Pennsylvania Allergy and Asthma Association Meetings


​​​​Mark Your Calendar!

2017 Annual Meeting

June 23-25, 2017​
​Hotel Hershey​​​

Registration Now Available!

Register by Friday, May 26, 2017 to receive the reduced rate. To register as a PAAA member, you must be current in your dues. To pay your dues, contact the PAAA office. All payments must be received by Friday, May, 26, 2017 to qualify for the member rates.​

View the Full Agenda (pdf)

Register for the 2017 Annual Meeting​


Pictured:  Immediate Past President Joel Fiedler, MD, accepts a token of appreciation for his service from PAAA Historian Denise Kalman, DO, during the 2016 Annual Meeting. 

Industry Sponsored Symposium

Hosted by: Genentech

Targeting Exacerbations in Moderate to Severe Persistent Allergic Asthma

Presented by: Don Buckstein, MD

Allergy & Asthma Sinus Center

Greenfield, WI

Friday, June 23, 2017 1:30 pm

The Hotel Hershey, The Castilian Room


No formal RSVP required. Simply visit the Genentech table at the PAAA meeting to confirm your attendance.


Hosted by: Shire

CUVITRU™ [Immune Globulin Subcutaneous (Human)], 20% Solution

Presented by: Anthony Rooklin MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA

Friday, June 23, 2017 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Hotel Hershey


Please RSVP by visiting our website at

View complete details for Shire's program


Hosted by: AcademicCME

Applying Newer Biologic Therapies to Improve Outcomes for Patients with Atopic Dermatitis

Presented by: Adaobi Nwaneshiudu, MD, PhD

Saturday, June 24 from 6:15 am- 7:00 am

The Hotel Hershey, The Overlook Room

Supported by an Independent Educational Grant from Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ provided by AcademicCME 


Please RSVP to or 610-687-3300 or arrive to the Overlook Room on Saturday, June 24 at 6:15 am. Pre-registration is not required. Complimentary breakfast will be served prior to the start of the educational activity.​

View complete details for AcademicCME's program


 ​​​​​​IMPORTANT Hotel Reservation Detail​

The Hotel Hershey is completely sold out for the weekend of the PAAA Annual Meeting. There are still a handful of rooms available at the Hershey Lodge at the prevailing hotel rate of $529+tax/night for Thursday and Friday and $579+tax/night for Saturday night.

There are several other hotels in the area that may have availability at this time. A list of nearby hotels and contact information is listed below.

Days Inn Hershey, West Chocolate Avenue
2.3 miles from the Hotel Hershey

Fairfield Inn & Suites Hershey Chocolate Avenue
2.9 miles from the Hotel Hershey​

Comfort Inn at the Park
3.1 miles from the Hotel Hershey​


Exhibitor/ISS Opportunities/Sponsorship

  • Meet and network with over 140 allergists from across Pennsylvania and surrounding states.
  • Exclusive opportunity open to 6 companies only! – Preferred Exhibit Space allows you to choose your space in the exhibit hall/lobby area*
  • Attend a two-hour dessert reception specifically scheduled for exhibitors to meet with physicians, one-on-one in a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Purchase one of only three Indu​stry Sponsored Symposia (ISS) to showcase your company in an exclusive setting separate from the Annual Meeting. 
  • Contribute to the 501(c)3 arm of PAAA by purchasing a NEW PAERF Sponsorship and put your company logo in front of meeting attendees in new, creative ways!​​​
  • It's PAAA at the Hotel Hershey in June! If you have been to this meeting, you already know it is great. If not, come see what you have been missing.


Fee Schedule


  • Preferred Exhibit Space - $7,500.00
  • Basic Exhibit Space - $5,000.00​
  • Industry Sponsored Symposium* - $2,500.00​
  • PAERF Sponsorship Cocktail Napkins at Dessert Reception* - $1,000.00
  • PAERF Sponsorship Cocktail Napkins at Saturday Social* - $1,000.00
  • PAERF Sponsorship Photo Booth at Dessert Reception* - $5000.00

    *with the purchase of preferred or basic exhibit space​​​




Presentations 2016 Annual Meeting

ABC’s of Immune Modifiers (1.54 MB pdf)
Dennis K. Ledford, MD

An Update on Hereditary Angioedema due to C1INH Deficiency (1.65 MB pdf)
Marc Riedl, MD, MS

Behavioral Aspects of Asthma Management (pdf)
Randall Brown, MD, MPH, AE-C

Case Presentation and Troubling Cases in Ocular Allergy 
Leonard Bielory, MD

Dermatologic Manifestations of Primary Immunodeficiency (5.03 MB pdf)
Edward W. Cowen, MD, MHSc

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (4.58 MB pdf)
Chris A. Liacouras, MD

GI Tract and Food Allergy (pdf)
Chris A. Liacouras, MD

Idiopathic Angioedema: Diagnosis and Management Strategies (pdf)
Marc Riedl, MD, MS

Insect Sting Allergy: Practice Parameter Review (pdf)
David BK Golden, MD

New and Emerging Drug Reactions (3.01 MB pdf)
Edward W. Cowen, MD, MHS

Real World Asthma/Allergy Advocacy: Building a Better Health Educator and Leader in your Community  
Randall Brown, MD, MPH, AE-C

Ocular Allergy 
Leonard Bielory, MD

Rheumatology for the Allergist/Immunologist (1.16 MB pdf)
Dennis K. Ledford, MD

Shared Decision Making in Food Allergy (pdf)
Matthew Greenhawt, MD, MBA, MSc
To Leap or not to Leap: Updates on Latest Information (pdf)
Matthew Greenhawt, MD, MBA, MSc

Updated Practice Parameters on Anaphylaxis (pdf)
David BK Golden, MD 



American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Meetings​

2017 AAAAI Annual Meeting

March 3-6, 2017
Atlanta, GA


2018 AAAAI Annual Meeting (Joint Meeting with the World Allergy Organization (WAO))

March 2-5, 2018
Orlando, FL


2019 AAAAI Annual Meeting

February 22-25, 2019
San Francisco, CA


2020 AAAAI Annual Meeting

March 13-16, 2020
Philadelphia, PA


2021 AAAAI Annual Meeting

February 26-March 1, 2021
San Diego, CA



American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Meetings

2016 ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting
November 10-15, 2016
San Francisco, CA

2017 ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting
October 26-30, 2017
Boston, MA

2018 ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting
November 15-19, 2018
Seattle, WA



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