About the AAAAI
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) is the leading membership organization of more than 7,000 allergists / immunologists (in the United States, Canada and 72 other countries) and patients' trusted resource for allergies, asthma and immune deficiency disorders. This membership includes allergist / immunologists, other medical specialists, allied health and related healthcare professionals—all with a special interest in the research and treatment of allergic and immunologic diseases.
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology is dedicated to the advancement of the knowledge and practice of allergy, asthma and immunology for optimal patient care.
Living our Core Values
Professionalism and Integrity. Scholarship and Education. Service. Stewardship. Inclusion. Leadership. These core values serve as the foundation for the organization’s routine activities as well as advance AAAAI strategic initiatives on behalf of the specialty and the patients we serve.
AAAAI Diversity Equity and Inclusion Statement
Approved February 2022
The AAAAI is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and practice of allergy, asthma and immunology for optimal patient care. The vision of the AAAAI is that all people would have optimal health and well-being, with value recognized by society.
As an organization of allergy / immunology specialists, AAAAI recognizes that diversity in our members promotes health equity and positive outcomes for our patients. Through a diverse membership, we have access to a greater variety of skills and talents, characteristics, and attributes that foster creativity and innovation, leading to the highest level of patient care.
As a core value, the AAAAI respects, values, and promotes diversity and inclusiveness among all the individuals and groups with whom we interact, collaborate, and partner.
The AAAAI is committed to recruiting, supporting, and promoting talented, diverse individuals and fostering an environment that embraces diversity, promotes inclusiveness, and treats all individuals, groups equally and with dignity and respect, actively opposing intolerance, bigotry, bias, and discrimination.
The AAAAI is committed to using research, education, and advocacy to encourage inclusivity and equity for all.
The AAAAI is a democratic organization led by a diverse Board of Directors elected by full members and Fellows of the AAAAI.
An Academy at the Forefront
The evolution of the AAAAI dates back to the early 1920s with the founding of two professional organizations: the Society for the Study of Asthma and Allied Conditions (on the East Coast) and the American Association for the Study of Allergy (on the West Coast). Find out more about our history and past presidents.
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Foundation, Inc. (AAAAI Foundation) Formerly the ARTrust™ supports the development of treatments and cures for allergic and immunologic disease through financial awards for education and research.
Official Journals of the AAAAI
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI) Published monthly, the JACI is the most-cited scientific journal in the field of allergy and clinical immunology. The JACI has been named one of the most influential journals in the past 100 years by the BioMedical & Life Sciences Division of the Special Libraries Association. The JACI traces its roots back to 1929 with the first edition of The Journal of Allergy.
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice is a bi-monthly journal devoted to presenting the best clinical research and practical management recommendations in allergy / immunology.
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: Global
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: Global is the Gold Open Access journal of the AAAAI Journals portfolio. In addition to providing a forum for authors mandated to publish fully open access as a condition of their funding, JACI: Global covers a wide spectrum of research, including translational and clinical research, basic and bench science, phase I/II clinical trials, population studies, as well as regionally relevant research conducted by allergy / immunology investigators.
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