RESPIRATORY MEDICINE CONFERENCE

31 January - 1 February 2018

 12.25 CME Points + 11.5 UAE MOHAP CPD Credits

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


Disclaimer: The UAE has announced that it will introduce VAT on 1 January 2018 at a rate to be determined (currently expected to be 5%). Any delegate fees for events taking place in 2018 may be subject to this VAT and we are waiting for the legislation to be finalised and further guidance issued. Any applicable VAT will be invoiced in addition to the prices mentioned on the registration form.

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 12.25 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.

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10:00   Opening remarks

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

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, Consultant Intensive Care Medicine; Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine Regional Advisor, BMI The London Independent Hospital & Queen's Hospital NHS Trust, Essex, UK

10:10   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

10:40   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

11:10   Coffee Break

SESSION 2: ASTHMA AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE AIRWAY DISEASE II

Moderator: Dr Gonzalo de la Cerda, Consultant Intensive Care Medicine; Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine Regional Advisor, BMI The London Independent Hospital & Queen's Hospital NHS Trust, Essex, UK

11:40   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

12:10    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

13:00   Lunch Break

SESSION 3: SLEEP MEDICINE AND RESPIRATORY FAILURE

Moderators:
Dr Mayank Vats, Senior Specialist, Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine, Rashid Hospital, 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

14:30 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

15:00 Chronic critical illness and prolonged respiratory failure
Dr Gonzalo de la Cerda, Consultant Intensive Care Medicine; Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine Regional Advisor, BMI The London Independent Hospital & Queen's Hospital NHS Trust, Essex, UK

15:30 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

16:00 Management of obstructive sleep apnoea in the older patient
Dr Mayank Vats, Interventional Pulmonologist, Intensivist and Sleep Physician, Rashid Hospital, Dubai, UAE

16:30   Coffee Break

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

17:00 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

17:30 ILD – think out of the box!
Prof Sherif Fayed, Pulmonologist & Clinical Lead of Pulmonology, Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai, UAE

18:00   End of Day One

09:15     Opening remarks

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

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

 

SESSION 5: 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   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, New York, USA

 

09:50    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

 

10:20    Advances in flexible bronchoscopy: Current and future

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

 

10:50   Q&A

11:00   Coffee Break

SESSION 6: LUNG CANCER

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

11:30    Updates in staging of lung cancer

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

12:00   Lung cancer screening

Dr Moulay Meziane, Head of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

12:30    VATS resection following induction therapy

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

13:00    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

13:30   Q&A

13:40   Lunch Break

SESSION 7: PULMONARY INFECTION

Moderators:

  • Dr Ali Wahla, Interventional Pulmonologist, Director of Obstructive Airways Diseases Programme, Respiratory and Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Mayank Vats, Interventional Pulmonologist, Intensivist and Sleep Physician, Rashid Hospital, Dubai, UAE

15:00   Cystic fibrosis

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

15:30   Advances in the diagnosis and management of Non-CF bronchiectasis

Dr Saheer Sainalabdeen, Specialist Pulmonologist, International Modern Hospital, Dubai, UAE

 

16:00   Coffee Break

SESSION 8: 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

16:30   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

 

17:30   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

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

Dr Gonzalo de la Cerda, Consultant Intensive Care Medicine; Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine Regional Advisor,BMI The London Independent Hospital &
Queen's Hospital NHS Trust, Essex, 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

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, Interventional Pulmonologist, Intensivist and Sleep Physician, 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

Dr Saheer Sainalabdeen, Specialist Pulmonologist, International Modern Hospital, Dubai, 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

Prof Sherif Fayed, Pulmonologist & Clinical Lead of Pulmonology, Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai, UAE