Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Grand Rounds

Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NPPV)

Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, October 31, 2013

8:00 AM: Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Speaker & Info

Sami Albert Nachman, MD
Attending Physician
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center

Dr. Sami Albert Nachman earned his MD from Damascus University Faculty of Medicine. He completed his education in internal medicine at Lutheran Medical Center and Cook County Hospital Chicago, his critical care fellowship at the University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical school, and his pulmonary fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

As a full time faculty in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University, Dr. Nachman served as Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine as well as the Pulmonary Fellowship Director at Harlem Hospital. He was granted multiple awards as Outstanding Teacher of the Year.

Dr. Nachman rose to the rank of Clinical Professor of Medicine at Columbia University before joining Montefiore Medical Center as an attending physician in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine.


>This is an evidence-based review to improve physicians' understanding of:

  1. NPPV Physiology
  2. The appropriate indications of its use
  3. Technicality and troubleshooting

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Host: Division of Pulmonary Medicine (Department of Medicine)

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