Food Allergy Family Workshop

Oct
5
2019
October 5, 2019 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM
CHLA Marion and John E. Anderson Pavilion Conference Center (ground floor main hospital)
4650 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027

We are delighted to announce CHLA’s fifth biannual Food Allergy Family Workshop, hosted by the Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy and the Gores Family Allergy Center with keynote guest speakers from the CHLA’s Division of Gastroenterology.

We encourage children age 10 years and over to attend as this workshop will be oriented to the unique considerations of adolescence and young adulthood.

All workshops and lectures are free for registered participants. Availability is limited so please RSVP.

Sign Up:

Please email GoresFamilyAllergyCenter@chla.usc.edu or call 323-361-8282.

Parking:

Free, available in parking garage with parking validation provided on registration.

Program:

9:30-10:30 a.m. (Stauffer A & B)

Welcome and Keynote Lecture: “Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Update on Treatment Options and GI Considerations”

Dr. Sharon Tam, Attending Physician Gastroenterology

Dr. Vrinda Bhardwaj, Attending Physician Gastroenterology, Director of GI Endoscopy Services and Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders Program

10:30-11:15 a.m. (Stauffer A & B)

Panel Discussion: “EoE as experienced by children and families”

Teens and their parents to join in conversation regarding EOE with Dr. Jonathan Tam, Medical Director, Gores Family Allergy Center

11:25 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Marion and John E. Anderson Pavilion)

Breakout Sessions • Choose 1 of the following 3 options, report choice on RSVP:

  1. “Ask the Allergist” with Dr. Melinda Braskett, Co-Medical Director, Gores Family Allergy Center
  2. “Ask the Gastroenterologist” with Dr. Vrinda Bhardwaj & Dr. Sharon Tam
  3. “Six Food Elimination Diet: Essential Checklist” with Jill Madison, RDN, CLC, Gores Family Allergy Center Registered Dietitian

Click here to download flyer:

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