2019 Eastern Pulmonary Conference Program

  

Thursday, September 12, 2019

4:25 – 4:30   Introduction and conference objectives

   Sidney Braman, MD

4:30 – 5:05       Macrolides for asthma?

   Richard Martin, MD 

  

5:05 – 5:40   Choosing wisely in critical care 

Curtis Sessler, MD 

5:40 – 6:15   Th1 Inflammation – The immunopathology of sarcoidosis

Marc Judson, MD

6:15 – 6:30   Panel Discussion: Q & A


Friday, September 13, 2019

7:45 – 8:10   Liberation from mechanical ventilation: An update

 Curtis Sessler, MD 

8:10 – 8:35    Monitoring outside the ICU 

 James Lamberti, MD

8:35 – 8:45 Panel Discussion: Q & A

8:45 – 9:45    Breakout Session: Problem-based learning: Uncontrolled asthma

  Richard Martin, MD, Sidney Braman, MD,

  Mario Castro, MD, Russell Settipane, MD   

9:45 – 10:30           Coffee Break: Visit exhibits and posters                       

10:30 – 11:10    Pro/Con: “The severe asthma patient with eosinophilic phenotype

 should always be treated with Anti-Interleukin-5 therapies”

Pro – Mario Castro, MD

Con – Richard Martin, MD   

11:10 – 11:15    Panel Discussion: Q & A

11:15 – 11:40  Clinical implication of asthma endotypes and phenotypes 

Mario Castro, MD 

11:40 – 11:45    Panel Discussion: Q & A

11:45 – 12:10    High altitude: Clinical consequences         Lawrence Mohr Jr., MD

12:10 – 12:15    Panel Discussion: Q & A    

1:15 – 1:45    arcoidosis: Update 

    Marc Judson, MD    

1:45 – 2:45      Pulmonary Vasculitis - Case presentations 

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

2:45 – 3:00    Panel Discussion: Q & A 


Saturday, September 14, 2019

7:45 – 8:15             Radiographic signs of airway diseases 

 Mary Salvatore, MD

8:15 – 8:45           “NSIP” How do you diagnose it and treat it? 

  Maria Padilla, MD

8:45 – 8:55   Panel Discussion: Q & A

8:55 – 10:00 Breakout Session: Problem-based learning: COPD – When to escalate 

and de-escalate therapy

Sidney Braman, MD, William Corrao, MD,  

Robert Wise, MD, Barry Make, MD 

10:00 – 10:45   Coffee Break: Visit exhibits and posters

10:45 – 11:15  COPD: Does eosinophilia drive therapy?

  Barry Make, MD

11:15 – 11:45  Asthma COPD overlap: A clinical entity?

Robert Wise, MD     

11:45 – 12:35   Pro/Con: Changing the definition of COPD: Back to “GOLD 0”?

 Barry Make, MD

   Robert Wise, MD 

12:35 – 12:40   Panel Discussion: Q & A

1:35 – 2:10          Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: What have we learned about

pathogensis and treatment 

  Marilyn Glassberg, MD

2:10 – 2:15  Panel Discussion: Q & A  

2:15 – 2:45   Real life studies in pulmonary medicine: Do they add

  insight beyond randomized control trials?

Rey Panettieri, MD

2:45 – 3:00   Panel Discussion: Q & A  


Sunday, September 15, 2019

8:15 – 8:45   High Flow O2 devices – uses and misuses 

Neil MacIntyre, MD  

8:45 – 9:25  Pro/Con: Should spontaneous efforts that result in high tidal volumes in mechanically ventilated patients be pharmacologically suppressed?  Neil MacIntyre, MD, James Lamberti, MD

9:25 – 9:30   Panel Discussion: Q & A  



9:30-11:30          *CME/CNE Certified Satellite Presentations:

  

9:30 – 10:45 AM - Advances in the Management and Treatment of Patients with Previously-Treated Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Julie A. Barta, MD and Charles A. Powell, MD, MBA

Supported by an independent educational grant from Celgene Corporation

10:45 – 11:30 AM - An In-Depth Analysis of Asthma and Emerging Pharmacotherapies for Effective Patient Management

Sidney S. Braman, MD

Supported by an independent educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline 


*These presentations are not part of the ACAAI-accredited CME Program. CME/CNE credit for these presentations is provided through AcademicCME.

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Non-CME Programming


Thursday, September 12, 2019:  

3:30 – 4:15pm  Product Theater (Not for CME)

6:35 – 7:20pm Product Theater (Not for CME)

Friday, September 13, 2019:  

6:55 – 7:40am Product Theater (Not for CME)

12:20 – 1:10pm  Product Theater (Not for CME)

Saturday, September 14, 2019: 

6:55 – 7:40am  Product Theater (Not for CME)

12:45 – 1:35pm  Product Theater (Not for CME)

Sunday, Septeber 15, 2019: 

7:25 - 8:10am  Product Theater (Not for CME