Detailed Agenda




Tuesday, April 21, 2020

2 p.m. | Behind the Scenes Tour

6 p.m. | Welcome Dinner


Wednesday, April 22, 2020

7:30 a.m. | Breakfast 

8 a.m. | Keynote Presenters*

4 p.m. | Behind the Scenes Tour

6:30 p.m. | Dinner with Physicians and Scientists


Thursday, April 23, 2020

7:30 a.m. | Breakfast 

8 a.m. | Keynote Presenters* 

11 a.m. | Center for Outpatient Health Groundbreaking Celebration

Noon | Meeting for the Board of Directors and National Trustees 


Retreat Topics Include

Ending the vaping epidemic

Curing severe asthma

Stopping the progression of COPD

Preventing childhood allergies

Repairing and restoring the lung

“All the answers to our health problems are not in our genes”

Resilience of our practitioners and our health care system



Keynote Presenters*


Doris Kearns Goodwin
Pulitzer Prize-winning Author and Presidential Historian

Dennis S. Charney, MD
The Mount Sinai Medical Center

James P. Kiley, BS, MS, PhD
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health

Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pam L. Zeitlin, MD, MPhil, PhD
National Jewish Health
Michael A. Matthay, MD
University of California San Francisco

Max Seibold, PhD
National Jewish Health

Sally E. Wenzel, MD
UPMC Montefiore Hospital

Michael E. Wechsler, MD, MMSc
National Jewish Health


Irina Petrache, MD
National Jewish Health

Bruce J. Lanser, MD
National Jewish Health
Donald Y M Leung, MD, PhD
National Jewish Health

Tasha Fingerlin, PhD
National Jewish Health
*Schedule subject to change