Medical Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medical Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: THE FOURTH ANNUAL MURRAY SACHS, MD LECTURESHIP: “A Phenotypic Approach to the Evaluation and Management of Difficult Asthma”



Date
April 17, 2014
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Sally E. Wenzel, MD
Professor of Medicine, Director-University of Pittsburgh Asthma Institute @ UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Subsection Chief of Allergy, Chair of Immunology and Airway Biology, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Certification Supervisor


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description

The purpose of the Murray Sachs, MD Lectureship is to recognize the lifetime accomplishments of this remarkable physician and role model, and to perpetuate his high standards of patient care and continuing education. The objectives of this year’s lecture will be to understand the updated ATS-ERS definition of severe asthma, to develop a rational approach to the patient who presents with difficult asthma, and to incorporate identification of asthma phenotypes into treatment of severe asthma.