Comprehensive Updates for State-of-the-Art Care: Evaluation, Diagnosis, Treatment, Procedures and Challenging Cases

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine will be held online this year, using live streaming, electronic Q&A, and other remote learning technologies. The 2023 program will be highly interactive, providing opportunities throughout the program to pose questions online to nationally and internationally recognized leaders in their respective areas of pulmonary and critical care medicine.


This comprehensive course provides education and updates to optimize your care of patients with:

  • Post-acute sequelae of COVID-19
  • Chronic cough
  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Lung nodules
  • Lung cancer
  • Sleep-disordered breathing
  • GERD
  • Sepsis 
  • ARDS
  • Sarcoidosis
  • IPF
  • Pleural disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis
  • Surgical emergencies
  • Thromboembolism
  • Lung transplantation
  • Neurologic issues in the ICU
  • Septic shock
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Atypical mycobacterial disease
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Cardiopulmonary disorders
  • Complications from cardiac arrest
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  • Occupational and environmental lung disease
  • Acute respiratory failure
  • Vaping-related lung disease
  • Hemorrhage and ANCA-associated disease


All sessions are led by master clinicians who deliver information in inspiring and entertaining ways, and provide specific recommendations to incorporate the latest updates into your practice. Education covers:

  • COVID-19, PASC, and emerging diseases
  • Advanced techniques in interventional pulmonology
  • High-flow oxygen therapy for respiratory failure
  • New biologics for asthma
  • Lung microbiome: emerging implications for lung health
  • Emerging evidence for targeted temperature management
  • Evaluating occupational and environmental lung disease
  • Prescribing medications for interstitial lung disease
  • Pulmonary embolus: the latest treatment strategies
  • State-of-the-art management of the critically ill patient
  • Guidance to conduct end-of-life discussions
  • Updates in pulmonary pathology
  • New treatment options in cystic fibrosis
  • Handling neurologic and surgical emergencies in the medical ICU
  • The state of the art in interventional bronchoscopy
  • The most current guidelines for treating sepsis
  • Evidence-based treatment of ARDS
  • Updates on vaping-related lung disease
  • New therapeutics in the age of immunology
  • Guidance to navigate controversies surrounding therapeutic hypothermia and post-cardiac arrest prognosis
  • New approaches that improve outcomes for patients with unexplained chronic cough
  • Current guidelines for management of pulmonary nodules
  • Targeted therapies and immunotherapies for lung cancer
  • When to consider lung transplantation and eligibility
  • When and how to use the newest drugs in IPF
  • Expert advice on atypical mycobacterial diagnostics and therapy
  • New concepts in the use of vasopressors in septic shock
  • New drugs and combinations in pulmonary hypertension
  • New evidence on sedation, analgesia, and early mobility
  • Point-of-care pulmonary ultrasound in the intensive care unit

Participants also have access to expanded question and answer sessions with faculty throughout the program.


Optional Half-Day Program
(No additional fees apply)

Sleep Medicine for Pulmonologists

This sleep medicine program provides pulmonologists the opportunity to learn about recent advances in Sleep Medicine and how they impact clinical practice.

Offered on Thursday morning, April 27, participants of Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine 2023 can participate in this half-day program at no additional cost.

Highlights of this practical, interactive educational experience include:

  • Updates for diagnosis and management of sleep-disordered breathing
  • State-of-the-art management algorithms
  • New technologies vs. the “gold standard” polysomnogram
  • Reimbursement and telemedicine
  • Improved adherence to therapy

Participants will leave with specific recommendations to improve the clinical care of patients with sleep disorders.