RESPIRATORY MEDICINE CONFERENCE

31 January - 1 February 2018

 12.0 CME Points

Overview

Theme: Bring bench research to the bedside

The most important trend and future direction in chest medicine and pulmonology has been the move to evidence-based practice.

The new Respiratory Medicine conference is Arab Health’s answer to the specialist’s need to ‘’Bring bench research to the bedside’’ by staying up-to-date on management of all aspects of respiratory diseases and therapeutic interventions.

This comprehensive programme will feature clinically-relevant respiratory medicine research, updates on conventional procedures, advanced pulmonary procedures and is suitable for experienced specialists and consultants in respiratory medicine and thoracic surgery

What are the main topics covered in this event?

  • Standards of care in respiratory failure
  • New research in respiratory infections and tuberculosis
  • Innovative practice for challenges in pleural, mediastinal and chest wall diseases
  • Sleep disorders
  • Making head-way in the management of thoracic tumours
  • Therapeutic interventions in various airway diseases

Benefits of attending

  • Establish optimal treatment mechanisms for respiratory failure for faster patient recovery
  • Evaluate the validity and practical impact of new research on respiratory infections
  • Determine effective strategies to diagnose and manage more sleep disorder presentations
  • Review outcomes-based approaches to address thoracic oncology in your practice
  • Assess new norms in airway diseases treatment that would improve the patient’s quality of life

Conference chair
Dr Bassam Mahboub, Consultant Pulmonary Medicine, Assistant Professor,University of Sharjah,
Head of Allergy and Respiratory Department,Dubai Hospital, Chair,Emirates Allergy & Respiratory Society, Dubai, UAE

Activity Director
Dr Zaid Zoumot,
Interventional Pulmonologist, Director of Obstructive Airways Diseases Programme, Respiratory and Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

 

 

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Accreditation Statement

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

08:45   Opening remarks

             Bassam Mahboub, Consultant Pulmonary Medicine, Assistant Professor, University of Sharjah, Head of Allergy and Respiratory Department, Dubai Hospital, Chair,                Emirates Allergy & Respiratory Society, Dubai, UAE

             Dr Zaid Zoumot, Interventional Pulmonologist, Director of Obstructive Airways Diseases Programme, Respiratory and Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi,                Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

SESSION 1: ASTHMA AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE AIRWAY DISEASE

Moderator: Dr Gonzalo de la Cerda, Clinical Lead for Critical Care Outreach & Tracheostomies, BMI Healthcare, London, UK

08:50   Impacting the clinical course of COPD in 2018

             Dr Ong Kian Chung, Respiratory Medicine Specialist, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, President, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Association, Singapore                City, Singapore

09:20   Phenotypes of asthma in the UAE              

             Dr Zaid Zoumot, Interventional Pulmonologist, Director of Obstructive Airways Diseases Programme, Respiratory and Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi,                Abu Dhabi, UAE

09:50    New therapies in severe asthma management 

              Prof Dr Qutayba Hamid, Dean of College of Medicine, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE

10:20   Coffee Break

 

SESSION 2: ASTHMA AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE AIRWAY DISEASE II

Moderator: Dr Gonzalo de la Cerda, Clinical Lead for Critical Care Outreach & Tracheostomies, BMI Healthcare, London, UK

10:50   Small airway dysfunction in asthma and COPD

             Dr Ong Kian Chung, Respiratory Medicine Specialist, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, President, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Association, Singapore                City, Singapore

11:20    Special address: COPD and pulmonary rehabilitation

              Prof Mike Morgan, Consultant Respiratory Physician, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, National Clinical Director – Respiratory, NHS England, Leicester, UK

12:00   Lunch Break

 

SESSION 3: KEYNOTE ADDRESS

13:25     Welcome of distinguished speaker

               Dr Zaid Zoumot, Interventional Pulmonologist, Director of Obstructive Airways Diseases Programme, Respiratory and Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi,                  Abu Dhabi, UAE

13:30     Keynote address: New frontiers in pulmonology

               TBC: Prof Dr Gerard Silvestri, Lung Cancer Pulmonologist, President, American College of Chest Physicians, George Sr. and Margaret Hillenbrand Professor of Thoracic                Oncology, Vice-Chair of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

 

SESSION 4: INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASES

Moderator: Dr Zaid Zoumot, Interventional Pulmonologist, Director of Obstructive Airways Diseases Programme, Respiratory and Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

14:30    IPF and recent advances in therapy

              Dr Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, Professor of Medicine, Section Head of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Director of Interstitial Lung Disease Program, Aga Khan                 University, Karachi, Pakistan

15:00     Interstitial lung diseases – update on imaging characteristics

               Prof Dr Christian Herold, Chairman, Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image-Guided Therapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

15:30   Coffee Break

 

SESSION 5: PULMONARY CLINICAL GRAND ROUNDS

Moderator: Dr Zaid Zoumot, Interventional Pulmonologist, Director of Obstructive Airways Diseases Programme, Respiratory and Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

16:00   Pulmonary clinical grand rounds, interesting clinical cases and take home messages

             Dr Javaid Ahmed Khan, Professor, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

17:00   End of Day One

09:15     Opening remarks

               Bassam Mahboub, Consultant Pulmonary Medicine, Assistant Professor, University of Sharjah, Head of Allergy and Respiratory Department, Dubai Hospital, Chair,                  Emirates Allergy & Respiratory Society, Dubai, UAE

               Dr Zaid Zoumot, Interventional Pulmonologist, Director of Obstructive Airways Diseases Programme, Respiratory and Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi,                  Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

SESSION 6: ADVANCED BROCHOSCOPY

Moderator: Dr Zaid Zoumot, Interventional Pulmonologist, Director of Obstructive Airways Diseases Programme, Respiratory and Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

09:20   Recent advances in flexible bronchoscopy

             Dr Ali Wahla, Interventional Pulmonologist, Director of Obstructive Airways Diseases Programme, Respiratory and Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu                Dhabi, UAE

09:50    Advanced airway surgery/ airway stenting

              Dr Faiz Bhora, Chief of Thoracic Surgery; Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai West and St. Luke’s Hospitals,                 New York, USA

10:20    Rigid bronchoscopy

              Dr Scott Swanson, Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Chief Surgical Officer, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center,                     Boston, Massachusetts, USA

10:50   Coffee Break

 

SESSION 7: LUNG CANCER

Moderator: Prof Ali Al Dameh, Associate Professor, General Surgery and Thoracic and Laparoscopic Surgery - Consultant Surgeon, Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai, UAE

11:20    Updates in staging of lung cancer

              Emma Beddow, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, London, UK

11:50    VATS resection following induction therapy

              Prof Ali Al Dameh, Consultant Thoracic & Cancer Surgeon, Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai, UAE

12:20    Evaluate and manage patients with mediastinal/hilar adenopathy and lung nodules

              Emma Beddow, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, London, UK

12:50   Lunch Break

 

SESSION 8: SLEEP MEDICINE AND RESPIRATORY FAILURE

Moderator: Dr Mayank Vats, Senior Specialist, Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine, Rashid Hospital, Dubai, UAE

13:50   New treatments for obstructive sleep apnoea in children

             Dr Ignacio Tapia, Attending Pulmonologist Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Director of the Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship Program,                Assistant Professor of Paediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

14:20   Obstructive sleep apnoea

             Dr Tracey Stierer, Director of Ambulatory Anaesthesia Division, Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Associate Professor of Anaesthesiology and                      Critical Care, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

14:50    Respiratory care of children with neuromuscular diseases

              Dr Ignacio Tapia, Attending Pulmonologist Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Director of the Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship Program,               Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

15:20    Chronic critical illness and prolonged respiratory failure

              Dr Gonzalo de la Cerda, Clinical Lead for Critical Care Outreach & Tracheostomies, BMI Healthcare, London, UK

15:50   Coffee Break

 

SESSION 9: PULMONARY INFECTION

Moderator: Dr Mayank Vats, Senior Specialist, Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine, Rashid Hospital, Dubai, UAE

16:20   Cystic fibrosis

             TBC: Dr Irfan Shafiq, Staff Physician, Pulmonology, Respiratory & Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

16:50   Advances in the diagnosis and management of Non-CF bronchiectasis

             Dr Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, Professor of Medicine, Section Head of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Director of Interstitial Lung Disease Program, Aga Khan                University, Karachi, Pakistan

17:20   Q&A

17:30   End of Conference

Activity Director and Co-chair:
Dr Zaid Zoumot,
Interventional Pulmonologist, Director of Obstructive Airways Diseases Programme, Respiratory and Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

Conference Chair:
Bassam Mahboub,
Consultant Pulmonary Medicine, Assistant Professor, University of Sharjah, Head of Allergy and Respiratory Department, Dubai Hospital, Chair, Emirates Allergy & Respiratory Society, Dubai, UAE

 

SPEAKER FACULTY:

Prof Ali Al Dameh, Consultant Thoracic & Cancer Surgeon, Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr Ali Bin Sarwar Zubairi, Professor of Medicine, Section Head of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Director of Interstitial Lung Disease Program, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr Ali Wahla, Interventional Pulmonologist, Director of Obstructive Airways Diseases Programme, Respiratory and Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Prof Dr Christian Herold, Chairman, Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image-Guided Therapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Emma Beddow, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, London, UK

Dr Faiz Bhora, Chief of Thoracic Surgery; Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai West and St. Luke’s Hospitals, New York, USA

TBC: Prof Dr Gerard Silvestri, Lung Cancer Pulmonologist, President, American College of Chest Physicians, George Sr. and Margaret Hillenbrand Professor of Thoracic Oncology, Vice-Chair of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Dr Gonzalo de la Cerda, Clinical Lead for Critical Care Outreach & Tracheostomies, BMI Healthcare, London, UK

Dr Ignacio Tapia, Attending Pulmonologist Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Director of the Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship Program, Assistant Professor of Paediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

TBC: Dr Irfan Shafiq, Staff Physician, Pulmonology, Respiratory & Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Javaid Ahmed Khan, Professor, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr Mayank Vats, Senior Specialist, Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine, Rashid Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Prof Mike Morgan, Consultant Respiratory Physician, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, National Clinical Director – Respiratory, NHS England, Leicester, UK

Dr Ong Kian Chung, Respiratory Medicine Specialist, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, President, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Association, Singapore City, Singapore

Prof Dr Qutayba Hamid, Dean of College of Medicine, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE

Dr Scott Swanson, Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Chief Surgical Officer, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Dr Tracey Stierer, Director of Ambulatory Anaesthesia Division, Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Associate Professor of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Dr Yaser Abu El Sameed, Head of Pulmonology, Respiratory & Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE