AAAAI Podcast: Conversations from the World of Allergy

By The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)

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The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) podcast series will use different formats to interview thought leaders from the world of allergy and immunology. This podcast is not intended to provide any individual medical advice to our listeners. We do hope that our conversations provide evidence-based information. Any questions pertaining to one\'s own health should always be discussed with their personal physician. The AAAAI Find an Allergist is a useful tool to locate a listing of board-certified allergists in your area.

Episode Date
2022 Drug Allergy Practice Parameters: What’s New and Different
3428
Current AAAAI President and drug allergy expert David A. Khan, MD, FAAAAI, breaks down the new drug allergy practice parameters. Listen now to hear important insight into new recommendations for diagnosis, testing, management and more.
     
Sep 28, 2022
Recap of the 2022 AAAAI Practice Management Workshop
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Did you miss out on all the great sessions at this year’s AAAAI Practice Management Workshop? Have no fear – Priya J. Bansal, MD, FAAAAI, recaps highlights from the meeting and discusses ways to access the content.
     
Sep 20, 2022
Navigating the Expanding Spectrum of Biologics
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William C. Anderson III, MD, FAAAAI, discusses currently available biologics approved for treatment of various allergic conditions. Listen now to hear his expert perspective on indications for use, identifying the optimal patient and best practices for use in clinical practice.
     
Jul 14, 2022
Hives 101: Helping Patients Scratch Their Itch
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Urticaria expert Sarbjit (Romi) Saini, MD, FAAAAI, discusses current evidence-based approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of hives. Listen now to learn not only what to do, but what not to do when it comes to hives.
     
Jun 28, 2022
A New AI in Allergy and Immunology
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Paneez Khoury, MD, MHSc, FAAAAI, discusses a fascinating new work group report that details how augmented intelligence (AI) can enhance the specialty of allergy and immunology.
     
Jun 16, 2022
2022 Practice Management Workshop
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Vivian Hernandez-Trujillo, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the Practice Management Workshop taking place July 22-24, 2022 in Washington, DC. Listen now to learn more about the practical and informative educational sessions and networking opportunities that will take place at this event. (June 8, 2022)
     
Jun 08, 2022
Food Allergy Conversations We Didn't Have 5 Years Ago
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Food allergy expert Doug Mack, MD, discusses the evolving evidence surrounding food allergy management. This is a great episode for both medical professionals and the general public to learn more about risk from various scenarios, avoidance measures, and ways to help people with food allergy safely and confidently navigate the world.
     
May 11, 2022
Serving the Underserved: A Real World Asthma Study With Promising Applications
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Asthma expert Elliot Israel, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the PREPARE trial, the results of which were recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine and presented at the 2022 AAAAI Annual Meeting. This conversation weaves in important dialogue surrounding asthma disparities, as well as details of this landmark study.
     
May 04, 2022
The Mysteries of Mastocytosis
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Melody Carter, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the diagnosis, prognosis and management of pediatric and adult mastocytosis. This is an informative discussion for medical professionals and the general public.
     
Apr 21, 2022
Exciting Advances in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis
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Dermatology expert Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, discusses new treatment options and offers insight to help guide decision making for both patients and clinicians. This is a must listen for staying up to date with all of the recent advances.
     
Apr 05, 2022
The Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters
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This episode discusses the allergy practice parameters and how clinicians can utilize these resources. Joint Task Force Co-Chairs David Golden, MD, FAAAAI, and Marcus Shaker, MD, MS, FAAAAI, offer their perspective and insight regarding evidence-based medicine and translation into clinical practice.
     
Mar 24, 2022
Tezepelumab: A New Frontier for Asthma Treatment
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Roxana Siles, MD, FAAAAI, discusses this newly approved biologic that targets thymic stromal lymphopoietin for the treatment of severe asthma. This discussion walks through all the details regarding how best to utilize biologic therapy in asthma management.
     
Feb 23, 2022
Update on the 2022 AAAAI Annual Meeting
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AAAAI Annual Meeting Program Committee Chair, Leonard B. Bacharier, MD, FAAAAI, discusses plans for the upcoming in-person Annual Meeting, February 25-28 in Phoenix, AZ. This update discusses important safety protocols, virtual options for attendees, and insights into all the great programming planned for the meeting. A must listen for all those planning to attend!
     
Feb 04, 2022
Omicron: What We Know, What We Don't Know, and What We Need to Know
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Infectious disease expert Andrew Nowalk, MD, PhD, discusses important information surrounding the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron. Listen now to learn more about COVID-19 mutations, transmission and how this latest variant may or may not impact the pandemic.
     
Dec 21, 2021
A Presidential Perspective
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AAAAI President Giselle S. Mosnaim, MD, MS, FAAAAI, discusses her path towards leadership, current presidential initiatives, and an update on the 2022 Annual Meeting.
     
Dec 16, 2021
Update on COVID-19 Vaccines
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John Kelso, MD, FAAAAI, returns to recap all we’ve learned during the past year regarding the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines, including updates regarding booster doses and recent approval for children 5-11 years of age.
     
Nov 18, 2021
Staying Current with Primary Immunodeficiency
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Nicholas L. Rider, DO, FAAAAI, discusses the new AAAAI course designed to help clinicians better recognize and diagnose primary immunodeficiency. This free online course offers Part IV MOC and continuing education credit.
     
Nov 08, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy
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Jennifer Namazy, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the accumulating evidence surrounding the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy. This timely and informative discussion is important for healthcare professionals, patients and the general public.
     
Oct 29, 2021
Introducing JACI: Global – A New Open Access Journal From the AAAAI
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David B. Peden, MD, MS, FAAAAI, is the new Editor-in-Chief for The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: Global (JACI: Global), a new Gold Open Access journal from the AAAAI that is launching in February 2022. Dr. Peden discusses the ins and outs of JACI: Global and how it will impact the specialty of allergy / immunology.
     
Oct 05, 2021
Emotional Well-Being During COVID-19
3272
     
Sep 24, 2021
Penicillin Allergy: Often Suspected, Rarely Confirmed
3575
     
Sep 14, 2021
COVID-19 Update with Dr. Peter Hotez
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World-renowned vaccine and infectious disease expert Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, DSc (hon), FASTMH, FAAP, joins us to discuss the latest information surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. This important update discusses the Delta variant, full FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine, third vaccine doses, the return to school, and much more.
     
Aug 27, 2021
Preparing for the New School Year with Allergies and Asthma
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Pediatric allergist and food allergy expert Brian Vickery, MD, FAAAAI, joins us to discuss the Delta variant, safety of sending kids back to school and asthma/allergy management in the school setting. This is a timely episode for all parents, school personnel, clinicians and the general public!
     
Aug 24, 2021
NIH Study on the Safety of Receiving a Second Dose of a COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine in Those Who Had an Allergic Reaction to the First Dose
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Pamela Guerrerio, MD, PhD, is the principal investigator for a newly launched research study conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She discusses the research questions being addressed as well as details surrounding inclusion/exclusion criteria and participant involvement.
     
Aug 19, 2021
Combatting Medical Misinformation
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Special guest Jen Gunter MD, FRCS(C), FACOG, DABPM, ABPMR, joins the podcast to offer great advice for spotting and avoiding health-related misinformation online. We all need to be savvy with our online searches and use of social media, and healthcare professionals need to learn how and where patients are receiving their information.
     
Aug 11, 2021
Rhinitis Practice Parameter Update
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Lead author Mark S. Dykewicz, MD, FAAAAI, walks us through all the details surrounding the recently updated rhinitis parameters. This CME episode is a master class in the diagnosis and treatment of this common condition. Helpful for all medical professionals and patients as well.
     
Jul 27, 2021
Healthcare 2021: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
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Susan R. Bailey, MD, FAAAAI, the Immediate Past President of the American Medical Association, joins us for our 50th episode to discuss a variety of topics pertinent to healthcare providers, patients and the general public. Dr. Bailey offers valuable perspective and information throughout this timely conversation.
     
Jul 13, 2021
Getting Involved Within the AAAAI
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Rebecca Scherzer, MD, FAAAAI, and Caroline S. Horner, MD, FAAAAI, discuss AAAAI committees and interest sections, as well as ways for members to get more involved. All of us will be inspired to get involved after listening to these two passionate physician educators.
     
Jun 28, 2021
Developing Future Leaders in Allergy/Immunology
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Sujani Kakumanu, MD, FAAAAI, and Julie Wang, MD, FAAAAI, join us to discuss the AAAAI Leadership Institute. They offer their personal insights surrounding leadership in general, as well as a detailed discussion of the AAAAI’s own cultivated program.
     
Jun 18, 2021
New NIH Study on Allergic Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines
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Lisa Wheatley, MD, MPH, and N. Franklin Adkinson, Jr., MD, FAAAAI, join us to discuss details surrounding a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) study investigating potential causes of rare allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines.
     
May 03, 2021
A Practical Approach to Drug Allergy
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Aleena Banerji, MD, FAAAAI, joins us to discuss the diagnosis and management of drug allergy. Listen to this CME episode to hear one of the world’s leading drug allergy experts offer pearls of wisdom and actionable approaches that anyone can put into place when evaluating suspected drug allergy.
     
Apr 28, 2021
Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy
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Media guru, national advocate and community allergist Juanita Mora, MD, discusses the origins of vaccine hesitancy among patients from various backgrounds, and offers practical tips for addressing these complex issues with individual patients and on a broader scale.
     
Mar 24, 2021
A (Virtual) Fireside Chat with AAAAI President Mary Beth Fasano
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In this engaging conversation, AAAAI President Mary Beth Fasano, MD, MSPH, FAAAAI, offers insight on a variety of topics ranging from the impact of COVID-19 on medicine, the future of medical education, and advice for listeners choosing a career path in allergy/immunology. There is something for everyone in this perfect lead-in to the 2021 AAAAI Virtual Annual Meeting.
     
Feb 22, 2021
2021 AAAAI Virtual Annual Meeting Preview
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Leonard B. Bacharier, MD, FAAAAI, Chair of the Annual Meeting Program Committee, discusses the exciting sessions and virtual format for this year's meeting, taking place February 26-March 1, 2021. Listen now to help plan your weekend...and beyond!
     
Jan 26, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccines
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John Kelso, MD, FAAAAI, addresses common questions, concerns and misconceptions surrounding the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. From efficacy to allergy, this broad ranging discussion covers all the important information you need to know.
     
Dec 22, 2020
2020 NHLBI Asthma Guidelines: What's New & Different
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In this CME episode intended for allergists and other healthcare professionals, Michelle M. Cloutier, MD, Chair of the Expert Panel Working Group of the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Coordinating Committee that is coordinated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), discusses important aspects of the NHLBI’s newly released 2020 asthma guidelines during this in-depth and comprehensive interview. Listen now to learn more about what the guidelines do and do not address, as well as important perspective about how to put these recommendations into practice.
     
Dec 02, 2020
Advocacy: Tangible Impacts from Coordinated Efforts
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Paul V. Williams, MD, FAAAAI, Chair of the AAAAI Advocacy Committee, provides an update and insight into important efforts underway to help support patients and physicians. Caution: Listeners may be motivated to get involved!
     
Nov 19, 2020
Leveling the Playing Field for Women in Medicine
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COVID-19 has exposed long standing inequities that women in medicine face regarding promotion, research, and all aspects of their careers. Kimberly G. Blumenthal, MD, MSc, FAAAAI, provides insight and potential solutions during this honest, important conversation.
     
Nov 11, 2020
Asthma Disparities
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In this CME episode, Tamara T. Perry, MD, FAAAAI, discusses aspects of asthma prevalence, management, and prognosis—and how each are impacted by factors such as race and socioeconomic status. Listen now for an in-depth discussion of timely and important topics.
     
Oct 28, 2020
Impact of Disparities on Food Allergy
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In this CME episode, Carla M. Davis, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the influence of race, gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic factors on various aspects of food allergy. This wide ranging conversation discusses multiple important areas, including how disparities impact prevalence, morbidity, quality of life, and access to services.
     
Oct 19, 2020
School Attendance, Asthma and COVID-19
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With so many important aspects pertaining to a return to in-person learning, issues specific to asthma management inside the school setting are more important than ever. In this episode Robert Lemanske, Jr., MD, FAAAAI, and Liz Clark, MSN, RN, NCSN, FNASN, discuss recommendations for parents, schools, and healthcare professionals to consider this autumn.
     
Sep 21, 2020
Seasonal Allergies, COVID-19, and the Common Cold: A Trifecta of Autumn Overlap
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Anne Ellis, MD, FRCPC, FAAAAI, offers excellent tips on how to tell the difference between three different causes of similar symptoms this autumn. Listen to this episode to learn practical advice on how to differentiate symptoms from seasonal allergies, the common cold, and COVID-19.
     
Sep 11, 2020
Management of Food Allergy in Schools During COVID-19
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The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced many new challenges into all of our lives, an impact magnified for children with food allergy who may be heading back to school. In this Hot Topics episode, food allergy expert Matthew J. Greenhawt, MD, MBA, MSc, FAAAAI, offers important information, tips and perspective for families and schools to consider in an effort to provide a safe environment for anyone with food allergies.
     
Aug 20, 2020
Anaphylaxis Update: What's New in the 2020 Practice Parameter
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In this CME episode, Marcus Shaker, MD, MS, FAAAAI, discusses the recently published anaphylaxis practice parameter. Listen now to learn about updates to the parameter and important discussion points surrounding biphasic anaphylaxis and use of steroids or antihistamines in the management of anaphylaxis. This is practical, thorough, and extremely useful for anyone who cares for patients at risk for anaphylaxis—and patients themselves.
     
Aug 12, 2020
Understanding COVID-19: A Deep Dive Into Risk Factors, Treatment, and Next Steps
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Expert guest Brian Lipworth, MD, offers tremendous insight into the pathophysiology, treatment and current understanding of various aspects related to COVID-19. Why do some patients have more severe disease and what is actually happening inside their body? Do people with asthma and allergies need to worry or are they actually protected? Learn the answers to these questions and more by listening to this engaging and informative discussion.
     
Jul 24, 2020
2020 AAAAI Practice Management Workshop
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Priya J. Bansal, MD, FAAAAI, who is Chair of the Practice Management Workshop Planning Committee as well as Chair of the Practice Management Committee, discusses exciting details about this year's Practice Management Workshop agenda, including the virtual format, new topics related to COVID-19, and the benefits for allergists and their staff.
     
Jun 15, 2020
Clinician Wellness, Burnout, and Finding the Right Work-Life Balance
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In this CME episode, Giselle S. Mosnaim, MD, MS, FAAAAI, discusses the factors associated with high rates of burnout for medical professionals. Listen in to learn great information and helpful tips to maintain wellness, which is especially pertinent during COVID-19.
     
May 19, 2020
Impact of COVID-19 on Allergists and Their Patients
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The Chair of the AAAAI COVID-19 Response Task Force, Paul V. Williams, MD, FAAAAI, joins us to discuss how the pandemic has impacted the way allergy practices are caring for patients and important thoughts about how to resume operations.
     
May 07, 2020
Using Telemedicine to Provide Care for Allergic Conditions
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Telemedicine expert Jennifer Shih, MD, discusses practical elements of performing virtual visits. This conversation is filled with amazing tips for both patients and clinicians - a must listen for telemedicine novices or experienced users.
     
Apr 15, 2020
How to Manage a Pollen Tsunami in the Midst of a Global Pandemic
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Listen to expert Anne Ellis, MD, FRCPC, FAAAAI, discuss management of spring pollen allergies and how this intersects with the current COVID-19 pandemic. This Hot Topics episode has tips for patients, allergists and all medical professionals.
     
Apr 07, 2020
Latest Update on COVID-19: What Physicians and Patients Need to Know
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Two global health experts, Daniel Lucey, MD, MPH, and George Anesi, MD, MSCE, MBE, discuss the most up to date information regarding COVID-19. Listen now to learn about preparedness and how this pandemic can specifically impact patients with asthma, allergies and immune deficiency.
     
Mar 17, 2020
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update: What Healthcare Professionals and Patients Need to Know
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In this Hot Topics episode, virus expert Mitchell H. Grayson, MD, FAAAAI, discusses important information surrounding COVID-19, including how this can specifically impact patients with allergic conditions and asthma. A must listen for healthcare professionals and patients alike!
     
Mar 03, 2020
Oral Food Challenges
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In this CME episode, J. Andrew Bird, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the recently published updated work group report on oral food challenges. Listen now to learn all about important updates surrounding the benefits of oral food challenges, psychosocial considerations for patients, and other practical aspects to consider for the day of the challenge.
     
Feb 24, 2020
Palforzia: The First FDA Approved Treatment for Peanut Allergy
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Listen to this Hot Topics episode to hear food allergy expert J. Andrew Bird, MD, FAAAAI, discuss all of the important aspects to consider surrounding Palforzia, including risks, benefits, protocols and expected outcomes from treatment.
     
Feb 06, 2020
Planning for the 2020 AAAAI Annual Meeting
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David Chaplin, MD, PhD, FAAAAI, Chair of the AAAAI Annual Meeting Program Committee, gives an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the planning process and discusses exciting can't miss sessions coming up at the 2020 meeting.
     
Jan 23, 2020
Demystifying Anaphylaxis
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In this CME episode, expert Jay A. Lieberman, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the diagnosis and management of anaphylaxis, a topic that generates a lot of confusion among both medical professionals and patients. While physicians can claim CME credit after listening, this conversation is suitable for all backgrounds and areas of interest, especially anyone with food, drug or venom allergies.
     
Jan 13, 2020
AAAAI Presidential Initiatives
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Listen to this personal and informative episode featuring current AAAAI President David M. Lang, MD, FAAAAI, as he discusses telemedicine, evidence-based medicine, and the importance of quality in healthcare. Dr. Lang also offers a behind-the-scenes look at his career, interests, and what it's like to spend a year as the President.
     
Dec 16, 2019
Winter Skin Care
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This patient-centered episode discusses a hot topic that affects many of us: dry, irritated skin during the cold winter months. Priya J. Bansal, MD, FAAAAI, offers a treasure trove of skin care tips to help anyone, including those with eczema, learn how to prevent their skin from becoming dry, cracked, or irritated this winter.
     
Dec 10, 2019
JACI: The Story Behind the Allergy Journal with the Highest Impact Factor
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In this "Ask the Expert" episode, Zuhair Ballas, MD, FAAAAI, Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI), discusses how JACI has evolved to meet the interests of allergists, immunologists and the medical community.
     
Nov 13, 2019
Peanut Oral Immunotherapy
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In this CME episode, food allergy expert Julie Wang, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the hot topic of immunotherapy for peanut allergies. This episode covers information that will be useful for medical professionals and families alike. Listen now to learn more about the exciting research surrounding peanut immunotherapy, as well as important points to consider regarding risks, benefits, adverse effects, and expected outcomes. Visit https://www.aaaai.org/professional-education-and-training/podcasts for CME information.
     
Oct 21, 2019
Challenges with Asthma Management During Pregnancy
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In this CME episode, Michael Schatz, MD, MS, FAAAAI, discusses the complicated issues surrounding how asthma can impact pregnancy. Listen now to learn all about medication safety, asthma monitoring and important research pertaining to pregnant women. Visit https://www.aaaai.org/professional-education-and-training/podcasts for CME information.
     
Oct 02, 2019
The Health Impacts of E-Cigs and Vaping
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In this CME episode, Michelle Hernandez, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the hot topic of e-cigarettes and vaping. Listen now to learn more about these devices, who is using them, how they're being marketed, and the risks associated with use. Visit https://www.aaaai.org/professional-education-and-training/podcasts for CME information.
     
Sep 18, 2019
Autumn Asthma Exacerbations
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In this episode targeted towards patients, the general public and healthcare professionals of all types, Elizabeth Matsui, MD, MHS, FAAAAI, discusses asthma attacks, triggers and management. This is a must listen episode for anyone who has asthma!
     
Sep 18, 2019
Children with Recurrent Infections: What's Normal and When to Worry
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In this CME episode, Vivian Hernandez-Trujillo, MD, FAAAAI, gives a primer on evaluating children who seem to be sick more than the average child. Spoiler alert: Before even thinking about testing, a detailed clinical history, comorbid conditions and environmental factors, and a wide ranging differential diagnosis must all be considered. Testing, especially which types of tests to consider, is covered in detail as well. Visit https://www.aaaai.org/professional-education-and-training/podcasts for CME information.
     
Aug 28, 2019
Insights into Peer Review and JACI: In Practice
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Michael Schatz, MD, MS, FAAAAI, the Editor-in-Chief for The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice joins us for a special Ask the Expert episode. Tune in to hear a rare behind-the-scenes look at how one of the leading allergy journals operates, as well as an interesting discussion surrounding peer review and open access. If you've ever written, reviewed, or read an article in a peer-reviewed journal, this episode is for you.
     
Aug 20, 2019
Using Biologics to Treat Asthma
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In this CME episode, Thomas B. Casale, MD, FAAAAI, offers a comprehensive yet practical overview of the various biologic agents available to treat patients with asthma. If you have questions about how to choose the right patient or the right biologic, you'll want to listen! Visit https://www.aaaai.org/professional-education-and-training/podcasts for CME information.
     
Jul 23, 2019
Marijuana, Asthma and Allergies: A Changing Landscape
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In this CME episode, expert William Silvers, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the evolving trends of marijuana use and its derivatives. From terminology to legalization and review of the evidence, this episode offers great insight into understanding how recreational and medicinal marijuana can impact those with asthma and allergies, as well as the increasing prevalence of allergic reactions to marijuana products. Visit https://www.aaaai.org/professional-education-and-training/podcasts for CME information.
     
Jul 10, 2019
USP Chapter 797 Standards for Allergen Immunotherapy
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Do you have questions surrounding the new USP Chapter 797 standards and how this impacts the way allergists prepare immunotherapy injections? Andrew W. Murphy, MD, FAAAAI, breaks it all down in this episode and provides background, details about Chapter 797, and tips for implementation.
     
Jun 19, 2019
The Evolving Realm of Mobile Health Technology
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In this CME accredited episode, Sunit Jariwala, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the rapidly evolving field of mobile health. Among thousands of available applications, how can patients and medical providers know which to choose, which to trust, and how to optimize use? Listen to this episode to hear insight into the risks, benefits, and adverse effects of mobile health technology for allergic conditions and asthma.
     
Jun 11, 2019
Getting Ready for Summer with Food Allergies
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Do you have questions about traveling with food allergies, attending summer camp, or dining at restaurants? Renowned food allergy expert Scott Sicherer, MD, FAAAAI, joins us in this patient centered-episode to discuss these issues and more. Tune in for some great tips!
     
May 15, 2019
All About Food Allergies: From Diagnosis to Treatment
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Listen to food allergy expert David M. Fleischer, MD, FAAAAI, answer common questions pertaining to food allergy diagnosis, reactions, management, and exciting research regarding treatment options. This episode covers many important areas of discussion and is ideal for patients, medical providers and anyone who is interested in learning more about food allergies.
     
Apr 16, 2019
Ask the Researcher: Delabeling Penicillin Allergy Through Oral Challenges
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Elina Jerschow, MD, FAAAAI, joins the podcast to discuss her latest research study. By giving amoxicillin to patients with a history of reported mild reactions to penicillin, Dr. Jerschow demonstrated that 97% of patients could safely receive penicillin again. This is a useful episode for allergists, primary care providers and anyone with their own suspected penicillin allergy.
     
Mar 25, 2019
Penicillin Allergies: Over-diagnosed and Under-addressed
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Are you among the 10% of the population who report having a penicillin allergy? This patient centered episode discusses why 90% of those who report a penicillin allergy are not truly allergic. Listen to expert Kimberly G. Blumenthal, MD, MSc, FAAAAI, discuss the complicated reasons why penicillin allergies are over-reported and the many ways in which this can be addressed. This information packed episode is useful for patients, the general public and medical professionals.
     
Feb 11, 2019
Navigating the Holiday Season with Asthma and Allergies
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Travel, exposure to winter triggers, and inconsistent use of medications can all cause asthma and allergy symptoms to flare around the holidays. In this patient-centered podcast, Mitchell H. Grayson, MD, FAAAAI, provides useful information and practical tips to make sure everyone's holiday season is filled with fun instead of sniffles.
     
Dec 10, 2018
Risks and Benefits of Primatene Mist
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James T. Li, MD, PhD, FAAAAI, Discusses the Risks and Benefits of Primatene Mist in this special Hot Topics episode, AAAAI Past President James T. Li, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the new Food and Drug Administration approval of over-the-counter Primatene Mist for treatment of mild, intermittent asthma. If you have asthma or questions about asthma medications, you won't want to miss this informative episode. Listen to hear Dr. Li discuss the issues surrounding why Primatene Mist was removed from the market, why it is now back and important information surrounding asthma management.
     
Nov 15, 2018
Reflections on the Shifting Paradigm Surrounding Food Allergy Diagnosis and Management with AAAAI President Robert Wood, MD, FAAAAI
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In this inaugural episode, AAAAI President Robert A. Wood, MD, FAAAAI, discusses important aspects of food allergy diagnosis and management. He reviews important research breakthroughs over the past decade as well as areas of unmet needs. In discussing his presidential initiatives, Dr. Wood offers practical tips that allergists can immediately implement into practice.
     
Oct 24, 2018