Office of Professional Education

A free CME satellite symposium | Breakfast and syllabus provided

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You do not have to attend the conference to register for this satellite symposium.

Date & Location:

New Orleans, LA – Tuesday, October 22, 2019
New Orleans Marriott (Acadia Ballroom)
555 Canal Street 
New Orleans, LA 70130



The symposium is from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Registration and breakfast begin at 5:30 a.m.


Target Audience:

Pulmonologists and Rheumatologists who treat patients with SSc-ILD.


Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Identify clinical features and risk factors of SSc-ILD based upon best practices for diagnosis.

  2. Apply practice guidelines and clinical evidence related to current and emerging therapies to select treatments for patients with SSc-ILD.

  3. Evaluate strategies for longitudinal management of SSc-ILD using a multidisciplinary approach.


Program Faculty:

Mehrnaz Maleki Fischbach, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
Director of the Rheumatology Clinic
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Maria Padilla, MD
Director, Advanced Lung Disease/Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Mount Sinai-National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute
New York City, NY

Jesse Roman, MD
Professor of Medicine
CEO, Jane & Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute - Jefferson Health and National Jewish Health
Ludwig Kind Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
Enterprise Division Chief, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Jefferson Health
Philadelphia, PA

Jeffrey Swigris, DO, MS
Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO



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


Registration Information:

We invite you to register for this symposium, as well as the other two symposia, on the form below. To learn about the other symposia, please click here.

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Accreditation and Designation Statements:

Physicians:  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 this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

This symposium is not supported, endorsed, or accredited by the American College of Chest Physicians.