Allergist/clinical immunologists must be experts in all aspects of the diagnosis and management of allergic and clinical immunologic diseases. Allergists/immunologists generally provide treatment for the following: asthma, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, eczema, severe reactions to foods, insect stings and medications, immune disorders.
An_allergist/immunologist is a physician certified in either internal medicine or pediatrics, who has completed an additional two years of training in allergy and immunology at an accredited training program and passed the examination given by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI).
Allergist/Immunologist Degree Requirements:
– 4 Years of Undergraduate Study
– Minimum of 3 years Medical School
– 2 years of Allergy and Immunology Training.
During the allergy and clinical immunology training program, students must undertake a broad range of practical clinical experiences including acute and chronic allergic and clinical immunologic care, ambulatory care, and prevention and rehabilitation.
There is a broad range of career options available in A/I upon completion of fellowship, including academic, private practice, bench research, etc. Allergist/Immunologists work in hospitals and private offices.
Allergist/Immunologists Average Salary: 171,223