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The Brigham Board Review in Allergy & Immunology

Presented by: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Provided by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC

This unique self-study program was specifically designed to meet the continuing education needs of allergists and immunologists and is now available on multimedia formats to fit your schedule and preparation preference.


 
CREDITS Earn up to 27.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CE RELEASE December 1, 2014
CE EXPIRE December 1, 2017
ONLINE PRICE $1,095
(You will be redirected to Oakstone.com)
 

Description


The goal of The Brigham Board Review in Allergy & Immunology aims to improve overall knowledge & clinical competence-based practice gaps in Allergy/Immunologic Diseases (linked and/or derived from ABIM certification/recertification requirements). Relevant topics in ‘board review/case-based practice formats’ via multi-media access for distance learning is provided with this activity. Learners will apply the knowledge and strategies gained through participation in this activity to the Board exam and daily practice.
 
 

Intended Audience


Anticipated audience consists of fellows/trainees and practicing allergists/immunologists and other professional affiliates (internists with an interest in Allergy/Immunology) who are preparing to take ABAI Board Review or Recertification Examinations or who seek CME in attempt to improve patient care. 
 
 

Topics & Speakers


Images in Allergy - Do you know the diagnosis?
Mariana Castells, MD

T Cell Activation and T Helper Subsets
I-Cheng Ho, MD

B Cells and Antibody Formation
Shiv Pillai, MD

Antigen Presentation
Kai Wucherpfennig, MD

Innate T Cells and Innate Lymphoid Cells
Patrick J. Brennan, MD

Mucosal Immunity and the Microbiome
Duane Wesemann, MD

Dendritic Cells
Nora Barrett, MD

Chemokines
Andrew Luster, MD

Complement and Cryoproteins
Mandakolathur Murali, MD

Diagnosis and Management of Asthma
Christopher H. Fanta, MD

Asthma Pathobiology and Cases
Nora A. Barrett, MD

Rhinitis and Sinusitis
Daniel Hamilos, MD

Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease
Katherine Cahill, MD

Mast Cell Biology
Michael F. Gurish, PhD

Eosinophils-Biology and Hypereosinophilia
Peter F. Weller, MD

Immunobiology of IgE Antibodies
Hans C. Oettgen, MD, PhD

Basophils
Caroline L. Sokol, MD, PhD

Neutrophil Biology and Disorders of Neutrophil Function
Peter Newburger, MD

T Cell Immunodeficiencies
Francisco Bonilla, MD

Primary Humoral Immunodeficiencies
Rima Rachid, MD

Autoimmunity in Common Variable Immunodeficiency
and other Primary Immunodeficiencies
Jolan Walter, MD, PhD

Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Therapy
Sung-Yun Pai, MD

Treatment of Childhood Asthma
T. Bernard Kinane, MD

Food Allergy
Jessica Savage, MD, MHS

Aeroallergens
Laura Fanning, MD

Ocular Allergies
C. Stephen Foster, MD

Anaphylaxis
Mariana Castells, MD, PhD

Allergen Immunotherapy
David Hong, MD

Hereditary Angioedema
Aleena Banerji, MD

Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Activation Syndromes
Cem Akin, MD, PhD

Medication Therapy of Asthma and Allergic Diseases
John J. Costa, MD

Eosinophilic GI Disorders
Wayne G. Shreffler, MD

Atopic Dermatitis
Janet S. Chou, MD

Urticaria
Karen Hsu Blatman, MD

In Vivo and In Vitro Testing for Hypersensitivity
Morris F. Ling, MD

Drug Allergy Classification and Evaluation
Ana Dioun Broyles, MD

What is the Rash?
Arash Mostaghimi, MD

Allergy to β-Lactam Antibiotics
Paige G. Wickner, MD

Drug Hypersensitivity
Sarita U. Patil, MD

Drug Desensitizations
Mariana C. Castells, MD, PhD

Leukocyte-Endothelial Adhesive
Interactions and Recruitment
Francis Luscinskas, PhD

Inhibitory Receptors of the Immune System
Howard Katz, PhD

Dendritic Cells
Nir Hacohen, PhD

Hymenoptera Venom Allergy
Laura Fanning, MD


 
 

Faculty


Course Directors
 

Mariana C. Castells, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Training Program
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Course Director
The Brigham Board Review
Distance Learning Series

Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA
Associate Dean for Global and Continuing Education
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Office of Postgraduate Medical Education
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Faculty
 

Cem Akin, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Aleena Banerji, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Nora A. Barrett, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Karen Hsu Blatman, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Francisco Bonilla, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Division of Allergy & Immunology
Department of Medicine
Boston Children's Hospital

Ana Dioun Broyles, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Boston Children’s Hospital

Patrick J. Brennan, MD
Instructor In Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Katherine N. Cahill, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Janet S. Chou, MD
Instructor in Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Boston Children's Hospital

John J. Costa MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Laura B. Fanning, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Christopher H. Fanta, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

C. Stephen Foster, MD, FACS, FACR
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School
Founder and President
Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery
Institution (MERSI)

Michael F. Gurish, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Nir Hacohen, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Daniel L. Hamilos, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

I-Cheng Ho, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

David Hong, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Howard R. Katz, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

T. Bernard Kinane, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Department of Pediatrics
Massachusetts General Hospital

Morris F. Ling, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Francis W. Luscinskas, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Department of Pathology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Andrew D. Luster, MD, PhD
Persis, Cyrus and Marlow B. Harrison
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Arash Mostaghimi, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Department of Dermatology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Mandakolathur R. Murali, MD, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Peter E. Newburger, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Cancer Biology
Vice Chair for Research, Pediatrics and
Ali and John Pierce Chair in
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
University of Massachusetts
Medical School
Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
UMass Memorial
Children’s Medical Center

Hans C. Oettgen, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatric Immunology
Harvard Medical School
Division of Immunology Research
Department of Medicine
Boston Children's Hospital

Sung-Yun Pai, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Combined Department of Pediatric
Hematology-Oncology
Boston Children’s Hospital

Sarita U. Patil, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Shiv S. Pillai, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Center for Cancer Research
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Rima A. Rachid, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Division of Allergy & Immunology
Department of Medicine
Boston Children's Hospital

Jessica Savage, MD, MHS
Instructor In Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Wayne G. Shreffler, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Department of Pediatrics
Massachusetts General Hospital

Caroline L. Sokol, MD, PhD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jolan E. Walter, PhD, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Department of Pediatrics
Massachusetts General Hospital

Peter F. Weller, MD
William Bosworth Castle Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Allergy and Inflammation Division and Infectious Diseases Division
Department of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Duane Wesemann, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Paige G. Wickner, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Kai W. Wucherpfennig, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital


 
 

Learning Objectives


Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Integrate and demonstrate increased overall knowledge of allergy/immunologic diseases
  • Identify and improve knowledge and clinical competence-based practice gaps in allergy/immunology
  • Correlate pathophysiology and pathobiologic principles with clinical presentations
  • Describe optimal therapeutic strategies and their risks and benefits
  • Apply the knowledge and strategies gained through participation in this activity to the Board exam and daily practice

 
 

Accreditation


Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
 

Designation


Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 27.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent  of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: December 1, 2014
Date Credits Expire: December 1, 2017

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.