Endobronchial Ultrasound and Navigation Bronchoscopy Course

Date

Friday, September 13, 2019
8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location

Duke University Medical Center
Great Hall, Trent Semans Center
40 Medicine Circle Drive, Durham, NC

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This course offers a unique opportunity to interact and learn from the country's leading experts on animals and state-of-the-art simulators. Space in hands-on stations is limited to 30 participants!

 

Course Director

​Momen Wahidi, MD, MBA
Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy
Chief Medical Officer, Duke Patient Revenue Management Organization
Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center

Course Co-Director

Kamran Mahmood, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship Program
Co-Director, Bronchoscopy Unit

Course Overview

This course is designed for pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, and allied health professionals who are interested in enhancing their knowledge about lung cancer staging and more effectively utilizing existing tools and new technologies, particularly endobronchial ultrasound and navigational bronchoscopy in their care of lung cancer patients. The lectures and interactive didactic sessions will cover a range of topics including transbronchial needle aspiration, endoscopic ultrasound, navigational bronchoscopy, and staging of lung cancer.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, the participants should be able to:

  • Discuss current guideless for lung cancer staging and molecular testing.
  • Utilize existing tools and new technologies, particularly endobronchial ultrasound and navigation systems, in their care of lung cancer patients.

Invited Faculty

Jason Akulian, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Interventional Pulmonology
UNC Hospitals
Chapel Hill, NC

Rabih Bechara, MD, FCCP
Director, Thoracic Oncology Programs
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Professor of Medicine Augusta University
Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine

Alex Chen, MD
Director Interventional Pulmonology
Washington University School of Medicine
St Louis, MO

Carla Lamb, MD
Director Interventional Pulmonology
Lahey Clinic Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University
Burlington, MA

Hans Lee, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Lonny Yarmus, DO, MBA
Clinical Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Duke Faculty

George Cheng, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Interventional Pulmonology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Christopher Alley, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Scott L Shofer, MD, PhD
Director Interventional Pulmonology 
Durham VA Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Coral Giovacchini, MD
Interventional Pulmonology
Duke Raliegh Hospital
Duke University Medical Center
​Durham, NC

Joint Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for a maximum of 7.75AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Registration Fees

$995 - MD participants

$495 – Residents/Fellows/NPs/PAs

$395 – RN/Allied Health

Registration fees include all symposium materials, breakfast, lunch and breaks.

Use Code BOTH2019 if registering for both Pleural and EBUS course, for $100 discount.

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Contact information

Kathleen Coles
Phone: 919-668-3812
Email: kathleen.coles@duke.edu

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Kathleen Coles via email (kathleen.coles@duke.edu) at least 30 days prior to event.

Accommodations

The following hotel is offering discounted room rates for this conference with a free shuttle to event:

Hilton Garden Inn Durham/University Medical Center

Group registration link 

Enter code DIPC for discounted rate of $139/night.