 - 8:00 Dinner at the Hall of Springs

    Agenda - Thursday, July 19, 2018

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