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2020 Ohio Thoracic Society Annual Meeting

Friday, September 18, 2020 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET

COVID-19 ICU, Pulmonary and Infectious Disease Clinical Management and Research

Jointly provided by
The Ohio Thoracic Society and
The American Thoracic Society

This meeting will be focused on updating healthcare providers on COVID-19 management from varying perspectives as well as how to develop a platform for clinical trials and research planning regarding COVID 19.

Target Audience:
Clinicians and Researchers in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Also Residents and Fellows in training.

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop strategies to care for COVID-19 patients based on the latest findings within the research community
  • Develop a platform for clinical trials and research planning regarding COVID-19

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5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Management of COVID-19 and its Complications in the ICU
Amira Mohamed, MD
Montefiore Medical Center
(1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
“Where we are with COVID-19?”: Updates on the Epidemiology and Treatment of COVID-19
Carl J. Fichtenbaum, MD
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
(1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits)

7:10 pm – 7:45 pm
Research, Trials and Vaccines of COVID-19
Daniel Culver, DO
Cleveland Clinic

7:45 pm – 8:20 pm
Care of Unique and At Risk Patient Populations during the COVID-19 Outbreak
Matthew Exline, MD
Ohio State University Medical Center

8:20 pm – 9:00 pm
Performing Procedures from Intubation to Bronchoscopy in COVID-19 Patients
Alejandro Aragaki, MD
University of Cincinnati Medical Center

*In order to receive your CME and participation certificate, learners are requird to complete a post meeting assessment which will be sent via email at the conclusion of the meeting*

For more information, please contact Francois Abi Fadel, MD at

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Thoracic Society and the Ohio Thoracic Society. The American Thoracic Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Thoracic Society designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Committee

Don Hayes, MD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Francois Abi Fadel, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Arjan Flora, MD
University of Cincinnati

Stephen Kirkby, MS
Nationwide Childrens Hospital and Ohio State University

Kristin Highland, MD
Cleveland Clinic


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We are able to provide this meeting and educational opportunity at no cost thanks to the support of The American Thoracic Society.