Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Lecture on 'Interstitial Lung Disease'

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm
[Please note, the start time has been moved from 12:30 p.m. to noon for this event.]

SUBJECT: Interstitial Lung Disease (specific topic TBA)
SPEAKER: Evans R. Fernández Pérez, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Interstitial Lung Disease Program and Autoimmune Lung Center, National Jewish Health, University of Colorado Health Sciences


A light lunch will be served. See below for how to RSVP.

About the Speaker
Before joining the faculty at National Jewish Health in 2008, Dr. Fernandez was a fellow at Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN) where he completed fellowships in pulmonary medicine (2006-08) and critical care medicine (2004-06). While at Mayo, he served as chief fellow for critical care medicine and won Mayo’s Critical Care Meritorious Research Award for Outstanding Research Achievement as well as a Chest Foundation Young Investigator Award in 2007 from the American College of Chest Physicians. He did his residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel University Hospital and Manhattan Campus for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York (2001-04).

Dr. Fernández’ specialties include autoimmune diseases, rheumatoid conditions, critical care and pulmonary medicine.

About the Lecture
This event is free and open to the public and community health care providers. It's hosted by the University of Arizona Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (PACCS) and sponsored by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF). CME credits are available through PFF. The ILD Program at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson was accepted into the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's PFF Care Center Network in 2015, offering access to a wealth of resources for both patients and caregivers and collaborative opportunities with the 40 other participating academic institutions across the nation to advance the care of patients with pulmonary fibrosis. Learn more here.

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About Continuing Medical Education Credits
In accordance with accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through a joint providership of The France Foundation (TFF) and PFF, TFF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

About the PFF Care Network
The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) mobilizes people and resources to provide access to high quality care and leads research for a cure so people with pulmonary fibrosis will live longer, healthier lives. The PFF collaborates with physicians, organizations, people with pulmonary fibrosis and caregivers worldwide. Founded in 2013, the PFF Care Center Network includes 40 sites in more than 20 states that use a multidisciplinary approach to deliver comprehensive patient care, forming specialized care teams comprised of experts in interstitial lung disease in pulmonary medicine, rheumatology, radiology and pathology. This multidisciplinary approach is critical to managing a complex disease like PF and ensuring people with PF receive an accurate diagnosis, obtain quality clinical care and acquire important support services. Learn more at pulmonaryfibrosis.org

Please RSVP by Monday, Dec. 4, to Carol Debis-Harrell, (520) 626-3264 | cad4@deptofmed.arizona.edu

Event Location: 

UA BIO5 Institute, Room 103
Thomas W. Keating Building
1657 E. Helen St., Tucson, AZ 85721