Journal Club

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The AAIFNC’s Fall Journal Club, 2023

The Preferred Method of Tertiary Prevention of Food Allergies Is OIT Over Biologic Therapies “

Stanford: PRO – Dr Michael Main
UCSF: CON – Dr Ryan Bolotte

The AAIFNC’s Spring Journal Club, 2023

Scuba diving should be allowed in patients with mild stable asthma

Pro: Scuba diving should be allowed (UCSF)
Con: Scuba diving should be prohibited (Stanford)

The AAIFNC’s Fall Journal Club, 2022

“Should infants with severe eczema be skin tested prior to peanut introduction?”
Pro: Theresa Dunham M.D. (Stanford) (click for articles)
Con: Kelsey Ige M.D. (UCSF) (click for articles)

The AAIFNC’s Spring Journal Club, 2022

“Patients need to go to ED after one dose of Epi use at home (for a reaction)”
Pro: Rose Monahan MD (UCSF) (click for articles)
Con: Dr. Carlos Salgado (Stanford) (click for articles)

The AAIFNC’s Fall Journal Club, 2021

“Biologic Therapy is preferred over aspirin desensitization as optimal treatment for AERD.”
Pro: Dr. Farhan Murshed (UCSF) (click for articles)
Con: Dr. Carlos Salgado (Stanford) (click for articles)

The AAIFNC’s Spring Journal Club, 2021

“Patients with a history of contrast reaction receive premedication for subsequent contrast administration to prevent recurrent reactions.”
Pro: Sheena Hsu, Allergy and Immunology Fellow (Stanford) (click for articles)
Con: Fernanda D. Young, MD (UCSF) (click for articles)

The AAIFNC’s Fall Journal Club, 2020

“Patients with IgG < 400 after receiving rituximab should receive IgG replacement therapy.”
Pro: Lulu Tsao (UCSF) (click for articles)
Con: Juanita Camacho Valdes (Stanford) (click for articles)

The AAIFNC’s Spring Journal Club, 2020

“Budesonide/ fomoterol the preferred PRN therapy for Asthma” Debate
Pro: Jonathan Witonsky MD ( UCSF)) (click for articles)
Con: Linda Zhu MD ( Stanford) (click for articles)

The AAIFNC’s Fall Journal Club, 2019

“Routine Use of Glucocorticoids For Anaphylaxis” Debate
Pro: Karen Anstey (UCSF) (click for articles)
Con: Aminaa Siddiqi (Stanford) (click for articles)

The AAIFNC’s Spring Journal Club, 2019

“Genetic testing should be routinely done in the diagnosis for CVID” Debate
Pro: Hassan Muhammad MBBS (Stanford) (click for articles)
Con: Eric Wolford MD ( UCSF) (click for articles)

The AAIFNC’s Fall Journal Club, 2018

“SLIT is the preferred first line of Allergen Immunotherapy” Debate
Pro: Anna Postolova MD (click for articles)
Con: Sara Seghezzo MD (click for articles)

The AAIFNC’s Fall Journal Club, 2017

“The preferred biologic of choice for Asthma” Debate
Anti IL5 Jenny Nguyen M.D. UCSF (click for slides)

Anti Ig E Elizabeth Lippner M.D., Yu Wong M.D. Stanford (click for slides)

The AAIFNC’s Spring Journal Club, 2017

“Treatment of IGG Subclass Deficiency with IVIG” Debate
PRO: Michelle Huffaker M.D., Stanford University (click for slides)

CON: Lauren Sanchez M.D., UCSF (click for slides)

The AAIFNC’s Spring Journal Club, 2016

“Elimination Diet Is The Preferred Therapy In Eosinophilic Esophagitis” Debate
PRO: Chole Wan M.D., Angela Chang M.D., UCSF

CON: Sara Kleinman M.D., Stanford University

The AAIFNC’s May 4, 2016 Journal Club Presentation:

Early Administration of Azithromycin and Prevention of Severe Lower Respiratory Tract Illnesses in Preschool Children With a History of Such Illnesses

Azithromycin for episodes with asthma-like symptoms in young children aged 1–3 years

The AAIFNC’s Fall Journal Club, 2016

The AAIFNC’s Spring Journal Club, 2014