UPMC Physician Resources
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
In this CME presentation, Dr. Kevin Gibson provides an overview of the classification of Interstitial Lung Disease or ILDs.
Publish Date: 5/17/2012
Total Viewing Time: 30 min.
Pulmonary Vascular Disease and Right Heart Failure: Moving Toward Personalized Medicine
Dr. Champion provides an overview of Pulmonary Hypertension and various therapies. He introduces new ways of thinking about the disease and the future of treatment.
Publish Date: 5/15/2012
Total Viewing Time: 41 min.
Variation in Clinical Presentation and Biology of COPD
Dr. Sciurba provides an overview of the variations of COPD. Explanations for such variations and how they affect patient selection for clinical trials is also discussed.
Publish Date: 3/29/2012
Total Viewing Time: 28 min.
Cystic Fibrosis: A Paradigm for Genetics to Personalized Medicine
Dr. Pilewski provides an overview of the clinical features of typical and atypical Cystic Fibrosis, as well as discusses diagnostic criteria, pathogenesis, and genetic mutation based drug therapy.
Publish Date: 3/22/2012
Total Viewing Time: 32 min.
Lung Cancer Update: Something old, something new, still pretty blue
Dr. David Wilson reviews direction of lung cancer prevention as well as the potential advantages of CT screening of high risk populations.
Publish Date: 3/1/2012
Treatment Principles and Strategies for the Management of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Michael P. Donahoe, MD, provides an overview of the latest research into adult acute respiratory distress syndrome (or ARDS) and the implications for patient care in the ICU setting.
Publish Date: 2/28/2012
Total Viewing Time: 45 min.
ECMO Use in Patients with Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), including H1N1,other Infections and Trauma
Dr. Penny Lynn Sappington discusses the benefits of ECMO for patients with adult respiratory distress syndrome as well as selection criteria used to improve outcomes of patients who are cannulated on veno-venous ECMO.
Publish Date: 1/27/2012
Total Viewing Time: 30 min
Severe Asthma: Can Phenotyping Help with Understanding and Treatment?
Pulmonologist, Dr. Sally E. Wenzel discusses phenotyping of difficult to treat asthma patients and its implications for treatment in this UPMC CME presentation.
Publish Date: 9/29/2011
Total Viewing Time: 41 minutes
Lung Cancer 2013
This two-day program will consist of a series of lectures, as well as live case demonstrations. Experts on the subject will present technical aspects of these operations along with risks, benefits, and outcomes, as well as options for staging and treatment of lung cancer, focusing on early stage disease.