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Webinar: Creating a better future series: The madness behind the numbers – accurate diagnosis, is it possible?
May 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Join us for an informative session in our “Creating a better future” series: The madness behind the numbers – accurate diagnosis, is it possible? Dr. Chan will answer your questions about the current diagnostic tools. There will also be time for questions at the end.
Here are the details:
What is the session about: Dr. Chan will talk about how food allergy is diagnosed, how the results are interpreted, the role of an oral food challenge, and what makes a good candidate for de-labelling. Find out more during this session and come out with a better understanding of the current diagnostic tools.
Who is speaking: Dr. Edmond Chan who is a Canadian pediatric allergist, a UBC Clinical Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Allergy & Immunology in the Department of Pediatrics at BC Children’s Hospital, and a co-author of the Canadian Paediatric Society practice point on the introduction of allergenic foods. He is on the Board of directors of the Canadian Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology (CSACI), and on the Executive of the Allergy Section of the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS). He is also a member of the Healthcare Advisory Board for Food Allergy Canada and steering committee for the National Food Allergy Action Plan.
When is the session: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 from 1pm-2pm EDT
Who should attend: Anyone interested in learning more about food allergy.