2019 Program and Faculty

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 - how and why granulomas are formed

                                           Marc Judson, MD

6:15 – 6:30            Panel Discussion: Q & A


Friday, September 13, 2019

7:45 – 8:15            Liberation from mechanical ventilation: An update

                                          Curtis Sessler, MD 

8:15 – 8:45            Monitoring outside the ICU 

                                          James Lamberti, MD

8:45 – 9:30            Breakout Session: Problem-based learning: Uncontrolled asthma

                                          Richard Martin, MD, Sidney Braman, MD,

                                          Mario Castro, MD, Russell Settipane, MD   

9:30 – 10:15        Coffee Break: Visit exhibits and posters                       

10:15 – 10:55     Pro/Con: The severe asthma patient with eosinophilic phenotype should always be 

                                     treated with  Anti-Interleukin-5 therapies

                                          Mario Castro, MD

                                          Richard Martin, MD    

10:55 – 11:00     Panel Discussion: Q & A

11:00 – 11:25     Clinical implication of asthma endotypes and phenotypes 

                                          Mario Castro, MD 

11:25 – 11:30      Panel Discussion: Q & A

11:30 – 11:55      High altitude: Clinical consequences         

                                           Lawrence Mohr Jr., MD

11:55 – 12:00      Panel Discussion: Q & A    

1:00 – 1:30            Sarcoidosis: Update 

                                           Marc Judson, MD    

1:30 – 2:30            Pulmonary Vasculitis - Case presentations 

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

2:30 – 2:45            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 – 9:45            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 

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

10:30 – 11:00      COPD: Does eosinophilia drive therapy?

                                            Barry Make, MD

11:00 – 11:30      Asthma COPD overlap: A clinical entity?

                                            Robert Wise, MD     

11:30 – 12:20      Pro/Con: Changing the definition of COPD: Back to “GOLD 0”?

                                             Barry Make, MD

                                             Robert Wise, MD 

12:20 – 12:25       Panel Discussion: Q & A

1:25 – 1:55             Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: What have we learned about pathogensis and

                                       treatment 

                                             Marilyn Glassberg, MD

1:55 – 2:00             Panel Discussion: Q & A  

2:00 – 2:35             Real life studies in pulmonary medicine: Do they add insight beyond randomized    

                                        control trials?

                                             Rey Panettieri,MD

2:35 – 2:45             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 – 10:15            TBD

 

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)

12:05 – 12:50pm  Product Theater (Not for CME)

Saturday, September 14, 2019: 

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

12:30 – 1:15pm  Product Theater (Not for CME)

Sunday, Septeber 15, 2019: 

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

2019 Faculty

 Sidney Braman, MD

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Mario Castro, MD

Washington University School of Medicine

William Corrao, MD

Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University

Marilyn Glassberg, MD

University of Miami School of Medicine

Marc Judson, MD

Albany Medical College

James Lamberti, MD

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Neil MacIntyre, MD

Duke University School of Medicine

Barry Make, MD

National Jewish Health – Colorado

Richard Martin, 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

Columbia University Medical School

Curtis Sessler, MD

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Russell Settipane, MD

Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University

Robert Wise, MD

Johns Hopkins Medicine