Sessions by Curriculum

Saturday, October 19 – Wednesday, October 23

Take advantage of the various sessions by curriculum available during CHEST 2019.

Saturday, October 19
  • 7:30 am – 12:00 pm – Difficult and Severe Asthma: State of the Art 2019
Sunday, October 20
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Beyond Spirometry: New Developments in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Severe Asthma
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Getting It Right: Personalized Strategies for Better Asthma Control
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Eosinophilic Lung Disease
Monday, October 21
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Literature Review: Asthma and COPD
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Problem-Based Learning 2019: New Therapeutic Options for Asthma
Tuesday, October 22
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – From Conception to Birth: Management of Pulmonary Disease in Pregnancy
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Rapid Abstracts: Novel Therapeutics for Severe Asthma: Looking Closer
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – What Else Can I Do for My Severe Asthma Patient? A Focus on Advanced Therapies
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Optimizing Therapy for Status Asthmaticus
Wednesday, October 23
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Approach to the Patient With Asthma-COPD Overlap
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Population-Wide Lung Health: Exposures and Risks
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Updates on Non-Th2 Asthma: Investigating New Pathways and Novel Therapies
Sunday, October 20
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Cardiothoracic Surgery Potpourri
Monday, October 21
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Clinical Outcomes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – ECMO Controversies in Lung Transplantation
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Mechanical Circulatory Support for the Acutely Failing Right Ventricle: Are We There Yet?
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Percutaneous Mechanical Support Devices in Cardiogenic Shock
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – What Happens When the Correct (Right) Ventricle Fails? New Concepts, New Therapies
Tuesday, October 22
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Cardiovascular Case Reports
Wednesday, October 23
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Cardiovascular Disease as a Comorbidity
Saturday, October 19
  • 7:30 am – 5:00 pm – Pulmonary Literature Review and Clinical Update 2019
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Defending the Compromised From the Opportunistic: Fungal Pneumonias in Immunocompromised Hosts
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Interesting Presentations of Infectious Diseases
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Outcomes of Respiratory Infections in the Immunocompromised Host
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – Adjunct Therapies for the Treatment of Pneumonia
Monday, October 21
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Pleural Manifestations of TB: Think Outside the Box
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Management Strategies in Bronchiectasis and Nontuberculous Mycobacteria
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Controversies in Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Treatment
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Pulmonary NTM Infections: Which Patients to Treat, Which Patients to Refer?
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Challenging Cases in Pneumonia: Applying the Evidence
Tuesday, October 22
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Getting Up to Speed!
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – TB or Not TB: That Is the Question: Better Ways to Diagnose Tuberculosis
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Perioperative Management of Antithrombotic Therapy
Wednesday, October 23
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Chest Infections Case Reports
Saturday, October 19
  • 7:30 am – 12:00 pm – Critical Care Board Review
  • 7:30 am – 12:00 pm – ECMO 2019: Current Practice and Controversies
  • 7:30 am – 12:30 pm – Critical Care Echocardiography Board Review: Image Interpretation
  • 1:00 pm – 5:15 pm – Update in Critical Care Medicine: Clinical Year in Review
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Rescue Strategies for Refractory Hypoxemia in ARDS: An Expert Update
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – ICU Sedation and Delirium: Is There a Fine Balance ?
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Hypoxia: Outpatient, In-Patient, and When All Else Fails
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Battling Bronchiectasis Exacerbations
  • 8:45 am – 11:45 am – Airway Management on Cadavers
  • 10:30 am – 12:30 pm – Integrating Awake Intubation Into Your Practice
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Community-Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines: An Overview
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Innovative Ultrasound Uses: Lungs, Lumbar Puncture, and Central Vascular Access Confirmation
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Prevention and Early Treatment of Acute Lung Injury (PETAL) Network Report: Trial Results and Activities
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Critical Care Society Collaborative
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Initiating and Managing Home Mechanical Ventilation
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Pressures and Volumes: Controversies in Mechanical Ventilation
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Clinical Conundrums in ECMO
  • 1:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Essential Skills for Ultrasound-Guided Critical Care Procedures
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Resuscitation in Sepsis: Now What Should We Do?
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Management of Acute Respiratory Failure
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Critical Skills for Failed Airway Management
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – VV ECMO for Severe ARDS and eCPR for Cardiac Arrest
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Echocardiography for Rapid Assessment of Hemodynamic Failure
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Pain, Agitation, Delirium, Immobility, Sleep (PADIS) Guidelines: What Do They Mean for My Patients?
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – ECMO 201: We’re on Support, But: Troubleshooting and Managing Problems During ECMO Support
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Integrating Advanced Practice Providers Into the ICU
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – Neuro-intensive Care: Case-Based Review
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – Tracheostomy Emergencies: From the ED, to ICU, to Home
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – Pardon the Interruption: Controversies in Critical Care
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: From Prevention to Treatment
Monday, October 21
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Choose-Your-Own-Adventure in Difficult Airway Management
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Prevention and Early Detection of AKI in the ICU
  • 10:15 am – 1:15 pm – Critical Skills for Failed Airway Management
  • 10:15 am – 1:15 pm – NEW! Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Managing Sepsis: Controversies in the First 3 Hours
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Rapid Response Teams: Past, Present, and Future
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – ARDS: Fine-tuning Details in Management
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Renal Replacement Therapy in the ICU: What Every Intensivist Should Know
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Vasoactive Agents in Sepsis: Looking Beyond the MAP
  • 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Futility? Responding to Nonbeneficial Treatment Requests
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – NEW! Individualized Airway APPROACH
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – VV ECMO for Severe ARDS and eCPR for Cardiac Arrest
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Plasmapheresis to the Rescue
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Margaret Pfrommer Endowed Memorial Lecture in Home-Based Mechanical Ventilation
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Help! I Have a Pregnant Patient in my ICU
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – A Systematic Approach to the Management of Massive Hemoptysis
  • 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm – Essential Skills for Ultrasound-Guided Critical Care Procedures
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Severe Asthma in the ICU
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Management of Cardiac Surgery Patients in the Immediate Postoperative Period
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Better ‘Boarding’: Optimizing Outcomes for Critically Ill Patients in the Pre-ICU Setting
Tuesday, October 22
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – The Obese Critically Ill Patient: Management Strategies
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Bleeding in Non-trauma Critical Care
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Surviving Critical Illness: What Happens After the ICU?
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – 2019 Update in Airway Management: A Crossfire Debate
  • 8:00 am – 10:00 am – Hands-on Ventilator Graphics: Using Graphics to Optimize Patient Management
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Endocrine Disorders and Critical Illness
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – The Untold Tales of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Sepsis 2020: What Is Down the Pike?
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Improving Long-term Outcomes in the ICU
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation
  • 8:45 am – 10:45 am – Essential Skills for Ultrasound-Guided Critical Care Procedures
  • 8:45 am – 11:45 am – NEW! Pediatric Mechanical Ventilation: Beyond the Basics
  • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Beyond the Essentials: Innovative Ultrasonography in the ICU
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Newest Tools for Difficult ICU Airway Management
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Rapid Fire Ultrasound
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Roger C. Bone Memorial Lecture in Critical Care
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Meet the Professor 2019: Sepsis
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Optimizing Care in the ICU
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – ECMO: Here to Stay
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Critical Care Year in Review – I
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – NEW! Cardiopulmonary Crisis in the ICU: A Simulation Experience
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – VV ECMO for Severe ARDS and eCPR for Cardiac Arrest
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Unusual Cases and Treatments in the ICU
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Ventilator Liberation: Challenges to Weaning the Difficult-to-Wean Patient
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Critical Care Complications
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Critical Care Year in Review II
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – If You Poison Us, Do We Not Die? Toxicology and Critical Illness
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Cardiogenic Shock: State of the Art Review
Wednesday, October 23
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Updates in Critical Care Nutrition Support: Where, When, and What Do I Feed my Critically ill Patient?
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Bundles and Measures: Controversies in Sepsis Care
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Critical Care Devices Abstracts
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Choosing Wisely in the ICU: When Less Is More
  • 8:45 am – 10:45 am – Integrating Awake Intubation Into Your Practice
  • 8:45 am – 11:45 am – Echocardiography for Rapid Assessment of Hemodynamic Failure
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Decompensated Cirrhosis? Challenge Accepted
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Sepsis: New Insights in Taming the Beast
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Endotracheal Intubation: Getting In and Getting Out
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Intensive Care Management of Bone Marrow Transplant Patients
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Controversies and Clinical Conundrums in Critical Care
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – National Level Certification in Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography: What’s New?
Tuesday, October 22
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Religion and End-of-Life Care: 10 Things Every Intensivist Should Know
Saturday, October 19
  • 7:30 am – 5:30 pm – Interstitial Lung Disease: Current Concepts in Imaging, Diagnosis, and Management
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – IPF: Goals of Care Across the Disease Continuum
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Challenges in Patients With Autoimmune-Related ILD: Do We Oversee or Overlook?
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Diffuse Lung Disease Case Reports
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – ILD and the Geriatric Patient
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Emerging Diagnostic Modalities in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Advanced Sarcoidosis: Focusing on Disease With High Morbidity and Mortality
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Pulmonary Vasculitis Syndromes: A Case-Based Overview of Diagnosis and Treatment for the Pulmonologist
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Occupational and Environmental Exposures and Interstitial Lung Disease
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Pulmonary Exacerbations in Cystic Fibrosis: An Update on Epidemiologic Outcomes and Treatment
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – An Approach to Patients With ILD in the ICU
Monday, October 21
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Difficult Interstitial Lung Disease Cases
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Pulmonary Toxicities Related to Lung Cancer Therapy: A Multidisciplinary Case-Based Approach
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – COPD: Reducing Exacerbations and Improving Treatment Outcomes
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Update in IPF Treatment
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Challenges in Management of Connective Tissue Disease-Associated ILD
Tuesday, October 22
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Approaches to Improving Clinical Outcomes in Sarcoidosis
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Literature Review: Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Disease, and Transplantation
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Interstitial Lung Disease Cases: Choose Your Own Adventure!
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Diffuse Lung Diseases Abstracts
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Mock Multidisciplinary Discussion in Interstitial Lung Diseases: To Biopsy or Not
Wednesday, October 23
  • 8:00 am – 10:00 am – Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment of Interstitial Lung Diseases
Monday, October 21
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Hurricane Katrina Response
Wednesday, October 23
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Measles, Ebola, and Anthrax Oh My! Are You and Your Hospital Ready?
Sunday, October 20
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – EBUS: Hot Issues in Tissue Acquisition
Saturday, October 19
  • 7:30 am – 5:10 pm – 27th AABIP: Pleural Disease Management Update 2019
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Literature Review: Pleural Disease and Respiratory Infections
Monday, October 21
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Disorders of the Pleura
Tuesday, October 22
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Pleural Infections: Risk Factors and Management Options
  • 10:45 am – 12:45 pm – Advances in Management of Pleural Diseases
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Pneumothorax and Persistent Air Leak
Wednesday, October 23
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Meet the Professor 2019: Pleural Disease
Saturday, October 19
  • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Evidence-Based Medicine for Busy Clinicians
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Back to the Bedside: Instructional Strategies for Teaching Bedside Procedures
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: Increasing Engagement of Patients and Learners Using Visual Tools
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Why, When, and How Should I Flip My Medical Education Classroom?
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Education and Technology: What’s It Really Good For?
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Mentoring for Medical Educators: School Is Still in Session
Monday, October 21
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Beyond the Lecture: Instructional Strategies for Engaging Your Learners
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – PCCM: The Next Generation or Building the Skills of Tomorrow
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – CHEST Clinical Practice Guidelines Update
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – What Can Be Learned From Other Industries to Enhance a Medical Educator’s Repertoire
Tuesday, October 22
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Technological Innovations in Medical Education
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Social Media for Medical Education: What’s Next?
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Beyond the Bedside: Entrance Into Leadership Roles as an Advanced Practitioner
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Back to the Bedside: Integrating Technology, Teaching Into Patient-Centered Rounds
Wednesday, October 23
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 pm – Meet the Authors: 2019 Highlights From the Journal CHEST
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Power Up Your PowerPoint Presentations
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Changing Face of Cystic Fibrosis: Diagnostic Dilemma
Tuesday, October 22
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – The Era of CFTR Modulators: Past, Present, and Future
Saturday, October 19
  • 7:30 am – 5:30 pm – Lung, Pleural, and Diaphragm Ultrasonography for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Interstitial Lung Abnormalities
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Management of the Indeterminant Pulmonary Nodule
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Ultrasound in the ICU: What Else Can We Look At?
Monday, October 21
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Meet the Professor 2019: Chest CT Patterns of Disease
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Thoracic Ultrasonography for the Pulmonary Consultant
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Lung Cancer Screening Lagniappe: Approach to Common Incidental Findings
Tuesday, October 22
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Fleischner Society Session Part 1: Fleischner Guidelines on Incidental Pulmonary Nodules
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Thoracic Ultrasonography for the Pulmonary Consultant
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Fleischner Society Sessions Part 2: Fleischner Guidelines on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Fleischner Society Session Part 3: Make Your Diagnosis: Unknown Cases
Wednesday, October 23
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Radiology Done by the Nonradiologist
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – A Different View: HRCT for the General Pulmonologist
Saturday, October 19
  • 7:30 am – 12:00 pm – Lung Cancer 2019: Important Advances and Practice Implications
Sunday, October 20
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Updates on Management of Stage III Lung Cancer
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Game of Nodules
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Lung Cancer Staging ‘Tumor Board’
  • 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Lung Cancer: Update and Management
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – A Better Way? Making Sense of the New Malignant Pleural Effusion Management Guidelines
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – Updates in Lung Cancer Screening: Eight Years Beyond the NLST
Monday, October 21
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – The Specter of Gender: The Rising Toll of COPD and Lung Cancer in Women
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Uncommon Lung Tumors
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Lung Cancer Screening Do’s and Don’ts
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Rapid Abstracts: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions in Lung Cancer
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Lung Cancer: Unusual Presentations
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – The Staging and Management of Multiple and/or Subsolid Lung Nodules (8th Edition IASLC Staging)
Tuesday, October 22
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy vs Surgery for Operable Stage I NSCLC
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Treatment of Early Stage Lung Cancer
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Clinical Controversies in Lung Nodule Management: Rapid Fire
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Checkpoint Inhibitor Pneumonitis: Current Concepts in Incidence, Diagnosis, and Management
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Advancing the Decision-Making Process in Lung Cancer
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Lung Cancer: Expect the Unexpected
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Making Sense of Biomarker Testing in Pulmonary Oncology: From Nodules to Cancer
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Don’t Stop Treating Me! Advanced Stage Lung Cancer: Beyond Palliation
Wednesday, October 23
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Literature Review: Lung Cancer and Pulmonary Procedures
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Perspectives on Lung Cancer Screening: Past, Present, and Future
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Lung Cancer Case Reports
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Clinical Outcomes in Lung Cancer
Sunday, October 20
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Women, Lung Disease, and Personalized Medicine: Ready for Prime Time?
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Pulmonary Pathology Fellows Case Reports
Monday, October 21
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Pulmonary Pathology Medical Student/Resident Case Reports
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Pulmonary Pathology II Medical Student/Resident Case Reports
Tuesday, October 22
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Small Samples, Big Results: The Role of EBUS-TBNA in NSCLC Molecular Analysis
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Understanding the Pathophysiology of the Asthma-COPD/Emphysema Overlap in Never Smokers
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Diagnosis and Management of the Adult Patient With Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Choosing More Wisely: Preventing COPD Readmissions
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Diagnosis and Treatment of IPF
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – The Clinical Use of DLCO Testing in the Diagnosis and Management of Lung Disease
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – Addressing Challenges of Severe Steroid-Dependent Asthma: Beyond the Guidelines
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – The M through Z of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency in Clinical Practice
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – Psychologic Comorbidities in Patients With COPD
Monday, October 21
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Nocturnal Noninvasive Ventilation in Stable COPD: When, Where, and How?
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – The Significance and Management of Excessive Dynamic Airway Collapse: A Pro/Con Debate
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Thomas L. Petty, MD, Master FCCP Memorial Lecture
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Pharmacotherapy in COPD: Clinical Uncertainties
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Asthma: From Blood Biomarkers to Biologics and Disease Burden
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – IPF: From Diagnosis to Treatment
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Identifying Successes and Failures of NIV and Airway Clearance: From COPD to Neuromuscular Disease
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Meet the Professor 2019: COPD
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Reducing COPD Readmissions in USA and Canada: Successful Strategies and Barriers to Success
Tuesday, October 22
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Endoscopic Valve Therapy for Severe Emphysema: From Randomized Trials to Clinical Practice
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – COPD: Optimizing Outcomes-Based Management
  • 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Branched Logic and Group-Directed Management in Asthma, COPD, and Asthma-COPD Overlap Cases
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Welcome to the Legalization Era: Managing Patients Who Use Marijuana
Wednesday, October 23
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Om P. Sharma, MD, Master FCCP Memorial Lecture
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Oxygen Therapy: Current and Future Thoughts
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Asthma Overlap Syndromes
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Black Lung Disease: A Resurgence of Mining-Related Lung Disease in the 21st Century
Wednesday, October 23
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Exposure-Related Lung Diseases: Seek and Find
Sunday, October 20
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Palliative Care and End of Life
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Cultural Sensitivity in Palliative Care: Integrating Belief Into Medicine
Monday, October 21
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Palliative Care in End Stage Nonmalignant Lung Disease: Treatment Options and Management Strategies
Sunday, October 20
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Pediatrics Abstracts
Monday, October 21
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea: From the Neonate to the Young Adult
Tuesday, October 22
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Wheezing in Young Children and Risk for Asthma
Saturday, October 19
  • 7:30 am – 5:30 pm – Leadership Development Course
Sunday, October 20
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Women In Pulmonary: The New Leaders of the Pack
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Clinical Decision Making
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – CMS Update: Reimbursement Challenges 2019 and Beyond
Monday, October 21
  • 10:30 am – 12:30 pm – Extinguishing ICU Burnout: An Interactive Session Focusing on Recognizing, Preventing, and Managing Burnout
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Optimizing Your Practice With a Advanced Practice Provider
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – New Approaches to Lung Nodule Diagnostic Yield
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Bronchoscopic Management of Bleeding
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Tunneled Pleural Catheters
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Bronchoscopic Procedures
  • 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm – Chest Tube Placement and Management
  • 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm – Navigating the Mediastinum With EBUS
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Emerging Techniques for Interventional Pulmonary
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Endobronchial Ultrasound Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA)
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Ultrasound-Guided Pleural Procedures on Cadavers
  • 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm – Percutaneous Tracheostomy Placement and Troubleshooting
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – Four Procedures I Wish I Had Not Performed: Complications of Interventional Pulmonary Procedures
Monday, October 21
  • 10:15 am – 1:15 pm – Airway Management on Cadavers
  • 10:15 am – 1:15 pm – Endobronchial Ultrasound Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA)
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Cryobiopsy: Guideline, Perspectives, and Cases
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Bronchoscopic Management of Bleeding
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Tunneled Pleural Catheters
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – NEW! Bronchoscopy Survivor Challenge
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Ultrasound-Guided Pleural Procedures on Cadavers
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Chest Tube Placement and Management
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Navigating the Mediastinum With EBUS
Tuesday, October 22
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Chest Tube Placement and Management
  • 8:45 am – 10:15 am – Percutaneous Tracheostomy Placement and Troubleshooting
  • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Endobronchial Ultrasound Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA)
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Novel Diagnostic Approaches to Peripheral Lung Nodule
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – NEW! Bronchoscopy Survivor Challenge
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Bronchoscopic Management of Bleeding
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Tunneled Pleural Catheters
Wednesday, October 23
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Troubleshooting Tracheostomy: From Placement, Troubleshooting, Downsizing, and Decannulating
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Diagnostic and Therapeutic Bronchoscopy: Year in Review
Monday, October 21
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Unique Physiologic Considerations in Patients With Neuromuscular Disease
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Airway Clearance: Hospital to Home
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Pulmonary Complications of Liver Disease
Wednesday, October 23
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Sunday, October 20
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Distinguished Scientist Honor Lecture in Cardiopulmonary Physiology
  • 1:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Optimal Use of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) in Patient Care
Monday, October 21
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Patients With Lung Disease in the Air: Practical Considerations for Air Travel
  • 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm – Optimal Use of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) in Patient Care
Tuesday, October 22
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – The Role of Peak Inspiratory Flow Rate for Prescribing a Dry Powder Bronchodilator in COPD
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Pearls
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Obesity and Pulmonary Disorders
Wednesday, October 23
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – PFT and iOS Cases: Beyond the Basics
Tuesday, October 22
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Managing Chronic Tracheostomy: Case-Based Discussion
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Muscle Dysfunction
Saturday, October 19
  • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Pulmonary Hypertension: Comprehensive Review and Update Postgraduate Course
Sunday, October 20
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Controversies in CTEPH: The Debate Continues
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Challenging Cases in WHO Group II Disease: Catheter-Based Interventions for Valvular Heart Disease
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Assessment and Outcomes in Pulmonary Thromboembolism
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Controversies in Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Controversies in Treatment
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – Updates From the 6th World PH Symposium Proceedings
Monday, October 21
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Group 2 Pulmonary Hypertension and Diastolic Dysfunction: Definition, Diagnosis, and Treatment
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Pulmonary Hypertension: Characteristics and Treatment
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Opening the Black Box and Discovering Gray: Diseases Associated With Group 5 Pulmonary Hypertension
Tuesday, October 22
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Connecting the Dots: Pulmonary Manifestations of Connective Tissue Disease
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Spectrum of Disease: PE to CTEPH and Everything in Between
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Hemodynamics Can’t Always Break the Tie: When Is It Not PAH?
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Cases of Exertional Dyspnea: How to Sort Out HFpEF and Pulmonary Hypertension
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Pharmacologic Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Pulmonary Vascular Disease Fellow Case Reports
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Challenging Venous Thromboembolism Cases
Wednesday, October 23
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Pulmonary Hypertension and Lung Transplantation: Tackling Four Difficult Challenges
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Pulmonary Vascular Disease Medical Student/Resident Case Reports
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Diagnosis and Risk Stratification in Pulmonary Hypertension
Sunday, October 20
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Mechanical Ventilation Bootcamp
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Ventilator Dyssynchrony: Fighting the Ventilator While Fighting for Life
Monday, October 21
  • 10:15 am – 12:15 pm – Bells and Whistles of Long-term Noninvasive Ventilation: Device, Modes, Features and Interfaces
  • 10:15 am – 1:15 pm – Mechanical Ventilation: Beyond the Bootcamp
  • 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm – NEW! Everything You Need to Know About the Care of the Pediatric and Adult Chronic Tracheostomy
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Mechanical Ventilation Bootcamp
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Advances in the Respiratory Evaluation and Management of ALS
Tuesday, October 22
  • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Mechanical Ventilation: Beyond the Bootcamp
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Mechanical Ventilation Bootcamp
  • 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Bells and Whistles of Long-term Noninvasive Ventilation: Device, Modes, Features and Interfaces
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Portable Ventilators and Ventilator Circuits: Why One Size Does Not Fit All
Wednesday, October 23
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – NAMDRC Session Part 1
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – NAMDRC Session Part 2
  • 8:45 am – 11:45 am – Mechanical Ventilation: Beyond the Bootcamp
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – AARC American Association for Respiratory Care
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Management of a Tracheostomy: Before Placement, Before Home, and During Emergencies
Sunday, October 20
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Meet the Professor 2019: Latest in Cough
Wednesday, October 23
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Dyspnea: Challenging Cases, Most Effective Approach
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Challenges in Evaluating Exertional Dyspnea
Saturday, October 19
  • 7:30 am – 12:00 pm – Sleep Medicine Board Review: CHEST SEEK Case-Based Assessment
  • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – The Full Spectrum of NIV: Sleep-Disordered Breathing to Chronic Respiratory Failure
  • 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Sleep Medicine 2019: Year in Review
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Mastering PAP and Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation Downloads
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: The State of the Art
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – The Overnight Sleep Titration: A Luxury or Necessity in CSA and NMD?
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Apps, Sleep Aides, and Sleep Devices: Patients Want to Know
  • 10:45 am – 12:45 pm – Using Technology to Improve Outcomes for Patients with Sleep-Disordered Breathing
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Managing Central Sleep Apnea in the Patient With Normal Cardiac Function
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – State of the Art: What Is Next When CPAP Fails Your Patient With OSA?
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – High-Flow Nasal Cannula Leaves the ICU: Three Cases of Sleep Apnea Care
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – Sleepless in the ICU? Lessons We Need to Learn
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – Nonrespiratory Sleep Medicine for the Pulmonologist: The Bottom Line
  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm – Problem-Based Learning 2019: Personalized Sleep Apnea Therapy and Adherence
Monday, October 21
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Sleep and Diversity: Sleep Health in the Underserved Population and Minorities
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Shooting for the Moon: Evaluation and Management of Perioperative OSA
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – The Sleepy Commuter
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Treatment of Sleep Disorders in the 21st Century
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Clues to Early Recognition of OSA in Hospitalized Patients: Impact of PAP Interventions on Outcomes and Hospital Readmissions
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Sleep Apnea, Stroke, Atrial Fibrillation, and Heart Disease: Latest Updates
Tuesday, October 22
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Controversies in Sleep Medicine
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease: Phenotypes, Pharmacology, and Risk Stratification
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Consequences of OSA
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – What’s Old Is New Again: Use of Nocturnal Oximetry, Transcutaneous CO2, and PAP Downloads in Adult and Pediatric Populations
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Advances in Telemedicine: Optimizing Health Care for Sleep Medicine and Neuromuscular Disorders
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Sleep Deprivation Across the Lifespan From Medical School to Retirement
Wednesday, October 23
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Sleep Apnea-Related Intermittent Hypoxia and End-Organ Dysfunction: Insights Into Mechanistic Pathways
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – Sleep Apnea-Induced Pulmonary Hypertension: It’s Nothing to Snore About
  • 8:45 am – 9:45 am – The Obesity Epidemic: Implications for Pulmonologists
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Clinical Prediction and Diagnosis of OSA
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Respiratory Management of Neuromuscular Disease: NIV and Sleep, Airway Clearance, and Tracheostomy
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – A Perpetual Dilemma: Should We Treat Mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea?
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Sleep Apnea Phenotypic and Genotypic Clustering
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Academy of Sleep Medicine
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Treatment of Nicotine Dependence: An Update
Sunday, October 20
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Referral Controversies in Lung Transplantation
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Contemporary Lung Transplant Outcomes
Monday, October 21
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Bronchoscopy and Lung Transplantation
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Got the Lung Transplant Blues? Pathology Pearls and Clinical Riffs
Tuesday, October 22
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – Bronchiolitis in 2019: An Update on Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Management
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Diagnosing and Managing Infectious Complications in the Cardiothoracic Transplant Recipient
  • 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm – Lung Transplant Long-term Allograft Health: Flavors of Chronic Lung Allograft Failure
Sunday, October 20
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Edward C. Rosenow III, MD, Master FCCP/Master Teacher Honor Lecture
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – CHEST Journal Session
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Presidential Honor Lecture
Monday, October 21
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am – European Respiratory Society
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – CTS – Highlights From Canada Part 1
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – CTS – Highlights From Canada Part 2
  • 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – CTS – Highlights From Canada Part 3
Tuesday, October 22
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Pasquale Ciaglia Memorial Lecture in Interventional Medicine
Wednesday, October 23
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – Murray Kornfeld Memorial Founders Lecture
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am – AANP American Association of Nurse Practitioners