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Sunday, April 29
7:00am to 7:55am Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:55am to 8:00am Welcome

David J. Kanarek, MD

Morning Sessions

Moderated by Jason Griffith, MD

8:00am to 8:40am GERD in Pulmonology: When Is It Causing Lung Disease and How Can We Treat It?

David J. Kanarek, MD

8:40am to 9:20am Noninvasive Respiratory Support: High-Flow Nasal Cannula, Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, and Noninvasive Ventilation

Dean Hess, PhD, RRT

9:20am to 10:00am Emerging Concepts in COPD

Bartolome R. Celli, MD

10:00am to 10:20am Coffee break

Refreshments provided

10:20am to 11:00am Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease: Detection, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Legal Implications

L. Christine Oliver, MD

11:00am to 11:40am ECMO

Yuval Raz, MD

11:40am to 12:20pm Diagnosis and Management of IPF: How Do We Use the New Drugs?

Sydney B. Montesi, MD

12:20pm to 1:40pm Break for lunch*
1:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch Hour Presentation: MGH Best Cases

Fellows
(Bring your own lunch)

Afternoon Sessions

 Moderated by Krishna Reddy, MD

1:40pm to 2:20pm Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis: Understanding CFTR and New Treatment Options

Isabel Neuringer, MD

2:20pm to 3:00pm Vasopressors in Septic Shock: A New Paradigm

R. Scott Harris, MD

3:00pm to 3:40pm Interstitial Lung Disease and Autoimmune Disease: Which Tests and What Treatment?

Katharine E. Black, MD

3:40pm to 4:00pm Coffee break

Refreshments provided

4:00pm to 4:40pm Pleural Disease: 2018 Updates

Colleen M. Keyes, MD, MPH

4:40pm to 5:20pm Uncommon and Rare Lung Disease

Leo C. Ginns, MD

5:20pm to 6:00pm Thoracic Ultrasound in Critical Care

Calvin Huang, MD

Monday, April 30
7:00am to 8:00am Meet the Professors/Continental Breakfast

Morning Sessions

Moderated by Laura Brenner, MD

8:00am to 8:40am Prognosis and Uncertainty in the ICU

Walter J. O'Donnell, MD

8:40am to 9:20am New Therapeutics in Lung Disease: The Age of Immunotherapy

Benjamin D. Medoff, MD

9:20am to 10:00am Sedation, Analgesia, and Early Mobility: State of the Art in 2018

Crystal M. North, MD

10:00am to 10:20am Coffee break

Refreshments provided

10:20am to 11:00am ARDS: State-of-the-Art Strategies to Protect the Lung

Kathryn A. Hibbert, MD

11:00am to 11:40am Common Neurologic Issues in the ICU

Sahar Zafar, MD

11:40am to 12:20pm The Pulmonary Microbiome

Peggy Lai, MD

12:20pm to 1:40pm Break for lunch*
1:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch Hour Presentation: Protein Biomarkers: Improving Diagnostics in Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Michael A. Gillette, MD, PhD
(Bring your own lunch)

Afternoon Sessions

Moderated by Emily Rubin, MD

1:40pm to 2:20pm Pneumonia, Community and Hospital Acquired: Revised 2018 Guidelines and Treatment Strategies

Benjamin T. Davis, MD

2:20pm to 3:00pm New Approaches to the Unexplained Chronic Cough

Kai Saukkonen, MD

3:00pm to 3:40pm Atypical Mycobacterial Disease

Rocío M. Hurtado MD, DTM&H

3:40pm to 4:00pm Coffee break

Refreshments provided

4:00pm to 4:40pm Current Asthma Concepts: 2018 Treatment Approaches and Guidelines

Aidan A. Long, MBBCh

4:40pm to 5:20pm Palliative Care

Vicki A. Jackson, MD

Networking Reception at the Russell Museum

6:00pm to 8:00pm Reception at Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History & Innovation

Join us for hors d'oeuvres at the famed medical museum at MGH to relax and meet your colleagues

Tuesday, May 1
7:00am to 8:00am Meet the Professors/Continental Breakfast

Morning Sessions

Moderated by Vladimir Vinarsky, MD

8:00am to 8:40am Interventional Pulmonology in 2018

Colleen L. Channick, MD

8:40am to 9:20am Pathogenesis of Sepsis and Current Treatment Guidelines: Evolution of a New Paradigm

B. Taylor Thompson, MD

9:20am to 10:00am Lung Transplantation: Updates on When to Refer, Lung Allocation, and Patient Selection

Todd L. Astor, MD

10:00am to 10:20am Coffee break

Refreshments provided

10:20am to 11:00am Exercise and Cardiopulmonary Disorders: Indications and Interpretation

Gregory D. Lewis, MD

11:00am to 11:40am Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Traditional Chemotherapy, Targeted Therapies, and Immunotherapies

Rebecca Suk Heist, MD

11:40am to 12:20pm The Role of Lung Biopsy in the ICU

Richard L. Kradin, MD

12:20pm to 1:40pm Break for lunch*
1:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch Hour Presentation: MGH Best Cases

Fellows
(Bring your own lunch)

Afternoon Sessions

Moderated by Alison Witkin, MD

1:40pm to 2:20pm Severe Influenza Infection: Pathogenesis and Emerging Therapies

Josalyn L. Cho, MD

2:20pm to 3:00pm Thrombotic Mechanisms and Antithrombotic Agents: How Do the New Oral Agents Fit In?

David J. Kuter, MD, DPhil

3:00pm to 3:40pm Sarcoidosis: How to Approach Treatment Challenges

Fiona K. Gibbons, MD

3:40pm to 4:00pm Coffee break

Refreshments provided

4:00pm to 4:40pm Pulmonary Embolism and DVT: Updates in Diagnosis and Improved Treatment

Richard N. Channick, MD

4:40pm to 5:20pm Pulmonary Hypertension: Evaluation and Controversy in Management

Josanna M. Rodriguez-Lopez, MD

5:20pm to 6:00pm Stratification of Lung Nodules

Theresa C. McLoud, MD

Wednesday, May 2
7:00am to 8:00am Meet the Professors/Continental Breakfast

Morning Sessions

 Moderated by Rachel Knipe, MD

8:00am to 8:40am New Diagnostic Approaches to Tuberculosis and Implications for Emerging Resistance in Other Pathogens

Maha Farhat, MD, MSc

8:40am to 9:20am Therapeutic Hypothermia: Controversies and Consensus in 2018

R. Scott Harris, MD

9:20am to 10:00am There's No Such Thing as "Weaning"

Robert Brown, MD

10:00am to 10:20am Coffee break

Refreshments provided

10:20am to 11:00am Physiology Principles in the ICU

C. Corey Hardin, MD

11:00am to 11:40am Hemorrhage and ANCA-Associated Disease

John L. Niles, MD

11:40am Course Adjourns

Wednesday Afternoon Optional Add-On Program

Sleep Medicine for the Practicing Pulmonologist
Presiding: Puja Kohli, MD

1:30pm to 2:15pm Obstructive Sleep Apnea

James E. Mojica, MD, FAASM

2:15pm to 3:00pm Central Sleep Apnea

James E. Mojica, MD, FAASM

3:00pm to 3:15pm Coffee break

Refreshments provided

3:15pm to 4:00pm Sleep Diagnostics: Home Testing, Lab-Based Testing, Pulse Oximetry, and Device Downloads Using Cards and Wi-Fi

James E. Mojica, MD, FAASM

4:00pm to 4:45pm Noninvasive Ventilation for Neuromuscular Disorders and Alveolar Hypoventilation Syndromes

James E. Mojica, MD, FAASM

*There are many convenient and varied lunch options within a short walking distance of the course.