The College’s 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting brought together more than 2,300 health care providers face-to-face in Louisville or through our Livestream program.
The meeting began with the International Food Allergy Symposium, a full day dedicated to food allergy with a focus on epidemiology and diagnostics, including risk stratification, fatalities, and improved diagnostic methods. The educational opportunities kept going strong on each day of the meeting. Participants had their pick of sessions on topics ranging from anaphylaxis, atopic dermatitis, biologics, coding, EOE, OIT and more.
During the Annual Business Meeting on Sunday, award recipients were recognized and the proposed nominating slate was approved. Kathleen R. May, MD, FACAAI was installed as ACAAI president; Gailen D. Marshall, Jr., MD, PhD, FACAAI was elected president-elect; James M. Tracy, DO, FACAAI was elected vice president; and Cherie Y. Zachary, MD, FACAAI was elected treasurer. Drs. Jeremy S. Katcher, Travis A. Miller and Meagan W. Shepherd were elected to the Board of Regents. In addition, Dr. Vihn Nguyen was elected by Fellows-in-Training as the Junior FIT representative. Dr. Brent Griffin, last year’s Junior FIT representative, becomes the Senior FIT representative.
Plenaries featured a distinguished lineup of experts who addressed allergy/immunology issues.
- Aikaterini Anagnostou, MD, FACAAI, PhD delivered the 2022 Luisa Businco lecture “Common Oral Immunotherapy Challenges in Your Allergy Clinic” at Thursday’s plenary during the International Food Allergy Symposium.
- Presidential Plenary speakers Hugh A. Sampson, MD, FACAAI, Jonathan M. Spergel, MD, PhD, FACAAI and Robert A. Wood, MD, FACAAI explored advances in diagnosis and management of food allergies.
- Thomas B. Casale, MD, FACAAI presented the 2022 Edward J. O’Connell Memorial lecture at Sunday’s plenary. His lecture was titled “What Does the Landscape of Therapeutics Look Like in Allergy Practices?”
- Cherie Zachary, MD, FACAAI presented the 2022 Bela Schick lecture at Monday’s plenary titled “Implicit Bias: It Is Not Always What You See.”
Workshops provided a full spectrum of instruction and hands-on techniques in patch testing, punch versus shave biopsy, performing a rhinolaryngologic exam, SQ immunoglobulin infusion and anaphylaxis.
All Annual Meeting registrants, whether they attended in person or participated via Livestream, will have access to our On Demand program at no charge for general meeting sessions. The On Demand program will provide viewers with the ability to view and obtain credit for more than 60 hours of presentations. On Demand content will be available in the next few weeks.
The College is looking forward to next year’s meeting, Nov. 9 – 13, 2023 in Anaheim, CA.