Office of Professional Education

Experts will lead a multimedia presentation to include lecture and interactive case videos covering the diagnosis and management of severe asthma and focusing on strategies to personalize treatment plans. Clinical reference aids will also be provided.

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Dates & Locations:

Seattle, WA – Wednesday, September 27, 2017
The Arctic Club Seattle – a Doubletree Hotel – Hilton (Dr. Anthony Gerber)
700 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA  98104 

San Jose, CA – Thursday, September 28, 2017
Il Fornaio San Jose (Dr. Michael Wechsler)
302 South Market Street, San Jose, CA  95113

Hallandale Beach, FL – Monday, October 23, 2017
The Diplomat Golf & Tennis Club (Dr. Michael Wechsler)
501 Diplomat Parkway
Hallandale Beach, FL  33009

Tampa, FL – Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel & Marina (Dr. Michael Wechsler)
700 S. Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL  33602

Raleigh-Durham, NC – Tuesday, November 7, 2017
DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh Durham Airport (Dr. Michael Wechsler)
4810 Page Creek Lane
Durham, NC  27703

Portland, OR – Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Kimpton RiverPlace Hotel (Dr. Anthony Gerber)
1510 SW Harbor Way
Portland, OR  97201


All symposia are from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. 
Registration/Dinner starts at 6:00 p.m.

There is no fee for this educational activity including the meal and syllabus.

Target Audience:

Allergists, pulmonologists, primary care physicians, pediatricians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and other health care providers involved in the treatment of patients with severe asthma. 

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be better able to:

  1. Describe key concepts in the pathophysiology of severe asthma.
  2. Analyze recent clinical data of current and emerging targeted therapies and potential biomarkers for severe asthma.
  3. Select personalized treatment approaches for severe asthma best suited to various phenotypes and endotypes.


Program Series Faculty:

Michael E. Wechsler, MD, MMSc
Professor of Medicine
Co-Director of the Cohen Family Asthma Institute
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO 

Anthony N. Gerber, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Department of Biomedical Research
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO 


For questions, please call the Office of Professional Education at National Jewish Health at 303.398.1000 or 800.844.2305, or email

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Accreditation and Designation Statements:

National Jewish Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

National Jewish Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


This educational activity is supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, GlaxoSmithKline, and Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.