Parameters Undergoing Review

Stages in the Review Process

Stages of Review:

  • JTF 1st review
  • Workgroup-JTF Revise
  • Sponsoring Organization reviewers/Membership review
  • JTF & Workgroup review of comments
  • JTF Final review
  • Submitted for Publication


The journal for publication (Annals vs. JACI) is decided in the following manner:


1)   Updated practice parameters will appear in the journal opposite from which they last appeared, creating a rotation of practice parameters

2)   New practice parameters will be rotated between the journals based upon when the review process has been completed and they are ready for submission

Parameters, unpublished, available for allergy organizational membership & public comment


The Joint Task Force of Paractice Parameters welcomes the medical professional as well as the public to review and offer comments prior to final review and publication. Parameters are placed on the website of the AAAAI, ACAAI, and this website for 3 weeks during which time you may download, review, and submit comments and suggested revisions to Susan Grupe, Executive Director of the JTF of PP at






Parameters currently in review process





Chair: Dr. Mark Dykewicz

JTF Liaison: Dr. Dana Wallace


Workgroup Members:

Jonathan Bernstein, MD

Faud Baroody, MD

Timothy Craig, DO

Ira Finegold, MD

Faith Huang, MD

Desiree Larenas-Linnerman, MD

Eli O. Meltzer, MD

Gary Steven, MD


Status: First GRADE type Rhinitis Updated PP is under final review by the JTF of PP prior to being submitted to the AAAAI and ACAAI appointed reviewers


Journal for Publication: Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology




Conflict of Interest documents for workgroup members are available for review.

Invitation to review the draft Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis Systematic Review: A focused Practice Parameter. [Deadline for comments 5.11.17]

The Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters invites members of the AAAAI and ACAAI as well as the general public to review and offer comment on the Rhinitis Systematic Review of SAR that is currently undergoing review by official AAAAI/ACAAI invited reviewers.


If you have comments or suggested revisions to the main document, please put them into a Word document and refer to line and page numbers of the attached documents. The Appendices cannot be modified so there is no need to suggest changes. 


Please send comments to our Executive Director: Susan Grupe


Deadline for receiving comments is May 11th, 2017.

Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis Systematic Review: A focused PP
This is the draft version of the Rhinitis Update practice parameter for which we are inviting allergists and the general public to review and offer comment.
Adobe Acrobat Document 3.0 MB

Sponsoring Organizations


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