Below is a sample schedule for weekly conferences:
|8:00am||Internal Medicine Grand Rounds|
|9:00am||Allergy Grand Rounds||Pediatric Grand Rounds|
|10:00am||Case Conference or Journal Club|
|11:00am||Core Curriculum or Immunodeficiency lecture|
|1pm||Translational Immunology conference-1st Friday of month|
|4:15pm||Immunology Research Conference|
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.
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.
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. A sample schedule can be viewed here.
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. A sample schedule can be viewed here.
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.
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 2020 is virtual due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and is devoted towards learning about SARS-CoV-2. You can view the agenda here.