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28th Annual
Update in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Course Brochure

Friday & Saturday, November 13-14, 2015

Friday: 7:00 am - 5:15 pm
Saturday: 7:00 am - 12:20 pm

The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Rd.
Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone: (734) 414-0600

A block of rooms has been reserved at the course location, The Inn at St. John’s, at a special rate of $149.00 single or double occupancy. When making your hotel reservation, mention you are attending the University of Michigan Update in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine course. The reservation deadline is Thursday, October 29, 2015.



  1. Go to:
  2. Click on "Hotel Reservations"
  3. Choose the 'Group Code' tab at the top of screen. Group code is 10H5YM.

By phone: (734) 414-0600 and reference the group code, 10H5YM, or group name, U-M Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

Target Audience
General internists, pulmonologists, family physicians, intensivists, physicians-in-training, and other allied health practitioners who deal with areas of pulmonary and critical care medicine will find this course of value in their daily practice.

Registration Fees
You are encouraged to register as soon as you are certain of attending, as we cannot guarantee educational materials for applicants who are not preregistered and prepaid by Friday, November 6, 2015. Payment must be received at time of registration. Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan in U.S. currency. Payments by American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa are also accepted. Fees include continental breakfast, coffee service, lunch on Friday and course materials for participants.

Physician-in-Training, Retired Physician, RN & Allied Health
U-M Faculty & Staff
Full Course
One-Day Course Friday Only
One-Day Course Saturday Only

Registration Options

Online register here
Mail Course Brochure
U-M Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr., Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-5750
Phone (734) 232-3469
Fax (734) 998-0085

Cancellation Policy
An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from your registration payment. Refund requests must be received in writing one week prior to the course, no later than November 6, 2015. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to implement:

Accreditation & Credit Designation
The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council (ACCME) for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Applications have been submitted to the American Osteopathic Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians for credits. Determination of credit is pending. Other credits by specialty may apply.

Program Schedule

Friday, November 13, 2015

7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:45 Welcome and Announcements
Eric S. White, MD
8:00 Surgical Treatment of Patients with CTEPH: Indications and Contemporary Results
Jonathan Haft, MD
8:40 Severe Asthma Management Update
Alan P. Baptist, MD, MPH
9:20 Update in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Jeffrey L. Curtis, MD
10:00 Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Sarah Roark, MD
10:40 Break
10:55 VTE in the ICU: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
Geoffrey Barnes, MD, MSc
11:35 Renal Replacement Therapy in the ICU
Michael Heung, MD, MS
12:15 pm Lunch
1:00 Management of the Patient with Acute Hypoxia
Hallie Prescott, MD, MSc
1:40 Management of the Septic Patient
Colin Cooke, MD, MSc, MS
2:20 Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
David A. Machado-Aranda, MD
3:00 Break
3:15 Radiology for the Intensivist
Ella Kazerooni, MD
3:55 Critical Care Endocrinopathies: Thyroid Storm, Myxedema Coma, and Adrenal Insufficiencies
Craig Jaffe, MD
4:35 Protective Lung Ventilation in ARDS
Anthony J. Courey, MD
5:15 Session Adjourns

Saturday, November 14, 2015

7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50 Welcome and Announcements
Eric S. White, MD
8:00 Common Clinical Dilemmas in Sarcoidosis
Rosemarie Beckford, MD
8:40 IPF: After the Diagnosis
Elizabeth Belloli, MD
9:20 Break
9:35 Outpatient Management of the Lung Transplant Patient
Rommel Sagana, MD
10:15 Outpatient Management of the Chronically Ventilated Patient
Kristy Bauman, MD
10:45 Break
11:00 Advanced Bronchoscopic Techniques
Douglas Arenberg, MD
11:40 Update in Diagnosis and Management of Cystic Fibrosis
Richard H. Simon, MD
12:20 pm Course Adjourns