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CSACI Webinar – Anaphylaxis and Cost-effective Care

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

WAIC Conference

Calling all CSACI Members – Join us for a CSACI Webinar on

Anaphylaxis and Cost-effective Care

Nov. 30 @ 7:30 PM EDT

Speaker: Dr. Marcus Shaker (Lebanon, NH, US)

Moderated by: Dr. Elissa Abrams (Winnipeg, MB)

This webinar is an educational activity approved as an Accredited Group Learning Activity under Section 1 of the Framework of Continuing Professional Development options as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. As an accredited provider, the CSACI has approved this program and it is valued at 1.25 Section 1 Maintenance of Certification credits.Women in Allergy & Immunology

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe cost-effective care
  • Examine high and low value practices – when is the game worth the candle?
  • Explain how cost-effectiveness can inform clinical practice and guideline-based care


Dr. Marcus Shaker

Dr. Shaker is a Professor of Pediatrics and of Medicine at the Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, and a member of the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters. Dr. Shaker is also an Associate Editor of Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and an Editorial Board member of The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology In Practice. Dr. Shaker’s research interests center around optimizing value-based care in Allergy and Clinical Immunology. He has published over 150 articles and guidelines.

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Moderated by Dr. Elissa Abrams

Elissa Abrams is an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba and holds an adjunct appointment at UBC. She is President of the Allergy Section of the Canadian Pediatric Society, Chair of the Food Allergy/Anaphylaxis Section of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and member of the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters. She is a Senior Medical Advisor at Public Health Agency of Canada. She has a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins with a focus on health systems and policy. She has published over 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals and co-authored over 15 allergy practice guidelines through the CPS and CSACI.



November 30
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm