Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Symposium

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Symposium

February 8, 2020

Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center • Dallas, Texas

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 drug induced lung disease that are becoming more common with the use of newer cancer therapies
  • Summarize the data on advanced therapeutics in ECMO, transplantation, and catheter directed lysis
  • Review updates on sepsis management
  • Explore the role of innovation changing the landscape of healthcare

Program Agenda

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

Saturday, February 8, 2020

  • 7:15 a.m.

    Registration, Breakfast and Exhibits

  • 7:50 a.m.

    Opening Remarks

  • Airway Diseases

    8 a.m.

    Asthma: Biologic Therapy Changing the Landscape in Asthma Management

  • 8:30 a.m.

    COPD: Drugs, Devices and Procedures for Treating COPD Patients

  • Interstitial Lung Diseases/Lung Transplantation

    9 a.m.

    Approaching Interstitial Lung Disease in 2020

  • 9:30 a.m.

    Genetics in Interstitial Lung Disease

  • 10 a.m.

    Referral Timing & Selection Criteria for Lung Transplantation

  • 10:30 a.m.

    Break and Exhibits

  • 10:45 a.m.

    Fellows Case Scenarios

  • Lung Nodules/Lung Cancer

    11:15 a.m.

    Update: Management of Lung Nodules in 2020

  • 11:45 a.m.

    Real-World Incidence of Checkpoint Inhibitor Induced Pneumonitis in Lung Cancer Patients

  • 12:15 p.m.


  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease

    1 p.m.

    Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnostic Approach and Management

  • 1:30 p.m.

    Latest Treatment with Lytics and Devices in Venous Thromboembolic Disease

  • Critical Care

    2 p.m.

    Advancements and Controversies in Sepsis Management

  • 2:30 p.m.

    ECMO in 2020: Evidence, Controversies and a Look Ahead

  • 3 p.m.

    Break and Exhibits

  • 3:15 p.m.

    Fellows Case Scenarios

  • Research

    3:45 p.m.

    Healthcare Innovation in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

  • 4:15 p.m.

    Updates on Research

    Joost Felius, PhD

  • 4:35 p.m.

    Closing Remarks

  • Workshops

    4:45 p.m.


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.


Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center

The conference is held at the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center 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.

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Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center
3410 Worth Street
Dallas, TX 75246




APPs/Nurses/Respiratory Therapists


Medical Students


Contact Us

Cheryl D. Massar
Phone: 254.724.5470

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