2022-2023 Chest Conference Series for Brown Affiliated Hospitals

Provided by the Division of Pulmonary, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine


Please complete the evaluation(s) to be awarded credit commensurate with your participation. 

Course summary
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September 9th, 2022

  • Navneet Singh, MD - “Omics in Pulmonary Vascular Disease”
  • Christopher Theroux, MD - “Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) in Pregnancy”

September 16th, 2022

  • Matthew Jankowich, MD - “Immersion Pulmonary Edema”
  • Roger Auth, MD - “Acute Sickle Cell Intrahepatic Cholestasis (SCIC): An Emerging Critical Complication of HgbSS?”

September 23rd, 2022

  • Maya Cohen, MD - “Biomarkers in Sepsis”
  • Sharon Rounds, MD - “Advance-CTR: Building Biomedical Research Resources in RI”

September 30th, 2022

  • Mitchell M. Levy, MD, MCCM, FCCP - “2021 Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines – What has Changed”
  • Robert Simmons-Beck, MD - “LONG-ing for an Answer: A transient look into long COVID and its potential pathophysiology”

October 7th, 2022

  • Samuel Evans, MD - “ICS-LABA for as Needed Use in Asthma: Updates from GINA”
  • Clare Ronan, MD - “Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor-Induced Angioedema”

October 14th, 2022

  • Jason Aliotta, MD - “I heard you missed us, we’re back! Making sense of ICU readmission”
  • Daniel Dustin, DO - “A Journey through the K-Hole: Ketamine in the Intensive Care Unit”

October 21st, 2022

  • Joseph V. Meharg, MD - “COVID-19 and Diaphragm Dysfunction”
  • Meghan Snuckel, MD - “Confusing Inhaler Delivery Systems and Their Effects on Compliance and Outcomes”

October 28th, 2022

  • Corey E. Ventetuolo, MD, MS - “3, 2, 1: Changing Thresholds in Pulmonary Hypertension”
  • Tariq Sallam, MD - “Challenges in the Diagnosis of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterium Pulmonary Disease”

November 4th, 2022

  • Eric Gartman, MD - “Clinical Implications of Flawed Pulse Oximetry Based on Skin tone”
  • Janet Joseph, MD - “PPI use in the ICU”

November 11th, 2022

  • Andrew Foderaro, MD - "Current Updates on Robotic Bronchoscopy"
  • Grant Cagle, MD, MPH "Stop the Bleed: A Review of Hemoptysis with Current and Future Interventions"

November 18th, 2022

  • James Klinger, MD - “Management of Venous Thromboembolism in the time of COVID”

December 2nd, 2022

  • Linda Nici, MD - “New Concepts of COPD:  Implications for prevention, early diagnosis and intervention”
  • Michael Simon, MD, MSc - “New Concepts of COPD:  Implications for prevention, early diagnosis and intervention”

December 9th, 2022

  • Christopher Mullin, MD, MHS - “Back in the Saddle Again:  Reexamining exercise pulmonary hypertension”
  • Sara Aijaz, MD - “Back in the Saddle Again:  Reexamining exercise pulmonary hypertension”

December 16th, 2022

  • Hasmeena Kathuria, MD - “Understanding the Menthol Ban”
  • Meghan Snuckel, MD - “Understanding the Menthol Ban”

January 13th, 2023

  • Rachel Darling, MD - “Hepatorenal Syndrome: A comparison of best treatments”

January 27th, 2023

  • Nicholas Ward, MD - “Neuroprognostication in Anoxic Brain Injury”
  • Clare Ronan, MD - “Iatrogenic Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome in the Intensive Care Unit”

February 3rd, 2023

  • Mareril Wheeler, MD - “Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Therapy”
  • Michael Stanchina, MD - “Omega 3 Fatty Acids in Sepsis”

February 10th, 2023

  • Adeel Abbasi, MD - “Intravenous Fluids in Sepsis: Is Enough Enough?”
  • Sara Aijaz, MD - “Indwelling Pleural Catheters in Non-malignant Pleural Effusions”

February 17th, 2023

  • Amos Charles, MD - “Gene Therapy for Sickle Disease (SCD)”
  • Gregory Millio, MD, MA - “Does Controlled Donation after Circulatory Death Violate the Dead Donor Rule?”

February 24th, 2023

  • Gerardo Carino, MD, PhD - “Vasopressor Targets in the ICU.   How high to low can you go?”
  • Tariq Sallam, MD - “Beta Blockers in Sepsis”

March 3rd, 2023

  • Abbas El-Sayed Abbas, MD - “Management of Early-Stage Lung Cancer”
  • Grant Cagle, MD, MPH - “Dimorphic Fungi: A Review of Rising Incidences in the US”

March 10th, 2023

  • Alice Bonitati, MD - “Adherence to Positive Pressure Therapy in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    What have we learned? What can we do better?”
  • Roger Auth, MD - “Teach Me: Education in Today’s ICU”

March 17th, 2023

  • Debasree Banerjee, MD - “Diuresis in the MICU, the ins and outs of fluid removal”
  • Robert Simmons-Beck, MD - “Slogging Through the Smog: Understanding the interplay between COVID, the Immune System and Air Pollution”

March 24th, 2023

  • No Meeting

March 31st, 2023

  • Katherine Cox-Flaherty, MD - “Pulmonary Artery Denervation for PAH: Is It Electric or Just Striking a Nerve?”
  • Janet Joseph, MD - “Attitudes: How Do They Affect Outcomes?”

April 7th, 2023

  • Sharon Rounds, MD - “Interstitial Lung Abnormalities (ILA): Where are we and where are we going?”
  • Gregory Millio, MD, MA - “A Fat Lot of Good That Does: Thoracic Adipose Tissue and Cardiopulmonary Disease”

April 14th, 2023

  • Andrew Levinson, MD, MPH - “Does Transcutaneous Laryngeal Ultrasonography, a Novel Non-invasive Technique for the Diagnosis of Acute-onset Stridor and Dyspnea, have Clinical Utility?”
  • Mareril Wheeler, MD - “Subclavian Lines & Lumbar Punctures
    Different Techniques for Traditional Procedures”

April 21st, 2023

  • Jisoo Lee, MD - “Continuous EEG for ICU Patients without Primary Brain Injury”
  • Christopher Theroux, MD - “Sleep Disordered Breathing in Pregnancy”

April 28th, 2023

  • Katie Sharkey, MD, PhD - "Sleep Disordered Breathing in Patients with Vagus Nerve Stimulators"
  • Michael Simon, Md, MSc - "Clearing the Air(ways): Updates in Bronchiectasis"

May 5th, 2023

  • Sandeep Arepally, MD - “End of Life in the ICU”
  • Sneha Lakshman, MD - “A Review on Treatment Options in Alcoholic Hepatitis: The Past, Present and Future”

May 12th, 2023

  • Taro Minami, MD, FACP, FCCP - “Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Artificial Intelligence”
  • Daniel Dustin, DO - “Biologics in COPD: Is there a role?”

May 26th, 2023

  • James Simmons, MD - “Intensive Care Unit and the Weak Patient: Evaluate and Manage”
  • Rachel Darling, MD - “Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction: Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome”

June 2nd, 2023

  • John Ladetto, MD - “Subglottic Stenosis – Asthma mimic”


Available Credit

  • 34.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

  • 34.00 Attendance

    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.


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