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77th Massachusetts Thoracic Society Meeting 
April 4, 2024

Mass General Brigham Conference Center

399 Revolution Drive

Assembly Row, Somerville

There will also be an option to join the meeting virtually.

2024 Chadwick Medal Recipient

The Massachusetts Thoracic Society is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2024 Henry D. Chadwick Medal, to be awarded at the 77th Annual Meeting on April 4, 2024.

Robert Brown, MD

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Clinician, Investigator, and Educator


7:50-8:00am: Welcome Remarks

8:00am: Artificial Intelligence and Its Potential Impact on Pulmonary Practice

Arjun Raj Manrai, PhD,

Harvard Medical School, Deputy Editor of NEJM AI

8:40am: L. Jack Faling Best Cases of the Year

Mariah Evarts, MD, Boston Medical Center
Jenny Shih, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Anthony El Khoury, MD, Baystate Medical Center

9:20am: Biological Mechanisms Underlying Interstitial Lung Disease

Rachel Knipe, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

10:00am: Break

10:10am: Effects of Climate Change on Pulmonary Health

Mary Rice, MD, MPH

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

10:50am: Reflections from the Critical Care Unit

Daniela Lamas, MD

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

11:30am: Durable Medical Equipment Panel: How Policies Affect Home Oxygen and Other Devices, and What Can We Do About It?

Katherine Dudley, MD, MPH

Massachusetts General Hospital

Christopher Worsham, MD, MPH

Massachusetts General Hospital

12:10pm: Lunch provided

1:10pm: Disaster Preparedness

Paul Biddinger, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital, Chief Preparedness and Continuity Officer, Mass General Brigham

1:50pm: Update in Interventional Pulmonary Medicine

Mihir Parikh, MD

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

2:30pm: Break

2:40pm: Henry D. Chadwick Medal Presentation

Robert Brown, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

3:00pm: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Elizabeth Klings, MD

Boston Medical Center

3:40pm: Q & A Session, Closing Remarks

77th Annual Massachusetts Thoracic Society Meeting
77th Annual Massachusetts Thoracic Society Meeting
Apr 04, 2024, 7:30 AM
Mass General Brigham Conference Center

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 Massachusetts Thoracic Society. The American Thoracic Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Thoracic Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™


Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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