Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Symposium

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Symposium

April 13, 2019

Baylor University Medical Center Roberts Hospital • Dallas, Texas

This conference has been postponed and will be rescheduled, date to be determined. The CME Department will be contacting registrants individually.


The purpose of the symposium will be to update physicians and other health care professionals regarding the evidence supporting current clinical practices in pulmonary and critical care medicine. The information and strategies presented are intended to enhance clinical competence in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary and critical care medicine disease states.

Upon completion, the participant should be able to:

  • Evaluate the data regarding new therapeutics in multiple disciplines within pulmonary medicine, including asthma, obstructive lung disease, interstitial lung disease, and pulmonary hypertension
  • Review exposure related lung disease that are common in our environment
  • Compare the data on conservative management versus advanced therapeutics including ECMO, transplantation, catheter directed lysis
  • Review the utility of different oxygen devices and lung ultrasound in the care of ICU patients
  • Review updates on shock management

Program Agenda

Presentation materials, when available, maybe downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

  • 7:30 a.m.

    Breakfast and Registration/Welcome

  • 8 a.m.

    Asthma Management and When to Turn to Biologic Therapy

  • 8:30 a.m.

    Updates on COPD Guidelines

  • 9 a.m.

    ECMO in Acute Respiratory Failure

  • 9:30 a.m.

    Systematic Approach to an ILD Patient

  • 10 a.m.


  • 10:15 a.m.

    Role of Lytic Therapy in Venous Thromboembolic Disease

  • 10:45 a.m.

    How What We Inhale Impacts Our Lungs: Marijuana, Vaping, Occupational Exposures

  • 11:15 a.m.

    Management of Sarcoidosis and Parasarcoidosis Syndromes

  • 11:45 a.m.

    Genetics in Interstitial Lung Disease

  • 12:15 p.m.


  • 1 p.m.

    Update on Shock: Vasopressors, Steroids and Vitamin C

  • 1:30 p.m.

    Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnostic Approach and Management

  • 2 p.m.

    Lung Transplantation: Referral Timing and Pre/Post Transplant Care

  • 2:30 p.m.


  • Workshops

    2:45 p.m.

    Oxygen Delivery Systems and Noninvasive Ventilation

    Robert Ritchey, BA, RRT

    Mark Whitford, BA, RRT

  • Hands-On Lung Ultrasound

    Thoris Pan, MD

    Ginger Tsai-Nguyen, MD

  • 3:15 p.m.

    Physician Satisfaction and Resiliency

  • 3:45 p.m.

    Updates on Research

    Joost Felius, PhD

  • 4 p.m.

    Closing Remarks

    Haala Rokadia, MD

Accreditation and Credit Designation


The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Continuing Education Credit

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For Exhibitors

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Symposium welcomes exhibitor participation at this activity.

Download the vendor packet

Contact Us

If you would like more information about granting and/or other sponsorship opportunities or if you have questions about exhibiting, please contact CME coordinator Cheryl Massar.


Roberts Hospital - 17th Floor Conference Center

The conference is held at the Roberts Hospital on the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas campus.

The Baylor University Medical Center campus encompasses many hospital buildings, programs and office buildings. A variety of parking options are available, including self-park, valet, covered parking and private lots.

Parking vouchers will be provided.

Download campus map

Baylor University Medical Center
Roberts Hospital
17th Floor Conference Center
3500 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, TX 75246




APPs/Nurses/Respiratory Therapists


Medical Students


Contact Us

Cheryl D. Massar
Phone: 254.724.5470

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