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Study: Adults poor at identifying stinging insects Adults are poor at identifying stinging insects and their nests, except for the honeybee, according to a study in Annals of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. Men were more accurate than women in the picture-based survey, and subjects who had been stung by at least four insects were more [...]

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President’s Message

How’s Your Vision? A message from ACAAI President Michael Foggs, MD, FACAAI As allergists, we pride ourselves for taking a proactive approach to help our patients find the relief they’re seeking. Rather than simply treating symptoms on an individual basis, we initiate comprehensive treatment plans to ensure stellar end results for our patients. I’m here [...]

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Association News

Annual Meeting News Save on registration In case you missed Dr. Bobby Lanier’s column in last month’s issue of eNews, ACAAI wants you to save on Annual Meeting registration. New this year, the College is bringing even more value to those who register for the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta Nov. 6–10, with these [...]

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News and Views

ABAI moves to make allergy a Family Practice specialty You read it right. The American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI) together with the American Family Practice Board have jointly petitioned the ACGME to allow family physicians to enter allergy-immunology training along with pediatricians and internists, which will allow them to become board-certified allergists. ABAI [...]

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AMA Corner

Welcome to the AMA Corner managed and prepared by Alnoor A. Malick, MD, FACAAI, delegate to the AMA House of Delegates, to keep you abreast of important AMA news and developments impacting allergy-immunology. Negotiating an employment contract? Here’s what you need Nearly 42 percent of physicians are employed, according to a 2013 AMA study. If [...]

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Fellows-in-Training

Questions? Contact your national FIT representative. Board Review Corner Welcome to the Board Review Corner prepared by Drs. Monica Bhagat and Andrew Nickels, senior and junior representatives of ACAAI’s fellows-in-training (FITs) to the Board of Regents. The Board Review Corner is an opportunity to help hone your Board preparedness. To refer to a previous Board [...]

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