American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Formation 1942; 74 years ago (1942)
Type Professional association
Headquarters Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States of America
Coordinates 41°58′25″N 87°40′06″W / 41.973676°N 87.668465°W / 41.973676; -87.668465Coordinates: 41°58′25″N 87°40′06″W / 41.973676°N 87.668465°W / 41.973676; -87.668465
Membership
5,700+
Official language
English
President: 2013-2014
Michael B. Foggs, MD, FACAAI
Website acaai.org

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) is an American professional association of immunologists, asthma specialists and allergists. The organization is headquartered in Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States of America.[1]

Background[edit]

The academy was founded in 1942, as The American College of Allergists and was incorporated as a legal entity in the same year. The founders were passionate about establishing the field of Allergy and Immunology as a distinct medical specialty. In 1974, The American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI) was established, further delineating the specialty.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contacting the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology". American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "The History of ACAAI". American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 

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