2020 Diagnostic School

**If you submitted an application for the Diagnostic School, notifications will be sent out by March 13th. **

The Clinical Immunology Society will once again be holding the Diagnostic School. This School is aimed at individuals interested in learning about diagnostic techniques and approaches for Primary Immunodeficiencies and Immune Dysregulatory Diseases.


July 22 – July 25, 2020
Seaport Hotel - Boston, MA





This program is aimed at anyone who is interested in understanding how to effectively and appropriately harness diagnostic tools currently available in order to provide the best benefit to their patients. The three day program will provide an intense visual, hands-on, and didactic experience in diagnostic and clinical immunology, allowing the opportunity to learn from leaders in the field. Participants will spend time in case-based teaching sessions and also learn to analyze flow cytometric and genetic data.


We are seeking applicants from a variety of backgrounds and specialties and encourage anyone interested in learning more about these tools to apply.

  • Fellows and Residents-in-Training
  • Junior Physicians and/or scientists (within 3 years of fellowship)
  • Physicians and scientists from geographically or otherwise under-served or under-developed areas
  • Mid-Career Physicians and/or scientists (within 5-8 years of fellowship)


Individuals who are interested in attending the Diagnostic School must submit the following materials as their application.

  • A CV, no more than four (4) pages
  • A brief, 500 word statement on why you want to attend, how you plan to utilize the training, and how your career will benefit by attending
  • A one (1) page case study illustrating how diagnostic testing made a definitive diagnosis for a patient with a primary immune deficiency or immune dysregulatory disorder, or was used to guide therapy.  The one page case report should include pertinent clinical and laboratory information, along with any flow or genetic data or figures
  • FOR FELLOWS/RESIDENTS ONLY—a letter of recommendation from a current faculty member



Registration, three (3) nights lodging and meals will be covered by CIS. Some level of travel support will also be provided.