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Respiratory Medicine Updates: A Virtual Clinical Community

The 2021 COPD Journal Club has concluded. Check out article summaries and recordings of the previous sessions below.

Previous COPD Journal Club Sessions:

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  • November 3, 2021
    • November 2021 Article Summary: Chronic Non‐invasive Ventilation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD002878. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002878.pub3. View here.
    • Recorded Zoom Webinar on VuMedi.
  • October 5-6, 2021
    • October 2021 Article Summary: C-Reactive Protein Testing to Guide Antibiotic Prescribing for COPD Exacerbations, N Engl J Med 2019; 381:111-120, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1803185. View here.
    • Recorded Zoom Webinar on VuMedi.
  • 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 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:

The 2021 COPD Journal Club has concluded. This activity is no longer available for credit.


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