Dr. Amir Zeki - Critical Care Management of Asthma

Dr. Amir A. Zeki, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at the UC Davis School of Medicine. He will be discussing critical care management of asthma. Developed by the California Thoracic Society in collaboration with Electromed, Inc.

Dr. Bruce Trapnell - Autoimmune PAP

Dr. Trapnell is an internationally known clinician-scientist, who’s work focuses on rare lung diseases, alveolar macrophage biology, GM-CSF in lung health and disease, and human gene therapy. The Trapnell lab investigates the pathobiology of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP), focusing on the role of GM-CSF in regulating alveolar macrophage differentiation, and function.  Developed by the California Thoracic Society in collaboration with PAP Foundation.

Dr. Anil Ghimire - Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (CHP)

Dr. Gimire is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco-Fresno. He will take us on a deep dive into Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (CHP), and discuss the epidemiology of HP, the principles of management, and what the future holds. Developed by the California Thoracic Society in collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


Dr. Michael Schivo - Comprehensive COPD Care

Michael Schivo, MD, MAS is Associate Professor of Medicine, Co-Director Comprehensive COPD Clinic and Director, Internal Medicine Residency Research Track Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. Developed by the California Thoracic Society in collaboration with Electromed, Inc.


Dr. Niranjan Jeganathan - Interstitial Lung Disease Educational Series: Connective Tissue Disease-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease

Niranjan Jeganathan MD, MS, FCCP, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program at Loma Linda University Health, Loma Linda, CA. Dr. Jeganathan will discuss Connective Tissue Disease-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease. Developed by the California Thoracic Society in collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


Dr Weiss – Prone Positioning: What's New

Tyler is the adult clinical education coordinator and assistant professor for the Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, the Division of Respiratory Care at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He will be discussing the current literature support for prone positioning in ARDS, including COVID-19, the methods and challenges of placing a patient in the prone position, and mechanical ventilation management strategies for patients in the prone position. Developed by the California Thoracic Society in collaboration with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare.


Antonio Anzueto - Nebulization in Viral Pandemics: Evidence Based Review

Dr. Antonio Anzueto is the professor of pulmonary and critical care in the Department of Medicine at the University of Texas and chief in the pulmonary section of the RDL Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital Division of the South Texas Veterans Health Care System in the United States. Dr. Anzueto will be discussing the transmission mechanisms for viral respiratory pathogens, procedures that are considered as aerosol-generating based on national and international health authorities, and the coronavirus data related to nebulization. He will also review the current recommendations for administering nebulized medication during the COVID-19 pandemic. Developed by the California Thoracic Society in collaboration with Theravance Biopharma.


Dr. Rupal Shah - Interstitial Lung Disease Educational Series: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

Dr. Rupal J. Shah MD, MS, Associate Professor of Medicine from the University of California, San Francisco, will guide and help us explore the nature of IPF. Developed by the California Thoracic Society in collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


Dr. Matt Trump - Implementation of Nasal High Flow Before, During and After COVID-19

Learn about experiences and outcomes with Nasal High Flow both before and during COVID-19, along with observations when using the therapy after COVID-19. Dr. Trump has been with The Iowa Clinic since 2014 and currently serves as the Medical Director for UnityPoint Pulmonary Rehabilitation. He is an instructor at Des Moines University, an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at The University of Iowa and section chief for the Pulmonary/Critical Care division of the University of Iowa – Des Moines Internal Medicine Residency. Presented by Dr. Mark Trump , DO FACP FCCP Developed by the California Thoracic Society in collaboration with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare.


Electromed Dr Kuhn - Strategies to Break the Cycle of COPD Exacerbations

Prevention of exacerbations is paramount in the management of patients with COPD, as each exacerbation leads to worse health. We will discuss a strategy for phenotyping COPD patients and exacerbations with a focus on how best to apply the expanding options of therapeutic agents and devices. Presented by Dr. Brooks Thomas Kuhn, MD, MAS, University of California at Davis. Developed by the California Thoracic Society in support with SmartVest (Electromed, Inc.)


Justin Oldham, MD MS - Interstitial Lung Disease - Educational Series⁣⁣: Disease Overview

Discover a framework for interstitial lung disease (ILD) classification, review the ILD diagnostic work-up, and learn the importance of early ILD detection.⁣⁣ Justin Oldham, MD, MS, from the University of California at Davis, will take us on a deep dive into ILD.⁣ Dr. Oldham is the Assistant Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Interstitial Lung Disease Program at University of California at Davis. Developed by the California Thoracic Society in collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.