Tri-State Conference Oct 2010 - Southeast(527) - Event Information

Presented by the American Lung Association of the Southeast
Serving Florida, Georgia and South Carolina
October 1-3, 2010
Ponte Vedra Inn Conference Center
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
            You are invited to attend - this conference is one of the country's oldest and most highly regarded post-graduate education programs of thoracic medicine and surgery.  Attended by pulmonologists and thoracic surgeons, the conference focuses on clinical topics in thoracic disease using the consecutive case conference format. 
            To achieve our learning objectives of improved evaluation and treatment of patients with lung disease, faculty provide a brief presentation of each case and the moderator leads an incisive discussion of patient management in light of both current literature and contemporary practice. In addition, our keynote speakers deliver state-of-the-art lectures and serve as consultants to the program.  
Keynote Speakers:      Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS)
                                    Assistant Surgeon General
                                    Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease
             "Lessons Learned From the H1N1 Pandemic"
                                    Robert J. Cerfolio, MD, FCCP, FACS
                                    Chief of Section of General Thoracic Surgery
                                    University of Alabama at Birmingham
            "IIIA NSCLC - What I Do"
Pro-Con Debate          Surgical vs. Medical - What is the optimal therapy for empyema?
                                        Pro:  Seth D. Force, MD
                                                Emory University School of Medicine
                                       Con:  Franklin R. McGuire, MD
                                                University of South Carolina
Fellows Case Presentations
                                        Moderator:   W. Bruce Davis, MD
                                                            Medical College of Georgia
Friday pm                Interventional Pulmonology Course & Hands-On Simulation
                                     RSVP Required - Participants rotate each hour - sessions include:
            Electromagnetic Navigation Endoscopy
            Endobronchial Ultrasonography
            Airway Stenting
            Medical Pleuroscopy
On Saturday evening a casual Happy Hour will be hosted at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and we look forward to receiving your R.S.V.P.
An excellent program has been planned and we hope you will attend.
David A. Schulman, MD, MPH
55th Tri-State Conference
55th Tri-State Conference Planning Committee
Chairman:  David A. Schulman, MD, MPH, Emory University
W. Bruce Davis, MD, Medical College of Georgia
Gene G. Ryerson, MD, Florida State University
Dao M. Nguyen, MD, University of Miami
Franklin R. McGuire, MD, University of South Carolina
John F. DeRosimo, MD, Medical University of South Carolina
Martha Bogdan, President & CEO, ALA of the Southeast
For further information or to register by phone,
please contact conference coordinator, Candy Holloway
904-520-7114 (phone) or [email protected]