Asthma Education Summit 2021

November 12, 2021
This activity will gather health care providers, community members, school representatives, and other community-based organizations for the purpose of disseminating asthma information and promoting asthma education.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, healthcare professionals, school representatives and community-based organizations dedicated to the identification and treatment of asthma.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • State how comorbid asthma affects other health issues;
  • Describe how environmental factors impact asthma;
  • Identify modifying factors that can help children mitigate the impact of environmental factors on asthma;
  • Recall how vaping impacts youth with asthma and the resources available reduce its negative effects;
  • Discuss the benefits of conducting and participating in research and how to recruit research participants.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
South Side Pediatric Asthma Center
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.75 Participation
Event starts: 
11/12/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
11/12/2021 - 11:40am
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

Asthma Education Summit 2021 Agenda
*Agenda subject to change.

Online Webinar
Chicago, IL
United States
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The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

B. Louise Giles, MD  Dr. B. Louise Giles, MD
  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  Medical Director, Pediatric Respiratory Therapy
  Program Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship
  The University of Chicago
  Brenda Battle, RN, BSN
  Senior Vice President
  Community Health Transformation
  Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
  The University of Chicago

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.

Asthma Education Summit

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