September 6-9, 2018


2018 Program



Jointly Provided by the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (ACAAI)
and the Eastern Pulmonary Conference (EPC)
 
This activity is supported by educational grants from commercial interests.
Complete information will be provided to participants prior to the activity.

Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) and the Eastern Pulmonary Conference (EPC). The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation
The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



                In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, EPC requests that any participant in 

                need of accommodations submit a written request to EPC well in advance.  

Please contact Ginny Loiselle at 401-223-1309 or GinnyLoiselle@easternpulmonaryconference.org



2018 Eastern Pulmonary Conference Program


Thursday, September 6, 2018

3:00 - 3:45 PM         Product Theater (Not for CME)


3:55 - 4:00 PM         Introduction and conference objectives
                                         Sidney Braman, MD  


4:00 - 4:30 PM         Imaging in lung disease - Making the picture clearer

                                         Mario Castro, MD

4:30 - 5:05 PM         The role of viral infections in the exacerbation of asthma                                                            

                                         Rey Panettieri, MD

5:05 - 5:40 PM         Obesity and asthma                                                                                                              

                                         Geoff Chupp, MD

5:40 - 6:15 PM          Treatment of airway disease: Delivery makes a difference                                                                                                                                 Donald Mahler, MD

6:15 - 6:30 PM          Panel Discussion: Q & A


6:30 - 7:15 PM          Product Theater (Not for CME)

Friday, September 7, 2018

7:00 - 7:45 AM          Product Theater (Not for CME)


7:45 - 8:15 AM          ARDS: Evidence-based management                                                                                  

                                         Curt Sessler, MD

8:15 – 8:45 AM          Occupational asthma
                                         Lawrence Mohr Jr., MD

8:45 – 8:55 AM          Panel Discussion: Q & A

8:55 – 9:45 AM           Breakout Session – Problem-based learning: A 43-year-old man withwheezing, dyspnea, and cough
                                         Geoff Chupp, MD, Rey Panettieri, MD,
                                         Mario Castro, MD, Russell Settipane, MD

9:45 -10:30 AM          Coffee Break: Visit exhibits and posters                      

10:30 - 11:00 AM       Phenotypes of severe uncontrolled asthma
                                          Mario Castro, MD

11:00 - 11:40 AM       Biologics before bronchial thermoplasty - Pro/Con debate                  
                                          Geoff Chupp, MD, Rey Panettieri, MD

11:40 - 12:05 PM       Future novel treatments of airway diseases
                                          Rey Panettieri, MD


12:05 – 12:15 PM       Panel Discussion: Q & A      

12:15 - 1:00 PM         Product Theater (Not for CME)                                                                                                                     

1:00 – 1:40 PM          Weaning from mechanical ventilation and the ABCDEF Bundles
                                           Jim Lamberti, MD

1:40 - 2:20 PM          Surviving sepsis:  What have we learned                                                                          

                                           Curt Sessler, MD

2:20 - 2:30 PM          Panel Discussion: Q & A

Saturday, September 8, 2018

7:00 - 7:45 AM          Product Theater (Not for CME)


7:45 - 8:15 AM          Low dose CT screening for lung cancer:  For whom?
                                            Mary Salvatore, MD

8:15 – 8:45 AM          Controversies in the management of venous thromboembolism
                                            Jim Lamberti, MD

8:45 – 8:55 AM          Panel Discussion: Q & A

8:55 - 9:45 AM          Breakout Session:  Should we treat GOLD “0”, I, and II?
                                             Sidney Braman, MD, William Corrao, MD,
                                             Donald Mahler, MD, Barry Make, MD

9:45 - 10:30 AM        Coffee Break: Visit with exhibits and posters

10:30 - 11:00 AM      Dyspnea:  The work up                                                                                                         

                                              Donald Mahler, MD

11:00 – 11:45 AM     Pro/Con:  Inhaled corticosteroids for COPD?
                                              Barry Make, MD, Donald Mahler, MD

11:45 – 12:15 PM     COPD: The comorbidities
                                               Barry Make, MD

12:15 – 12:30 PM     Panel Discussion: Q & A

12:30 - 1:15 PM       Product Theater (Not for CME)

1:15 – 1:45 PM        To be or not to be a neoplasm:  What is lymphangioleiomyomatosis?                                                                                                       Marilyn Glassberg, MD

1:45 - 2:15 PM         Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis:  Outcomes of current therapeutic options                  
                                               Maria Padilla, MD


2:15 – 2:30 PM        Panel Discussion: Q & A

Sunday, September 9, 2018

7:45 - 8:30 AM        Product Theater (Not for CME)


8:30 – 9:20 AM        Interstitial lung disease - Case presentations                                                                  

                                               Maria Padilla, MD, Mary Salvatore, MD, Marilyn Glassberg, MD

9:20 -  9:30 AM        Panel Discussion: Q & A


Sunday, September 9, 2018


CME-certified Satellite Presentations


9:30 – 10:15 AM       Identifying patients with non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung disease for optimal treatment decisions

                                                Sebastian Kurz, MD

                               *This presentation is not part of the ACCAI-accredited CME Program. CME credit for this presentation is provided                                           through AcademicCME


10:15 - 11:00 AM      Improving individualized outcomes in asthma with evidence-based treatment strategies

                                                Sidney Braman, MD      

                                *This presentation is not part of the ACCAI-accredited CME Program. CME credit for this presentation is provided                                          through AcademicCME 


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2018 Faculty Speakers


​Sidney Braman, MD
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Mario Castro, MD
Washington University School of Medicine

Geoff Chupp, MD
Yale School of Medicine

William Corrao, MD
Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University

Marilyn Glassberg, MD
University of Miami School of Medicine

Sebastian Kurz, MD
NYU School of Medicine


James Lamberti, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Donald Mahler, MD
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

Barry Make, MD
National Jewish Health - Colorado

Lawrence Mohr, Jr., MD
Medical University of South Carolina

Maria Padilla, MD
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Rey Panettieri, MD
Rutgers University School of Medicine

Mary Salvatore, MD
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Curtis Sessler, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine


Russell Settipane, MD
Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University