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Vascular Medicine Institute of the University of Pittsburgh/Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
The University Club
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123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

2012 Pittsburgh International Lung Conference

The 2012 conference will focus on Acute Lung Injury:  New Mechanisms, Future Therapies, and the Translation to Clinical Care and will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 5-6, 2012.

This exciting conference aims to provide a forum for the exchange of new and cutting-edge information about ARDS by bringing together leading regional, national, and international experts in the field.

View six presentations from the 2011 conference.

The target audience for this conference is critical care and pulmonary physicians, doctors in general medical fields, and allied health professionals (e.g., nurses, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists).  Because of the emphasis on clinical and scientific investigation, the seminars also will target basic, translational, and clinical investigators with interests in ARDS, pneumonia, and sepsis research, as well as biomedical researchers from around the United States, internationally, and within industry.


Mark T. Gladwin, MD
Division Chief, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Director, Vascular Medical Center

Rama K. Mallampalli, MD
Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology, and Physiology
Director, Acute Lung Injury Center of Excellence
Chief, Pulmonary Division of VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded 1.4 continuing education units (CEU’s) which are equal to 14.0 contact hours.

Hear more about the conference from Doctors Gladwin and Mallampalli below:

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