158th ASM: Allergy and Asthma Updates

Monday, December 18, 2023 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   iCalendar Eastern Standard Time

158th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) Virtual Monthly Series:
Allergy and Asthma Updates
Live Virtual - Zoom

Monday, December 18, 2023
6:00 - 8:00 PM EST

Lead by Laura Howe, MD, and her team of colleagues, this course will feature discussions on chronic spontaneous urticaria and the new asthma management guidelines.


  1. Identify key features of chronic spontaneous urticaria.
  2. Discuss how to provide patient counseling and education about the disease process.
  3. Explain how to implement a step-wise approach to management of chronic spontaneous urticaria.
  4. Identify the past and current ways of classifying asthma.
  5. Discuss how to apply guideline changes in asthma diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment based on evidence and shared decision making.
  6. Describe the strengths and limitations of the new Asthma Management Guidelines.

Course Director:
Laura Howe, MD, President-Elect, Michigan Allergy and Asthma Society

Tara Shankar, MD
Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

Alan Baptist, MD
The NIH Guidelines Updates Are Here (and they will likely change your practice)

Approved for 2 AMA PRA Category Credit(s)

Registration Fee(s):
Members - $50
Non-Members - $75
Retired Members - $50
Member Students/Residents - FREE

Additional 158th MSMS Foundation Annual Scientific Meeting topics and dates include:

  • August 28 - Updates in Endocrinology
  • September 18 - Approach to Peripheral Neuropathy
  • October 23 - Dermatology Update
  • November 27 - Colon and Rectal Surgery

Statement of Accreditation:
The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The MSMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



For More Information

Contact: MSMS Education Department at educationdept@msms.org or 517-336-5790