20th Annual UBC Respiratory Medicine Update

20th Annual UBC Respiratory Medicine Update

in conjunction with the 14th Annual Hot Topics in Cardiology #CPDheartlung

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Family Physicians, Respirologists, Respiratory Therapists, General Internists, Respiratory Educators, Hospitalists, COPD Educators, Nurses, Residents & Students

The Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport
8181 Cambie Rd
Richmond BC
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Overview

Please join us once again for this annual comprehensive update hosted by the UBC Division of Respiratory Medicine featuring world renowned and local speakers.

**Note: This conference is run concurrently with the 14th Annual Hot Topics in Cardiology. You are welcome to attend plenary sessions of either conference should the topics be of interest to you.

Agenda

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Sat, Feb 17

0730 Breakfast & Registration 
0815 Welcome & Opening Remarks Dr. Chris Ryerson
0830 Keynote: Demystifying the Multisystem Approach to Sarcoidosis Dr. David Collins
0915 Keynote: Top Respiratory Papers of 2017
i. Asthma Dr. Warren Davidson
ii. COPD Dr. Frank Ryan 
iii. Lung Cancer Dr. Barb Melosky
1000 Question Period
1015 Refreshment Break & Exhibits
Respirology Quick Hits
1030  The Adverse Health Effects of Cannabis Dr. Launette Rieb
1050  Update on Pulmonary Hypertension Dr. John Swiston
1110  Breathing Through a Straw: Subglottic Stenosis Dr. Amanda Hu
1130 The Evolving World of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Infections Dr. Victoria Cook 
1150 Updates in Lung Transplant: What Higher Volumes Mean for Your Patients Dr. Robert Levy
1210 Question Period
1220 Lunch (provided) & Exhibits
BCTS AGM and BC Section of Respiratory Medicine AGM  (by invitation only)
1330 Debate: Medical Management vs Early Surgical Intervention for Empyema Medical: Dr. Renelle Myers Surgical: Dr. Alex Lee
1415 Refreshment Break & Exhibits
1430  Small Group Workshops —choose 2 (all run 45 mins and repeat):
A Navigating Special Authority Programs for Your Patients with Chronic Lung Disease Mr. Jason Gordon
B Developing and Implementing an Action Plan for Airways Disease Ms. Joanne Terry
C Imaging of Focal Lung Lesions Dr. Jennifer Ellis
D PFT (Pulmonary Function Test) Interpretation Dr. Pearce Wilcox
1515 Travel Time to Switch Workshops & Visit Exhibits
1530 Workshops repeat
1615 Return to Plenary Room
1625 Keynote: Lung Cancer Screening in BC: Who? When? And How Often?  Dr. Stephen Lam 
1705 Question Period
1715 Complete evaluations; conference ends

Key Speakers

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2018 UBC Respiratory Medicine Update Committee and Faculty

2018 Course Planning Committee

Christopher Carlsten, MD, MPH. Associate Professor and Chair in Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease, UBC

J. Mark FitzGerald, MBChB, BAO, MD, FRCPI, FRCPC, FACCP. Co-Director, Institute for Heart and Lung Health, UBC; Clinical Professor, Div of Respiratory Medicine, UBC

Rajesh Mainra, MD, FRCPC. Respirologist, North Vancouver, BC

Bradley Quon, MD, MSc, MBA. Staff Respirologist, St. Paul’s Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, Div of Respiratory Medicine, UBC

Christopher Ryerson, MD, FRCPC, MAS. Assistant Professor, Div of Respiratory Medicine, UBC (Conference Chair)

Nardia Strydom, MBChB. Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept of Family Practice, UBC

Pearce Wilcox, MD, PhD, FRCPC. Professor, Div of Respiratory Medicine, UBC

2018 Faculty

David Collins, MD, FRCPC, ABIM (Rheumatology). Clinical Assistant Professor, Div of Rheumatology, UBC

Victoria J. Cook, MD, FRCPC. Clinical Assistant Professor, Div of Respiratory Medicine, UBC

Warren Davidson, MD, FRCPC, MHSC, FCCP. Clinical Associate Professor, Div of Respiratory Medicine, UBC

Jennifer Ellis, MD, FRCPC. Head of Thoracic Imaging, Providence Health Care; Clinical Assistant Professor, Div of Radiology, UBC

John Fleetham, MD, FRCPC. Director, Vancouver Acute Sleep Disorder Program; Professor, Div of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Jason Gordon,BSc (Pharm). Pharmacist, Special Authority, Drug Intelligence and Optimization Branch Pharmaceutical Services Division, Ministry of Health

Amanda Hu, MD, FRCSC. Clinical Associate Professor, Div of Otolaryngology, UBC

Stephen Lam, MD, FRCPC. Leon Blackmore Chair, Lung Cancer Research, BC Cancer Agency; Clinical Professor, Div of Respiratory Medicine, UBC

Alex Lee, MD. Director of Post Graduate Education and Clinical Instructor, Div of Thoracic Surgery, UBC

Robert Levy, MD, FRCPC. Medical Director, The Lung Transplant Program, BC Transplant Society; Medical Manager, Pulmonary Hypertension Program, UBC; Clinical Associate Professor, Div of Respiratory Medicine, UBC

Barbara Melosky, MD, FRCPC.  Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency; Clinical Associate Professor, Div of Medical Oncology, UBC

Renelle Myers, MD, FRCPC. Vancouver Thoracic Interventional Respirology, Vancouver Coastal Health; Clinical Assistant Professor, Div of Respiratory Medicine, UBC

Launette Rieb, MSc, MD, CCFP, FCFP​. Director, Addiction Medicine and Inter-Collegial Responsibility Program; Clinical Associate Professor, Dept of Family Practice, UBC

Frank Ryan, MB, FRCPI, FRCPC, FCCP. Program Director, UBC Respiratory Fellowship Program; Clinical Associate Professor, Div of Respiratory Medicine, UBC

John Swiston, MD, MPH, FRCPC. Clinical Associate Professor, Div of Respiratory Medicine, UBC

Joanne Terry, RT. Respiratory Therapist, Fraser Health Authority

Cost

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Physicians:
By Feb 6: $239
After Feb 6: $259
 
Allied Health:
By Feb 6: $239
After Feb 6: $259
 
*Residents & Students:
By Feb 6: $109
After Feb 6: $109
*Proof of status required on-site
Cancellations and Refunds

Accommodation

The Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport
8181 Cambie Rd
Richmond  British Columbia  V6X 3X9
Canada

Special rates starting @ $139 CDN/night.
Quote: “Heart and Lung Conference” at time of booking. Reservation deadline is Tues, Jan 16. Rooms and rates are based on availability. Confirmed rooms cancelled within 48 hours of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee of one night’s room and tax. Check-in time is 3:00 pm and checkout time is 12:00 pm.

COMPLIMENTARY parking is available to all conference attendees on the conference date.

T: 604.276.8181

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