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Office of Continuing Professional Development

Boston City Wide Allergy Immunology Rounds January 8, 2019

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Massachusetts General Hospital Allergy Associates

January 8, 2019
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill
5 Blossom Street
Boston, MA 02114


Boston City Wide Allergy Rounds is an annual lecture series. The primary component of the program is a series of didactic lectures delivered by renowned national or international experts on topics of major importance in the field of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Pulmonary Medicine, ENT or Dermatology. Allergy/Immunology is a rapidly evolving field requiring frequent updates of core knowledge. The Allergy seminars are designed to address knowledge (updated facts/information in a particular disease state), and competence (integrating newly acquired knowledge to manage allergic and immunologic disorders. This activity is designed to provide the learners the opportunity to listen to didactic lectures, which will impart knowledge, engage in Q&A with the faculty and participate in cased based presentations, which will help them develop strategies to use in practice. The interactive nature of the live session format will allow for improved competence and performance enhancement.

Target Audience

The target audience for this lecture series is open to all academic and community based Allergists, Pulmonologists, ENT specialists and Dermatologists, fellows in training as well as and registered nurses who work in the specialized fields of Medicine. It is targeted to the greater Boston and Eastern Massachusetts area.




7:00Revisiting the Role of Mast Cells in Asthma?
Joshua A. Boyce, MD

8:00 pmAdjourn

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Recognize that mast cells are involved in both allergic and nonallergic asthma
2. Distinguish divergent pathways for mast cell development and their relevance to asthma
3. Recognize the potential for mast cells as regulators of airway smooth muscle function


Aidan Long, MD - Course Director
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;
Director, Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program,
Clinical Director, Allergy Unit,Massachusetts General Hospital

Joshua A. Boyce, MD
Director, Inflammation & Allergic Diseases Research Section,
Director, Jeff and Penny Vinik Center for Allergic Disease Research,
Associate Physician in Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital;
Director, Pediatric Care, Partners Asthma Center,
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital


This activity is free of charge. Your registration is confirmed when the "Purchase" tab on the left has a green check mark.


For questions regarding this activity, please contact Karen Ferreira at 617-726-6495.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Partners Office of Continuing Professional Development atpartnersCPD@partners.orgor 857-282-2515.

Our Course Coordinator can assist you with any additional requests (i.e., physical assistance, dietary restrictions, etc). Please contact Karen Ferreira prior to the live event at 617-726-6495.

Provided by

Massachusetts General Hospital Allergy Associates and Partners HealthCare System.

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CME Information

Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extentof their participation in the activity.

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