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Grand Rounds: Advances in Disease Assessment and Treatment of Eosinophilic Esophagitis


By Sirvart Kassabian, MD, MHSA , Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH


More about Sirvart Kassabian, MD

Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Assess the differential diagnosis of esophageal eosinophilia. 2. Explain the guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). 3. Associate atopic disorders and use of allergy testing in patients with EoE.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists and nurses.

Identified Gap:

Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis will improve patient outcome.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour

Expiration Date for CME Credit:


Method of Physician Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CME credit.

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.