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California Thoracic Society Annual Conference

March 16 - March 19

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Non-CME

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Meet & Greet Reception – Sponsored by: Sanofi REGENERON
Topic: Who’s in Your Waiting Room?
Speaker: Jamie Rutland, MD CEO and Medical Director Rutland Medical Group/West Coast Lung Newport Beach, CA

Friday March 17, 2023

Non-CME

7:00 am – 7:45 am Non-CME Breakfast – Sponsored by: ASTRAZENECA/AMGEN
Topic: Looking from the top down: A New Understanding of Epithelial
Alarms in Asthma
Speaker:  Michael Wechsler, MD, MMSc

Pulmonary Physiology

8:00 am – 8:45 am – Keynote – The New Frontier of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
•William Stringer MD (Harbor-UCLA)
8:45 am – 9:15 am – Impact of Race on Interpretation of Spirometry
•Aaron Baugh MD (UC San Francisco)

9:15 am – 9:30 am Break

9:30 am – 10:00 am – Beyond PFT: Oscillometry for the Diagnosis of Small Airways Disease
•Cathy Sassoon MD (UC Irvine)

10:00 am – 10:30 am – Crash Course on Pediatric Pulmonary Physiology for the Adult Provider
•Sumit Bhargava MD (Stanford)
10:30 am – 10:40 am Question and Answer

10:40 am – 11:00 am Break

Ventilator Management

11:00 am – 11:30 am – What Do Those Lines Mean? Troubleshooting the Ventilator Waveform
•Justin Phillips RRT (UC San Francisco)
11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Outside the ICU – Home Non-Invasive and Invasive Device Management
•Jeremy Orr MD (UC San Diego)
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm – Denied Again – Navigating Approval from Insurance Companies and DME Barriers for Oxygen Delivery and Home Ventilation
•Krystal Craddock RRT (UC Davis)
12:30 pm – 12:40 pm Question and Answer

12:40 pm – 1:40 pm Lunch

Hands-On Session

1:40 pm – 2:40 pm
•Remote Spirometry – Anna Breiburg, DNP APRN (VA Palo Alto)
•CPET Bike Equipment and Interpretation – William Stringer MD (Harbor-UCLA)
•Secretion Clearance 1 – Meghan Marmor MD (Stanford)
•Secretion Clearance 2 – Justin Phillips RRT (UC San Francisco)

2:40 pm – 3:00 pm Break

Infectious Diseases

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm – Long COVID is No Joke: Multidisciplinary Approach to Management of Long COVID
•Nisha Viswanathan, MD (UC Los Angeles)
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Do You Know Lady Windermere? Update on NTM Guidelines and Airway Clearance
•Shoshana Zha MD PhD (UC San Francisco)
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Infectious Diseases are Funi-gi: Update on Fungal Lung Disease and Coccidioidomycosis
•George Thompson MD (UC Davis)
4:30 pm – 4:40 pm Question and Answer

4:40 pm – 5:00 pm Break

Non-CME

5:10 pm – 6:00 pm Well-Being in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Ni-Cheng Liang, MD (Scripps Health) – Sponsored by: California Thoracic Society
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Women in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Ni-Cheng Liang, MD (Scripps Health) – Sponsored by: REGENERON

 

Saturday March 18, 2023

Non-CME

7:00 am – 7:45 am Non-CME Breakfast – Sponsored by: FISHER PAYKEL HEALTHCARE
Topic: An Objective Tool for HFNC Assessments
Speaker: Naomi Bugayong, MSRC, RRT, RRT-ACCS, AE-C

Update on Critical Care

8:00 am – 8:45 am – Keynote – Palliative Care and Ethics in the Intensive Care Unit
•David Chooljian, MD (Loma Linda)
8:45 am – 9:15 am – Rehab and Nutrition in the Intensive Care Unit
•Isabel Pedraza MD (Cedars-Sinai)
9:15 am – 9:45 am – Alarm Fatigue: Sleep in the Intensive Care Unit
•Shazia Jamil MD (Scripps/UC San Diego)
9:45am – 9:55 am Question and Answer

9:55 am – 10:20 am Break

Pulmonary Embolism

10:20 am – 10:50 am – Creating a Pulmonary Embolism Response Team
•Janine Vintch MD & Srikanth Reddi, MD (Harbor-UCLA)
10:50 am – 11:20 am – Interventional Modalities for Acute Pulmonary Embolism
•John Moriarty MD (UC Los Angeles)
11:20 am-11:50 am – The Current State of CTED/CTEPH and the Post Pulmonary Embolism Syndrome
•Richard Channick MD (UC Los Angeles)
11:50 am – 12:00 pm – Pro: Catheter Directed Therapy Should be Used for Intermediate High Risk PE
•John Moriarty MD (UC Los Angeles)
12:00 pm – 12:10 pm – Con: Catheter Directed Therapy Should Not be Used for Intermediate High Risk PE
•Richard Channick MD (UC Los Angeles)
12:10 pm – 12:20 pm Question and Answer

12:20 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch

Hands-On Session

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
New Generation PAP Devices for OSA – Kirat Gill MD (Stanford)
Home Ventilators and Mouthpiece Ventilation – Michelle Cao, DO (Stanford) and Christal Hawkins RRT (UC San Diego)
Oxygen Delivery – Chris Garvey FNP MSN (UC San Francisco) & Krystal Craddock RRT (UC Davis)
Ventilator Waveforms – Brooks Kuhn MD (UC Davis)

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Break

Hot topics in Pulmonary: From One Size Fits All to Targeted Therapy

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm – Update on Antifibrotics for Interstitial Lung Disease
•Brett Ley, MD (Kaiser San Francisco)
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Update on Biologic Therapy for Asthma
•Lauren Eggert MD (Stanford)
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Update on targeted therapy for cystic fibrosis
•Andrea Glassberg MD (Kaiser Sacramento) & Alica Mirza, MD (Kaiser Oakland)
4:30 pm – 4:40 pm Question and Answer

4:40 pm – 5:10 pm Break

Non-CME

5:10 pm – 7:30 pm Fellows/Multidisciplinary Poster Session
Sponsored by: The California Thoracic Society

 

Sunday March 19, 2023

Non-CME

8:30 am – 9:30 am Non-CME Breakfast – Sponsored by: Sanofi REGENERON
Topic: Implications of Systemic and Localized Type 2 Inflammation
for Patients with Asthma
Speaker: Michael Wechsler, MD