NetWorks Events

 

 

NetWorks are our special interest groups that focus on particular areas of chest medicine. Below are some event highlights for CHEST 2017.

Donor Lounge

Head into the Donor Lounge to make your donation to The CHEST Foundation and help your NetWork win the NetWorks Challenge.

Date: Sunday, October 29 - Wednesday, November 1
Times: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Sun-Tues); 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Wed)
Location: Convention Centre - Room 803 B

Opening Keynote Sessions

The Champion’s Code: Building Relationships Through Life Lessons of Integrity and Accountability from the Sports World to the Business World
Speaker: Ross Bernstein
Date: Sunday, October 29
Time: 8:45 AM -10:30 AM
Location: Convention Centre – Exhibit Hall G

The Power of One: How One Attitude, One Action, and One Person Can Change the World
Speaker: John O’Leary
Date: Monday, October 30
Time: 8:45 AM -10:00 AM
Location: Convention Centre – Exhibit Hall G

CHEST Opening Reception

Date: Sunday, October 29
Time: 5:30 PM -7:30 PM
Location: Sheraton – Sheraton Ballroom

CHEST Challenge Championship/NetWork Trainee Mixer

Cheer for your favorite team during the CHEST Challenge Championship. The top three teams will go head-to-head in a Jeopardy-style format. Watch the teams compete while challenging your own knowledge.

All the while, the NetWork Trainee Mixer will be taking place. Trainees are encouraged to meet with NetWork (special interest group) leaders in this face-to-face, casual setting. Appetizers and drinks provided!

Date: Tuesday, October 31
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Sheraton – Dominion Ballroom

Experience CHEST Presentations

Palliative and End-of-Life Care NetWork Clinical Presentation: Responding to Patient/Family Requests to "Do Everything"
Hunter Groninger, MD
Monday, October 30, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Transplant NetWork Clinical Presentation: Cystic Fibrosis and Transplant
Charles (Randy) Lane, MD
Monday, October 30, 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Pulmonary Vascular Disease NetWork Clinical Presentation: Difficult Conversations With PH Patient and Caregiver
Sara Hegab, MD
Monday, October 30, 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

Women’s Health NetWork Clinical Presentation: Environmental and Occupational Links to Lung Disease in Women
Rana Kaplan, MD, FCCP
Monday, October 30, 12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Practice Operations NetWork Clinical Presentation: How to Win at Google.
Deep Ramachandran, MBBS
Monday, October 30, 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Pulmonary Physiology, Function, and Rehabilitation NetWork Clinical Presentation: Keypoints in the Interpretation of DLCO
Yuh-Chin Tony Huang, MD, FCCP
Monday, October 30, 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Practice Operations NetWork Clinical Presentation: MACRA in 15 Minutes
Scott Manaker, MD, PhD, FCCP
Omar Hussain, DO
Tuesday, October 31, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Pulmonary Vascular Disease NetWork Clinical Presentation: Use of Hemodynamic Mechanical Devices in PH
Hector R. Cajigas, MD, FCCP
Tuesday, October 31, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Respiratory Care NetWork Clinical Presentation: Measuring Auto-PEEP by Static and Dynamic Techniques
Herbert Patrick, MD, MS, FCCP
Justin Grammy, DO
Tuesday, October 31, 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Airways Disorders NetWork Clinical Presentation: Peak Inspiratory Flow Rate: Criterion for DPI Use in COPD
Donald A. Mahler, MD, FCCP
Tuesday, October 31, 12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Home-Based Mechanical Ventilation and Neuromuscular Disease NetWork Clinical Presentation: Pediatric Home Mechanical Ventilation: A Canadian Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline Executive Summary
Reshma Amin, MD, FCCP
Tuesday, October 31, 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Interprofessional Team NetWork Clinical Presentation: Creating a Successful Inter-professional Critical Care Team
Brian W. Carlin, MD, FCCP
Wednesday, November 1, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Clinical Pulmonary Medicine NetWork Clinical Presentation: Role of Procalcitonin in AECOPD Treatment
Jessie Chai, MD
Anthony Andriotis, MD
Wednesday, November 1, 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Pulmonary Physiology, Function, and Rehabilitation NetWork Clinical Presentation: The Medical Director for Pulmonary Rehabilitation: What Can I Expect and What Should I Know?
Brian W. Carlin, MD, FCCP
Wednesday, November 1, 12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Women’s Health NetWork Clinical Presentation: Update on Asthma Management in Pregnancy
Stephen E. Lapinsky, MBBCh, MS
Wednesday, November 1, 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

CHEST 2017 NetWork Featured Lectures and Highlights

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
The Nature of Small Airways Obstruction in Chronic Lung Disease
James C. Hogg, MD
Sunday, October 29, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: 604

NetWork Highlights
"Treatable Traits" in Targeted Therapy for Asthma: The Role of Biomarkers
Sunday, October 29, 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 714B

GOLD COPD-2017 Report: What's new?
Wednesday, November 1, 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: 714A

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Advances in Cardio Oncology
Joanne K. Mazzarelli, MD
Sunday, October 29, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 604

NetWork Highlights
Mechanical Support for the Failing Right Ventricle: New Frontiers
Monday, October 30, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: 618

ECMO for Respiratory Failure, VA and VV
Monday, October 30, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 613

Chest Infections

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Difficult to Treat Infections in Cystic Fibrosis
Dr. Elliot Dasenbrook
Monday, October 30, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 605

NetWork Highlights
Complex Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Cases: An Interactive session
Tuesday, October 31, 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: 717AB

Microbiome and Me
Wednesday, November 1, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 614AB

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Eosinophilic Lung Disease
James N. Allen, MD, FCCP
Sunday, October 29, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 605

NetWork Highlights
Pleural Controversies
Sunday, October 29, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 701B

Bronchiolitis: An Update on Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Management
Wednesday, November 1, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: 613

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
The Utilization of Allergen Exposure Chambers in Clinical Research
Charles P. Andrews, MD, FCCP
Sunday, October 29, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: 605

NetWork Highlights
Pulmonary Toxicities Of New Chemotherapeutic And Biological Drugs Used In The Treatment Of Cancer
Tuesday, October 31, 11:00 AM - 12:15 pm
Location: 613

COPD 2018
Tuesday, October 31, 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: 614AB

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Enhancing Survivorship after Sepsis
Hallie Prescott, MD
Sunday, October 29, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 605

NetWork Highlights
Integration of Ultrasound into ICU Practice: A Panel of Master Clinicians
Sunday, October 29, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 617AB

Septic Shock: Controversies in Resuscitation
Wednesday, November 1, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 713AB

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Essential Critical Care Skills - Lessons Learned
James Geiling, MD, FCCP
Monday, October 30, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: 605

NetWork Highlights
Transport Critical Care Medicine: Managing risk moving patients
Sunday, October 29, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 701A

Stop the Bleed – Teaching in Field Life Saving Techniques for Mass Casualty Bleeding
Wednesday, November 1, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 601A

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Titrating NIV For Adult Neuromuscular Patients In The Sleep Lab - A Single Center Experience
Won Y. Lee, MD
Monday, October 30, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 604

NetWork Highlights
Living and dying with Progressive Respiratory Neuromuscular Diseases; Where, When and How? - A Joint Neuromuscular Disease and Home-Based Mechanical Ventilation and Palliative and End of Life Care Session
Monday, October 30, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 618

Respiratory Management of ALS Patient
Tuesday, October 31, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: 615AB

Memorial Lecture
Margaret Pfrommer Memorial Lecture in Long-term Mechanical Ventilation
Monday, October 30, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: 701A

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Defining the roles of Non-physician Providers in Your Practice: Who, What, When, Where
Corrine Preston, NP-C, FCCP
Brian Carlin, MD, FCCP
Mary Hart, RRT, MS, FCCP
Monday, October 30, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 605

NetWork Highlights
Paradigms of Multidisciplinary Care
Wednesday, November 1, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 616AB

Challenges in ICU Management
Tuesday, October 31, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: 718A

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Molecular Endotyping of Pulmonary Fibrosis
Amanda Goodwin
Sunday, October 29, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 604

NetWork Highlights
Diagnostic Dilemmas in ILD
Tuesday, October 31, 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: 701B

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
An Update on the Technical Standards Guidelines to Optimize Specimen Acquisition for EBUS- TBNA: ACCP, ATS, ACP, CAP and ASC
Christopher Gilbert, DO, MS, FCCP
Monday, October 30, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: 604

NetWork Highlights
Controversies in EBUS: Much ado about nothing?
Tuesday, October 31, 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: 618

Multidisciplinary Approach for Management of Patients with Early Stage Lung Cancer
Wednesday, November 1, 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: 713AB

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Update on Polar Ice Conditions
Bruno Tremblay, MD
Tuesday, October 31, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 604

NetWork Highlights
Diagnostic and Treatment Dilemmas in Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Wednesday, November 1, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - Location: 714B

Evaluation of Military Personnel with Deployment-Related Respiratory Symptoms
Wednesday, November 1, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: 701A

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Euthanasia in Medicine
Blair Henry
Tuesday, October 31, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 605

NetWork Highlights
Neuroprognostication: The Intensivist Dilemma
Tuesday, October 31, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 616AB

Cultural and Religious Considerations within a Shared Decision-Making Model in the ICU
Tuesday, October 31, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 714A

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine Workforce Study
Christopher Harris, MD
Wednesday, November 1, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 604

NetWork Highlights
Recurrent Cough And Wheezing In Infants. Is It Asthma Or Not?
Tuesday, October 31, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 701A

Back to Basics: Oximetry Use in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine patients
Wednesday, November 1, 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: 714B

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
MACRA: Where Are We Now?
Scott Manaker, MD, PhD, FCCP
Wednesday, November 1, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 605

NetWork Highlights
ICU Quality Metrics: What Your ICU Should Be Tracking
Monday, October 30, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 715AB

COPD Readmissions Reduction: A Team-Based Approach
Sunday, October 29, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 614AB

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
DLCO ERS/ATS Task Force DLCO Guidelines
Neil MacIntyre, MD, FCCP
Tuesday, October 31, 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM
Location: 604

NetWork Highlights
Recent Advances in Dyspnea
Wednesday, November 1, 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: 701B

Pulmonary Function Crossfire
Wednesday, November 1, 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: 713AB

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Patient-Centered Outcomes in Pulmonary Hypertension
Stephen Mathai, MD, FCCP
Monday, October 30, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 605

NetWork Highlights
VTE Firing Line
Sunday, October 29, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 701B

How should I follow my PAH patient? A review of novel and traditional outcome measures.
Sunday, October 29, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 715AB

Pulmonary Vascular Disease Business Meeting
Monday, October 30, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: 603

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Using Simulation to Advance the Clinical Practice of Respiratory Therapists
Brady Scott, RRT, MS
Monday, October 30, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: 605

NetWork Highlights
Tracheostomy Beyond Placement: Long-term Management & Care
Monday, October 30, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 701B

Updates in Acute Respiratory Failure
Monday, October 30, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 618

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Future of Sleep Medicine
Barbara Phillips, MD, MSPH, FCCP
Monday, October 30, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 604

NetWork Highlights
To treat or not to treat central sleep apnea: Controversies and management
Sunday, October 29, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 701B

Adapting to change in sleep medicine: Improving your practice's chances of success in a rapidly changing healthcare environment
Wednesday, November 1, 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: 605

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Personalized Lung Cancer Care: When Will it Actually Be about the Patient?
Alex Balekian, MD
Monday, October 30, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: 604

NetWork Highlights
The New IASLC Lung Cancer Staging System
Sunday, October 29, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 714B

Tissue acquisition, expanded molecular and immunologic testing in lung cancer - What the chest physician needs to know.
Sunday, October 29, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 701A

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Lung Transplantation Using Hepatitis C Organs
Lianne G. Singer, MD, FCCP
Tuesday, October 31, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 605

NetWork Highlights
Navigating the End of the Road
Wednesday, November 1, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 613

Optimizing Candidates for Lung Transplantation: Who Best Benefits from a Limited Resource
Sunday, October 29, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 617AB

NetWork Featured Lecture with Business Meeting
Impact of the Caregiving Role During and After an episode of Critical Illness
Margaret S. Herridge, MD, MS
Monday, October 30, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 604

NetWork Highlights
Women, Sleep, Heart Disease…what's the connection?
Monday, October 30, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Location: 701B

Apps and Naps
Tuesday, October 31, 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: 615AB

Luncheon
Women in Pulmonary Luncheon
Sunday, October 29, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Sheraton - Grand East