Asthma patients are at risk for more severe reactions and less likely to reach full desensitization during milk oral immunotherapy, according to a study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Change is never easy. As physicians, we are faced with change from all sides. As I have mentioned in prior communications, never in the history of modern medicine have there been so many transformational changes in healthcare. To help you deal with these changes, I would recommend reading a small book entitled, Who Moved My [...]
The power of an association is built on the strength of its membership. The College’s membership is exceptional. You exhibit your strength, passion and commitment to great medicine through your service to College committees and councils. For this reason, ACAAI is dedicated to optimizing the way its governing body is organized and functions, to provide [...]
That’s the message from the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). It sounds like they’ve been getting pretty good crisis management public relations advice and decided to bite the bullet. It’s sort of a Kardashian approach that works in Hollywood, but not for serious issues, such as international relations or MOC.
Recently, the American Board of Internal Medicine announced changes in its current Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program and will delay for two years some of its MOC requirements. The ABIM is a very large and complex organization with more than a dozen large subspecialties embedded within its purview. The challenges posed by such a complex [...]
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.
February 2015 Review Questions: Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 8th Edition by Abul K. Abbas, MBBS, Andrew H. H. Lichtman, MD, PhD and Shiv Pillai, MBBS, PhD Chapter 1 (pages 1-12), “Properties and Overview of Immune Responses” – prepared by Andrew Nickels, MD, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education Chapter 2 (pages 1322), “Cells and Tissues of the [...]