Below is a sample schedule for weekly conferences:

DayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8amInternal Medicine Grand Rounds
9amAllergy Grand RoundsPediatric Grand Rounds
10amCase Conference or Journal Club
11amCore Curriculum or Immunodeficiency lecture
1pmTranslational Immunology conference – 1st Friday of month
4:15pm

Core Curriculum

Each fellows and faculty review an important topic in Allergy and Immunology. Textbooks covered each year are from Abbas/Janeway, Rich’s Clinical Immunology, and Middleton’s.

Journal Club

Fellows will present a journal article on a topic in Allergy and Immunology and is held with faculty and fellows on select Thursday mornings each month.

Immunology Conference

Case presentation and didactic lectures in clinical pediatric immunology are discussed with faculty and fellows the second and fourth Thursday of the month.

Pediatric Allergy Grand Rounds

Weekly CME conference covering clinical allergy and immunology with a focus on the pediatric population is given by faculty or fellows.

Adult Allergy Grand Rounds

Weekly CME conference covering basic and clinical Allergy and Immunology with a focus on the adult population that is given by faculty or fellows. The division also has 4 evening grand rounds where private allergists in the community are invited to attend and is great way to network with area allergists.

Pediatric Translational Immunology Conference

Multi-subspecialty conference held the first Friday of the month with interesting case presentations and discussion involving immunology.

Allergy 101

During the month of July, fellows are given lectures in allergic rhinitis, asthma, drug allergy, food allergy, immunodeficiency, urticaria, angioedema, mastocytosis, contact dermatitis, venom allergy, immunotherapy, and PFTs. Fellows are able to practice rhinoscopy, skin testing, pulmonary function testing, and drug mixing.

Allergy 102

During February, fellows are given lectures in immunotherapy, allergic contact dermatitis, drug allergy, and statistics. Fellows are able to practice PFTs, rhinoscopy, patch testing, and mixing immunotherapy.

CME Course- Clinical Allergy for the Practicing Physician

Fellows are invited to attend this yearly CME course put on by the faculty held at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown St. Louis. Topics cover a variety of diseases in Allergy and Immunology. Nationally known physicians are invited for a guest lecturer. In the evening, attendees are welcomed to attend a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game. The CME course for 2021 is virtual due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.