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2020 Conference

New York State Thoracic Society

The 2020 Annual New York State Thoracic Society Conference will be held on Thursday, March 26th and Friday, March 27th at University of Rochester Medical Center.

The AARC has accredited this conference with 10.75 CRCE credits

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Thoracic Society and the New York State Thoracic Society. The American Thoracic Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Thoracic Society designates this live activity for a maximum of
10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Thursday March 26th

7:00 AM - Registration

7:45 AM - President's Welcome

8:00 AM - Viren Kaul, MD: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Education,Research and Career Advancement

8:45 AM - Brian Weinrick, PhD: Research on Respiratory Pathogens at Trudeau Institute

9:30 AM - Coffee Break

9:45 AM - Sandhya Khurana, MD: Three in One: Updates on Asthma Management from Three Guideline Committees

10:30 AM - Trudeau Lecture - Atul C. Mehta, MD: Past, Present, and Future of Bronchoscopy: Connecting the Dots

11:45 AM  - Lunch

1:00 PM - Business Meeting

1:15 PM - Fellow's Forum

2:45 PM - Coffee Break

3:00 PM - Ilona Jaspers, PhD: E-cigarettes and Vaping: Perspectives from a Concerned Citizen, an Inhalation Toxicologist, and Mother of Teenagers

3:45 PM - Jim White, MD: Update on Pulmonary Hypertension

4:30 PM - Patricia Sime, MD: Update on ILD

5:15 PM - Reception

Friday, March 27th

7:00 AM - Registration

7:45 AM - President's Welcome

8:00 AM - Anna Nolan, MD: World Trade Center Associated Disease: Lessons Learned and Future Plans

8:45 AM - Karin Provost, DO, PhD: Sarcoidosis: The Ship Needs a Captain.  Managing the multi-system Involvement of a Complex Disease

9:30 AM - Coffee Break

9:45 AM - Sanjay Sethi, MD: Chronic Bacterial Infection in COPD: Mechanisms and Consequences

10:30 AM - Gordon Guyatt, MD: How to Recognize a Trustworthy Practice Guideline?

11:45 AM  - Lunch

1:00 PM - Poster Session

1:15 PM - Poster Session Judging

2:45 PM - Pierre Kory, MD: Ultrasound in the ICU, Including How to Assess Fluid Responsiveness

4:15 PM - The Ravi Rajmane Abstract & Poster Competition Award Ceremony

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