During the Sunday session “Beyond Spirometry: New Developments in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Severe Asthma,” Diego Maselli, MD, FCCP, and his co-presenters will review the current tools for a practical assessment and diagnosis of asthma and how that translates to clinical practice.
Megan Conroy, MD, is always burning the candle on both ends. As a third-year pulmonary and critical care fellow at The Ohio State University and a graduate student pursuing a master’s in education, it’s a constant change in how to balance her varying schedule.
The session “Cultural Sensitivity in Palliative Care: Integrating Belief Into Medicine” aims to give health-care providers a tool set for interfacing with different cultures in the discussion of death and dying, while at the same time encourage them to identify their own beliefs and how those can influence practice.
The Wellness Zone will be located in the lobby/foyer space inside the convention center and will be open all day Sunday – Wednesday, except during the Opening Sessions. Attendees can visit the Wellness Zone at any time with no appointment necessary.
The Sunday session “State of the Art: What Is Next When CPAP Fails Your Patient With OSA” will highlight ways to improve therapy for sleep apnea, says Sunita Kumar, MD, FCCP, chair of the session.
This Tuesday morning, a national campaign launched in 2015 that seeks to spread awareness about the importance of immediate hemorrhage control for trauma patients will be the focus of a session titled “Stop the Bleed: Cutting-Edge Science, Education, and Outreach Empowering the Public to Save Lives.” Matthew Levy, DO, previews the session.
Arghavan Salles, MD, PhD, a founding member of TIME’S UP Healthcare, will address the different challenges women face in the health-care workplace and initiatives being implemented to “unify national efforts to bring safety, equity, and dignity to our health care workplace”—the mission of the TIME’S UP Healthcare organization—during Monday’s “Women & Pulmonary Luncheon and Networking Hour.”
Read about what educational and interactive CHEST Games you can play in the Exhibit Hall at this year’s annual meeting.
Victor J. Test, MD, FCCP, will take over as CHEST Program Chair for 2020. Read about plans for the 2020 annual meeting in Chicago in this Q&A.
We have world-renowned faculty from the United States and Canada who can provide a broad perspective on why different strategies may work or fail,” says Monday session chair Neil Freedman, MD, FCCP, about “Reducing COPD Readmissions in the US and Canada: Successful Strategies and Barriers to Success.
CHEST is embracing “The Big Easy” at this year’s annual meeting by delivering top-notch, quality education and fun experiences to help physicians go ‘big’ for patients back home, truly optimizing their care. CHEST 2019 Program Chair William Kelly, MD, FCCP, shares more about the exciting meeting ahead.
Escape from a starship under attack, relax at the Wellness Zone, and drop your kids off at childcare. These are all new things to do at the CHEST Annual Meeting this year! Find out what else is new.