November 23, 2020

Dear Members & Friends of the WSAAI:

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, the WSAAI Board of Directors has cancelled our 2021 Scientific Meeting.  With the recent surge in SARS-CoV-2 cases and following public health edicts for the State of Hawai’i, we were concerned that we could not guarantee the quality experience that we have all come to expect from the Western by March 2021.  For example, Hawai’i still has a group gathering limit of ten people. Moreover, while there has been great progress on the vaccine front, it is doubtful that enough of our participants and support staff will be protected by then.

The safety of our members, speakers and partners is paramount in our decision-making.  The Board of Directors needed to act now to minimize disruptions to members’ travel plans and vendor contract obligations.  The Fairmont Orchid agreed to rebook the 2021 contract to 2025, avoiding costly fees and loss of deposit that a later cancelation would doubtless precipitate.

We will refund registration fees in the coming weeks.  Please contact us after December 20thif you have not received your refund.  We apologize for any inconveniences this decision has caused.  The WSAAI will also be offering some virtual events, both CME and non-CME, over the coming year.  Otherwise, we will see you all in 2022 at the Fairmont Kea Lani in Maui!

All the Best,

Matthew S. Bowdish, MD, FACAAI, FAAAAI
President, Western Society of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (WSAAI)

2022 Annual Scientific Session

Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui, HI

February 6 - 10, 2022

2020 Annual Scientific Session

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February 2-6, 2020

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The purposes for which the WSAAI is organized is:  For scientific and educational purposes; to unite the qualified allergists, nurses and physician assistants in a representative organization for the promotion, improvement, and advancement of allergy; to study the scientific, economic, social, educational and political aspects of medicine in order to secure and maintain the highest standard of practice in allergy, and to propose and recommend necessary changes in existing or contemplated medical programs; to perpetuate the best traditions of medicine and medical ethics.

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2020 Video Archives Now Available!

Attendees from the 2020 meeting can now watch the video archives.