NAMDRC

The National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care

Conference Schedule

Thursday March 12 Moderator: James P. Lamberti, MD, President, NAMDRC
7:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Program Overview  
8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m. Lung Cancer Pathology Updates Maxwell L. Smith, MD
Consultant Pathologist and Associate Professor Mayo Clinic-Arizona
Scottsdale, AZ
8:40 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. Lung Cancer and Biologics James G. Herman, MD
Co-Director, Lung Cancer Program
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA
9:20 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Interventional Pulmonary and Cancer Colleen Channick, MD
Director of Interventional Pulmonary
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
10:0 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Cancer Panel Maxwell L. Smith, MD
James G. Herman, MD
Colleen Channick, MD
10:30a.m.– 10:45 a.m. Break  
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Severe Asthma Monica Kraft, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Tucson, AZ
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Pulmonary Hypertension: Current Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment Richard Channick, MD
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Evaluations  
12:30 p.m. – 2 :00 p.m. CME LUNCHEON Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems: Current Evidence, Emerging Concern Susanne E. Tanski, MD, MPH, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH
Friday March 13 Moderator: Maida V. Soghikian , MD, President-Elect, NAMDRC
7:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Announcements  
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Telemedicine/eICU Claibe Yarbrough, MD
Chief, Pulmonary/Critical Care
VHA North Texas Health Care System Professor, Internal Medicine
U. T. Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Medicine Steve G. Peters, MD
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Walter O’Donohue Lecture
Endobronchial Valve Therapy for Emphysema
Gerard J. Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP
Professor, Thoracic Medicine & Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break  
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Coding Will Be Fun in 2021! Alan L. Plummer, MD, FCCP
Professor of Medicine-Retired
Emory University Medical Center
Atlanta, GA
11:15 a.m. -11:45 a.m. Practice Management Update 2020 Steve G. Peters, MD
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Legislative and Regulatory Updates Phillip Porte
NAMDRC Executive Director
Vienna, VA
12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Business Meeting  
12:30 p.m. – 2 :00 p.m. NON-CME LUNCHEON Sponsored by AstraZeneca Program and Speaker TBA
Saturday March14 Moderator: Kathleen F. Sarmiento MD, Secretary/Treasurer, NAMDRC
7:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Announcements  
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Diagnosis and Treatment of Insomnia Disorder Jennifer Martin, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine - UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Sleep and NIV Sairam Parthasarathy Professor of Medicine
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Routine Monitoring for Home Assisted Ventilation: Turning on the Lights John Hansen-Flaschen, MD
Emeritus Professor CE of Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Michael M. Rey, MD, MSHP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break  
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 p.m. Controversies in Septic Shock Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba, MD, MSc
Consultant of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic-Arizona
Scottsdale, AZ
11:15 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. Palliative Care in the ICU Mark Edwin, MD
Consultant at the Center for Palliative Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, AZ
12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m. Evaluations  

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