Onslow Medical Specialties Clinic
Jacksonville, North Carolina
2008 American Thoracic Society (ATS) State of
The Art (SOTA) Course in Pulmonary Medicine
& Critical Care Medicine, Chicago IL  February
28 - March 2, 2008
This course is designed for practicing physicians involved in the management of
respiratory diseases, critical care illnesses and sleep disorders.  This course
provides a comprehensive update on the clinical management of pulmonary and
critical care disorders. The 3 1/2 day program includes thirty lectures delivered
by a thirty-member faculty of experienced clinicians who provide current
perspectives on topics of practical importance.

Course Directors:
Jesse Hall, MD  - University of Chicago
Gregory Schmidt,MD   - University of Iowa

Faculty:
Vivek Ahya, MD  - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Richard Albert, MD  - Denver Health Medical Center
Gordon Bernard, MD - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Bartolome Celli, MD - Caritas St Elizabeth's Medical Center/ Tufts University School of
Medicine
Mark Gladwin, MD - National Institute of Health
Thomas Gross, MD - University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Nicholas Hill, MD -  Tufts - New England Medical Center
Kyle Hogarth, MD -  University of Chicago Hospitals
Douglas Hornick, MD -  University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Gary Hunninghake, MD -  University of Iowa
Marc Judson, MD - Medical University of South Carolina
Jeffrey Klein, MD -  Fletcher Allen Healthcare
Andrew Limper, MD -  Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Randolph Lipchik, MD,MPH - Medical College of Wisconsin
Heber MacMahon, MD -  University of Chicago
Babak Mokhlesi, MD -  University of Chicago
Imre North, MD -  University of Chicago
Anne O'Donnell, MD  -  Georgetown University Hospitals
Robert Schoene, MD - University of California - San Diego
Allen Schwartz, JD
Marvin Schwarz, MD
- University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Kathy Sietsema, MD - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
James Stoller, MD,MS - Cleveland Clinic
Taylor Thompson, MD  -  Massachussetts General Hospital
Keith Walley, MD  - University of British Columbia
Sally Wenzel, MD - University of Pitssburgh
Arthur Wheeler, MD -  Vanderbilt University
Jeffrey Wilson, MD -  University of Iowa
Kenneth Wood, MD - University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Richard Wunderink, MD -  Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

February 28, 2008 - Thursday
7:40 - 8:25 AM   - Alveolar Hemorrhage Syndromes    -Marvin Schwarz, MD
8:25-  9:10 AM   - High Altitude Pulmonary Edema       -Robert Schoene, MD
9:10-  9:55 AM   - Interstitial Lung Disease                    - Imre North, MD
10:10-10:55AM - Endrocrine Disorders in The Intensive Care Unit - Kenneth Wood, DO
10:55-11:40AM - Lung Transplantation -      Vivek Ahya, MD
11:45-12:45AM - Meet the Professor Sessions
1:40 -  2:25  PM - Bronchieactasis    - Anne O'Donnell, MD
2:25 -  3:10  PM - Imaging for Venous Thromboembolism   -  Randolph Lipchik, MD,MPH
3:25 -  4:10  PM - Sarcoidosis   -  Gary Hunninghake, MD
4:10 -  4:55  PM - ARDS              -   Taylor Thompson, MD
5:00 -  6:00  PM - Meet the Professors

February 29, 2008 - Friday
7:40 -  8:25  AM - Tuberculosis and Dealing with an Outbreak     -  Douglas Hornick, MD
8:25 -  9:10  AM - Non-Invasive Ventilation  -  Nicholas Hill, MD
9:10 -  9:55  AM - Coagulation Abnormalities in the Intensive Care Unit - Arthur Wheeler, MD
10:10-10:55AM - Pulmonary Rehabilitation  - Jeffrey Wilson, MD
10:55-11:40AM - Lung Cancer  - Jeffrey Klein, MD
11:45-12:45PM - Meet the Professors
1:40  - 2:25  PM - Sleep Apnea    - Babak Moklesi, MD
2:25  - 3:10  PM - Aspergillus Infection of the Lung -  Mark Judson, MD
3:25  - 4:10  PM - Severe Sepsis Management   -  Gordon Bernard, MD
4:10  - 4:55  PM - Cutting Edge Thoracic Radiology   -  Heber MacMahon, MD
5:00  - 6:00  PM - Meet the Professor Sessions

March 1, 2008 - Saturday
7:40  -  8:25  AM - Community Acquired Pneumonia   -  Richard Wunderlink, MD
8:25  -  9:10  AM - Cardiac Dysfunction in Critical Illness  - Keith Wally, MD
9:10  -  9:55  AM - Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing   -  Kathy Sietsema, MD
10:10-10:55 AM - Drug-induced Pulmonary Disease    - Andrew Limper, MD
10:55-11:40 AM - COPD   -  Bartolome Celli, MD
11:45-12:45 PM - Meet the Professor Sessions
1:40  -  2:25  PM - Pre-operative Evaluation of Patient with Lung Disease - Richard Albert, MD
2:25  -  3:10  PM - Diagnosing and Treating Mesothelioma  -  Thomas Gross, MD
3:25  -  4:10  PM - Alpha-1 Anti-trypsin: State of the Art  - James Stoller, MD
4:10  -  4:55  PM - Pulmonary & ICU Complications of Sickle Hemogobinopathies
-  Mark Goldwin, MD
5:00  -  6:00  PM - Meet the Professor Sessions

March 2, 2008 - Sunday
7:40  -  8:25  AM - Smoking Cessation    -  Kyle Hogarth, MD
8:25  -  9:10  AM - Malpractice Issues for Pulmonary & Critical Care Physician
-  Allen Schwartz, JD
9:25  - 10:00 AM - Difficult Asthma  -  Sally Wenzel, MD
10:10- 10:15 AM - Closing Remarks
10:20- 11:20 AM - Meet the Professor Sessions