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The National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care

Conference Schedule

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 23 Moderator: Timothy A. Morris, MD, President, NAMDRC
7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Program Overview  
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Post-ICU Syndrome Theodore J. Iwashyna, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. New ATS/IDSA VAP-HAP Guidelines Mark L. Metersky, MD, Professor of Medicine
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Big Data Approaches for Critical Care Medicine John R. Hotchkiss, MD, Associate Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break  
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Biological Therapy in Asthma Mario Castro, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Future of Sleep Medicine Nancy A. Collop, MD, Professor of Medicine Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
12:00 p.m. - 12:20 p.m. Jacob K. Javits Award for Public Service Bonnie J. Addario, Founder
The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, San Carlos, CA
12:20 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Summary of Key Points and Evaluation  
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Free Luncheon and Presentation: OptiflowTM Nasal High Flow  
FRIDAY, MARCH 24 Moderator: Charles W. Atwood, President-Elect, NAMDRC
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Non-CME Breakfast: Advancing the Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Please join us for a case-based presentation about the management of IPF patients with an FDA-approved IPF therapy. Attendees will gain an increased understanding of some of the key barriers associated with the treatment and management of patients with IPF.
7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Announcements  
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Reducing COPD Readmissions - Where Are We Now? Jerry A. Krishnan, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Public Health University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago IL
8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Risk Daniel J. Gottlieb, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School, West Roxbury, MA
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Walter O’ Donohue Memorial Lecture - Oxygen: It’s a Medicine, Not a Gas Dennis E. Doherty, MD, FCCP, Professor of Medicine
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY
Kent L. Christopher, MD, RRT, FCCP, FAARC, Clinical Professor of Medicine University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CA
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break  
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. New Wrinkles in Coding Alan L. Plummer, MD, FCCP, Professor of Medicine Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Practice Management Update 2017 Steve G. Peters, MD, Professor of Medicine Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Legislative and Regulatory Updates Phil Porte, NAMDRC Executive Director Vienna, VA
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Luncheon: What Do Consumers Really Value in Health Care? Mark A. Kelley, MD, Visiting Scholar Harvard Business School, Boston, MA
1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Summary of Key Points and Evaluation
Business Meeting
 
SATURDAY, MARCH 25 Moderator: James P. Lamberti, Secretary/Treasurer, NAMDRC
7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Announcements  
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Pulmonary Hypertension in Interstitial Lung Disease Steven Nathan, MD, Director of the Advanced Lung Disease Program INVOA Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA
8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis Mark L. Metersky, MD, Professor of Medicine
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Implications of Marijuana Decriminalization on the Practice of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Ivor S. Douglas, MD, FRCP (UK), FCCP, Professor of Medicine University of Colorado and Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break  
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. The COPD-Asthma Overlap Syndrome Nicola A. Hanania, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Asthma & COPD Clinical Research Center,
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Assessing Competency in Medicine: The ABIM and Beyond Lynn T. Tanoue, MD, Professor of Medicine and Vice Chair for Clinical A airs, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m. Summary of Key Points and Evaluation  

 

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