Office of Professional Education

Respiratory Medicine Updates: A Virtual Clinical Community 

Our Next Session is  October 5, 2021 • CME Credit for Zoom Webinar and Twitter Chat participants

Article for October:  C-Reactive Protein Testing to Guide Antibiotic Prescribing for COPD Exacerbations, N Engl J Med 2019; 381:111-120, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1803185

  • Article Summary for October: Link will be posted here a week prior to the webinar.

  • Zoom Webinar with CME credit: REGISTER.
    • Tuesday, October 5, 2021
    • 11:30 am (PT) / 12:30 pm (MT) / 1:30 pm (CT) / 2:30 pm (ET)
    • 30-minutes
    • Expert faculty summarize a journal article and lead an academic and peer discussion with Q&A time.

  • Twitter Chat @NJHealthMedEd with CME credit:  Add to Calendar
    • Wednesday, October 6, 2021
    • 6:00 pm (PT) / 7:00 pm (MT) / 8:00 pm (CT) / 9:00 pm (ET)
    • 30-minutes
    • Expert faculty lead the Chat about the article summary to facilitate an academic and peer discussion with Q&A.
    • Go to Twitter, type in #COPDTwitterJC and click on the “Latest” tab
    • Please use this hashtag when posting: #COPDTwitterJC
    • Twitter Chat Instructions
    • Follow us on Twitter @NJHealthMedEd

Previous COPD Journal Club Sessions:

  • September 8, 2021
    • September 2021 Article Summary: Discriminative Accuracy of FEV1:FVC Thresholds for COPD-Related Hospitalization and Mortality, JAMA. 2019;321(24):2438-2447. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.7233. View here.
    • Recorded Zoom Webinar will be available soon on VuMedi.
  • August 3-4, 2021
    • August 2021 Article Summary: Triple Inhaled Therapy at Two Glucocorticoid Doses in Moderate to Very Severe COPD  (ETHOS Trial) N England J Med 2020; 383:35-48. View here.
    • Recorded Zoom Webinar on VuMedi.

Target Audience:

Pulmonologists, Primary Care and Internal Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Advanced Practice Nurses who treat patients with COPD. 

Program Chair:

James Woodrow MD

Jake Woodrow, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Department of Medicine
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO


Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be better able to:

  • Apply critical thinking and research analysis in the review of research and guidelines in COPD
  • Increase awareness and understanding of research, evidence and best practices to inform clinical practice in COPD
  • Engage with an online community of practitioners to share key insights, latest research, and treatment strategies for patients with COPD


For questions, please call the Office of Professional Education at National Jewish Health at 303.398.1000 or 800.844.2305, or email

Accreditation and Designation Statements:

National Jewish Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

National Jewish Health designates each live activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This educational program is supported in part by independent medical education grants from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and Mylan Specialty L.P.