The American Lung Association offers a variety of Medical Education Conferences throughout the year for physicians and other medical professionals. These conferences feature leading experts in lung health and respiratory care, providing state of the art education and trends in diagnosis and treatment of patients with lung disease. The conferences below range from general pulmonary to concentration on specialized subjects such as asthma and COPD, and all provide Continuing Education Credits (CME) in adherence to the guidelines set forth by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Currently, these conferences are being held virtually allowing you to connect with colleagues and hear from experts nationwide.

  • Annual Oregon Chest Disease Conference
    The Annual Oregon Chest Disease Conference is designed to cover a broad spectrum of clinical pulmonary and critical care topics geared toward physicians and allied health professionals in pulmonary and critical care medicine, thoracic surgery, allergy, infectious disease, family practice and internal medicine.
  • Asthma Educator Institute

    Take this two-day professional development course to provide asthma guidelines-based care to patients and their families and get the knowledge you need to sit for the National Asthma Educator Certification Board exam. 

  • Connecticut Pulmonary Section Annual Meeting
    The CT Pulmonary Section Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions is an afternoon/evening continuing medical education conference that brings together pulmonary physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and others healthcare professionals interested in the care of patients with lung disease and critical care medicine.
  • COPD Educator Course

    The course includes thorough and practical information healthcare professionals can use in their work with COPD patients while earning continuing education credits.

  • Implementation and Interpretation of Spirometry
    The Implementation and Interpretation of Spirometry in the Primary Care Practice training course is designed especially for healthcare professionals who have the responsibility to administer and implement the spirometry test and primary care providers who will be interpreting the results to assist with diagnosis and disease management
  • Massachusetts Pulmonary Section Annual Meeting
    The Massachusetts Pulmonary Section Annual Meeting brings together pulmonary physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare professionals interested in the care of patients with lung disease. Presenters discuss the latest developments and techniques in the diagnosis and management of individuals with lung disease.
  • Pulmonary WinterCourse
    The Pulmonary WinterCourse Conference is a continuing medical education conference that features the latest developments and techniques in the diagnosis and management of adults and children with lung disease.
  •  Tri-State Pulmonary Case Conference
    The Tri-State Pulmonary Case Conference is a continuing medical education conference that features the latest pulmonary cases. At the conference, healthcare professionals present their case and the moderator leads an incisive discussion of patient management considering  both current literature and contemporary practice.
  • Tri-State Consecutive Case Conference
    The Tri-State Consecutive Case Conference is a continuing medical education conference that features a consecutive case format, where the presenter presents their case and the moderator leads an incisive discussion of patient management considering both current literature and contemporary practice.
  • Washington Thoracic Society Chest Disease Conference and Winter Lung Day
    The Washington Thoracic Society Chest Disease Conference and Winter Lung Day is designed to cover a broad spectrum of clinical pulmonary and critical care topics geared toward physicians and allied health professionals in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine, thoracic surgery, allergy, infectious disease, family practice and internal medicine.
  • Worcester Pulmonary Symposium
    The Annual Worcester Pulmonary Symposium is well-established as a high-quality educational meeting for all health professionals interested in pulmonary and critical care medicine, respiratory care and rehab.

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