Didactic & Research Conferences
The program has a variety of excellent clinical and research oriented scientists. Our Allergy/Immunology training program also includes a number of teaching conferences and frequently these conferences involve invited guest speakers. The scheduled conferences include:
- Allergy/Immunology Clinical Conference - Tuesdays, 7-8 AM
Attendees include all Allergy/Immunology faculty members, fellows, rotating medical students and residents, as well as other physicians who are interested in allergy/immunology. In this conference inpatient consults are discussed, procedure day cases (oral food, drug or vaccine challenges) are reviewed. This is followed by a presentation, including journal club, difficult cases given by fellows, faculty members, rotating residents or medical students.
- Abbas (Basic Immunology review) and Board Review Course (Allergy and Immunology)- Tuesdays 8:30 AM to 10 AM
Chapters from the Abbas Abul, Lichtman Andrew, Pillai Shiv. Cellular and Molecular Immunology 8th Edition; are discussed alternating weeks with a 60-minute video from the AAAAI/ACAAI Online Board Review Course. Both activities are followed by practice questions to prepare for the ABAI board exam. The program director, associate program director and/or other faculty members precept these activities, answer any questions and highlight the most relevant content from the material in preparation for the boards.
- Allergy/Immunology Teleconference Lecture - Wednesdays, 7-8 AM
This conference is a joint conference between the Internal Medicine and Pediatric Allergy/Immunology Divisions, and consists of allergy and clinical immunology topics prepared by the faculty and fellows. Guest lecturers are invited to speak on topics related to allergy and immunology.
- Basic Research Conference - Thursday, 7-8 AM., Three times per month
This is a joint conference between the Internal Medicine and Pediatric Allergy/Immunology Divisions and is attended by the fellows, faculty, researchers and staff from the laboratory. Basic laboratory and research techniques, research projects and other topics are reviewed during this time.
- USF Pediatric Grand Rounds - Thursdays, 8-9 AM
This conference is held weekly and teleconferenced from Tampa General Hospital.
- JHACH Pediatric Grand Rounds - Fridays, 12:30-1:30 PM.
This meeting provides Continuing Medical Education for physicians through JHACH.
- A/I Internal Medicine Conference - Mondays, 7:30-8:30 AM
This conference is held at the James A. Haley VA Medical Center, USF, Tampa, and is attended by faculty from the Allergy/Immunology Training Program and fellows during their rotation in the Internal Medicine Allergy/Immunology division for cross-training. Fellows actively participate in journal discussions.
- A/I Morning Report with Pediatric Residents - Monday, 8-8:45 AM., Once every other month
Allergy and Immunology fellows have the opportunity to teach pediatric residents from the University of South Florida on a particular subject in the field of Allergy and Immunology.