Online Grand Rounds and Video Library

Childhood Asthma: Where Are We Now? William E. Pierson Allergy Lecture

Objectives and Disclosures

Participants will be able to:

  1. Assess the role of intermittent ICS use in children with asthma
  2. Analyze the approach to a child with severe asthma and the role of biologics in children with severe asthmaoutline strategies that may be effective in preventing childhood asthma

Seattle Children’s CME Planners disclose they have no relevant financial relationships.

Speaker intends to reference the off-label intermittent use of inhaled corticosteroids in childhood asthma. Speaker also discloses the following relationships:

  • Consultant for: DBV, Genentech/Novartis, Regeneron/Sanofi, Avillion, Recludix, OM Pharma, Vertex, GlaxoSmithKline, Aravax, AstraZeneca
  • Honoraria: AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Speakers Bureau: Sanofi/Regeneron
  • Research Support: Sanofi

All relevant financial relationships have been reviewed and mitigated by CME Managers to ascertain that the content is educational, evidence-based, and not promotional in nature and the same is conveyed to the learners.


Len Bacharier, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Allergy/Immunology/Pulmonary Medicine; Section Chief Pediatric Allergy and Immunology; Scientific Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Research; Director, Center for Pediatric Asthma Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center



Seattle Children’s is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association CME Accreditation Committee to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Seattle Children’s designates this online educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 1 hour of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

Videos are available for only one year after posting.

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