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Watch the Newest Video on SAMPRO

Just in time for Asthma Awareness Month, a new video has been produced for the School-based Asthma Management Program (SAMPRO™). SAMPRO advocates a four component approach to improve the quality of life for children with asthma...
News Briefs
Get a Sneak Peek of the 2018 AAAAI/WAO Joint Congress Plenaries
Get the first look at the speakers and subjects of the 2018 AAAAI/WAO Joint Congress plenaries in Orlando, Florida. Read more »
AAAAI Champions School Asthma Bill
The bill would ensure that school nurses, staff and administrators are prepared to help students with reversible lower airway disorders, such as asthma, excel at school in a safe environment. Read more »
New Benefit for Journal Article Authors: Share Your Research with Anyone, Anywhere
With The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI) and JACI: In Practice’s new feature “Share Links,” authors can easily share access to their article. Read more »
Web Tips

Updated Patient Drug Guide

The AAAAI Patient Drug Guide has been updated to include medications commonly used to treat allergies and asthma. It includes the Food and Drug Administration approved use and dosing for both generic and brand-name drugs. Access the Drug Guide here.

Patient Resources to Mow Down Grass Allergies

Are your patients complaining about their grass allergies? We now have a summary article that tells patients everything they need to know about grass allergy. The article is available in both English and Spanish.

From the President

Dear Colleagues,

It would be very difficult for the AAAAI alone to solve all of the challenges that threaten our specialty and the healthcare system within which it operates. We recognize there is strength in collaboration and thus have been consistently leveraging our relationships with other groups in order to amplify our advocacy efforts.

Just last week leaders from the AAAAI and ACAAI spent a day on Capitol Hill meeting with various key Congressional representatives. We approached these visits in a tactical way. High-profile members of various Congressional committees relevant to science and healthcare outcomes were identified and we deliberately invited AAAAI and ACAAI leaders who are constituents of said Members of Congress. Hearing from physicians who are actual constituents carries more weight and you might say that it’s like using a lubricant to more easily open a door.

I was among those present, but the other AAAAI leaders who participated in the Capitol Hill visits were...