Management of COPD: All that Glisters is not Gold
Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Thursday, February 06, 2014
12:15 PM: Montefiore Medical Center Cherkasky Auditorium
Speaker & Info
Thomas K Aldrich, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary/Critical Care Training Program, Einstein
Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Montefiore
The 8:00 am session on the Einstein campus has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
Dr. Thomas Knight Aldrich has extensive experience with clinical research focused on pulmonary function testing, respiratory muscle function, Sickle Cell lung disease, and respiratory and other consequences of World Trade Center exposure.
Dr. Aldrich chairs New York State's September 11th Workers Protection Task Force, and is a member of the Mayor's World Trade Center Medical Working Group, the CDC/NIOSH World Trade Center Health Program's Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, and FDNY's WTC Scientific Advisory Committee.
Dr. Aldrich is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Pulmonary/Critical Care Training Program at Einstein, and Director of the Pulmonary Function Laboratory at Montefiore Medical Center (Moses Division).
Objectives - After attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Understand the causes and consequences of intrinsic PEEP in COPD
- Recognize the role of antibiotics in treatment of exacerbations of COPD
- Identify the benefits and drawbacks of inhaled corticosteroids in chronic management of COPD
Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Division of Pulmonary Medicine (Department of Medicine)