42nd Annual Pulmonary and Allergy Update at Keystone

42nd Annual Pulmonary and Allergy Update at Keystone

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Keystone Conference Center 633 Tennis Club Rd.
Keystone, Colorado 80435
For more information, please contact:
The Office of Professional Education
at National Jewish Health


Practical Education in a Collegial Setting

The Pulmonary and Allergy Update highlights insights and recent advances in pulmonary medicine, asthma, allergy and immunology, presented by faculty from the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. Network with colleagues and nationally recognized experts, and learn the latest updates on management and treatment options for your patients. Workshops and small-group sessions provide great opportunities to discuss key issues and interesting cases with colleagues and National Jewish Health faculty.

*National Jewish Health has a 120-year history as the leading respiratory hospital in the nation and is the only hospital devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses.


Who Should Attend

Allergists, Pulmonologists, Primary Care and Internal Medicine Physicians, Pediatricians, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurses, Registered Nurses and others working with adults and children with allergic and pulmonary disease.

We would like to thank the following companies for their support. Educational Grant Support Provided by:

  • Genzyme Corporation
  • GlaxoSmithKline LLC
  • Insmed 
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Vertex Pharmaceutical Incorporated

For the full program agenda (PDF), please click here.

Lecture Topics:

Approaches to Non-Eosinophilic Asthma​
Laurie Manka, MD

Atopic Dermatitis – State of the Art and Emerging Treatment
Mark Boguniewicz, MD

Bronchiectasis – Diagnosis, Management and Beyond
Steven Lommatzsch, MD

Chronic Rhinosinusitis Surgery – Where is it Helpful?
Todd Kingdom, MD

COPD – A New Paradigm: Diagnosis and Treatment
Barry Make, MD

Cystic Fibrosis – The Future is Bright
Hara Levy, MD

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis: Practical Problems in the Real World
BJ Lanser, MD

Gastroesophageal Reflux versus Supraesophageal Reflux in Pulmonary Disease
Arash Babaei, MD

How Lung Imaging Can Help the Clinician
David Lynch, MB

Is Marijuana Use and Vaping Safe Compared to Smoking Tobacco?
Russell Bowler, MD, PhD

New Medical Treatments for Nasal Polyps
Brian Modena, MD

Severe Asthma, Current and Future Therapies
Michael Wechsler, MD

Systemic Sclerosis Interstitial Lung Disease: Best Practice Approaches to Clinical Management
Rebecca Keith, MD


Adult Allergy Cases
Brian Modena, MD and Kanao Otsu, MD

Adult Pulmonary and GI Cases
Arash Babaei, MD and Steven Lommatzsch, MD

Adult Pulmonary Cases
Barry Make, MD and Michael Wechsler, MD

Allergy Immunotherapy – The Recent Literature
Harold Nelson, MD

Atopic Dermatitis Cases
Mark Boguniewicz, MD and Kanwaljit Brar, MD

Cystic Fibrosis Cases
Hara Levy, MD and Pamela Zeitlin, MD

Food Allergy Cases
Bruce Lanser, MD and Carah Santos, MD

Vaping/Marijuana Cases
Russell Bowler, MD

When and Where

This event will take place from February 5-8, 2020 at the Keystone Conference Center, which is a beautiful 90-minute drive west of Denver via I-70. Free shuttle service is available throughout the event once you arrive in Keystone.


For the full program agenda (PDF), please click here.


Keystone Resort has a variety of lodge rooms and studio to three-bedroom condominiums in the Keystone Village and outlying resort.

Link for Lodging Options: NJH Online Lodging: CN120NJ

Keystone Lodge Hotel Rooms & Condominium 

Hyatt Place Hotel

Guests will receive:

  • Complimentary Resort Transportation | Complimentary shuttle service for you and your guests throughout the Resort. We’ll work with you to orchestrate getting your guests where they need to be for all of your events. 

  • Seamless Guest Experience | When your guests book their lodging through Keystone Resort, the lodging management team works hand in hand with your Conference Services Manager, making a seamless experience for your guests.

  • On-site Rental Management Team | Full on-site staff support, from Property Managers to Housekeeping and Maintenance, we are ready to meet your guest’s every need.

  • Guest Services Department | On-site around the clock, our Guest Services center is just a phone call away. Whether you’re locked out or replacing a light bulb, every request is met in a timely fashion.

  • Multiple check-in locations in the Resort | Accessible 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year. No searching for lock boxes in the dark or driving to an off-site location to pick up additional keys.

  • Play for Free | Valid for reservations of 2 nights or more (subject to weather). When guests book through Keystone Resort, they will receive complimentary vouchers at check-in for activities like free guided hike, free yoga class, free Friday Children’s Theater, scenic Gondola/lift for kids 12 and under, and free golf on night of arrival. They will also receive free cookies upon check-in.  Restrictions may apply. See the flyer here (PDF).

Lift Ticket and Rental Information

Please reference below for the lift ticket coupon rates valid from January 21 to February 13, 2020:

Ticket Type Adult (13-64) Child (5-12) Senior (65+) Chaperone Youth/College Adult Coupon Child Coupon
1 Day $122 $71 $112 $100 $98 $124 $73
2 out of 3 days $244 $142 $224 $200 $196 $248 $146
3 out of 5 days $321 $186 $291 $264 $258 $327 $192
4 out of 6 days $400 $232 $360 $328 $320 $408 $240
5 out of 8 days $465 $270 $415 $380 $370 $475 $280

In order to get discounted lift tickets, you will need a voucher. We will have them available at the registration desk, but if you want to pick them up before the conference starts they will be available at the Keystone Conference Center office. You will need to present the voucher at the ticket booth. If you have any questions, please email comeaum@njhealth.org.

National Jewish Health guests can receive a discount of 25% on ski rentals at Keystone Sports. To lock in the discount and guarantee that Keystone Sports will have the desired gear and sizes, ALL reservations must be made in advance to arrival.

EPIC Ski Race

The Epic Ski Race will be held on Friday, February 7th from 11:30-1:00 pm.  If you have a Vail Resorts Pass, please click here to sign up in advance.  If you don’t have a Vail Resort’s Ski Pass we will provide a temporary media card at the registration desk as well as trail maps. Medals will be given at the Friday dinner.

Registration Fees

  • MDs, DOs and Industry Partners - $650, Early Bird Rate is $550 through December 10, 2019
    RPhs/PharmDs who are MSLs should pay the Industry Partner rate.

  • NPs, PAs, RPhs, RNs and other Allied Health Professionals - $550, Early Bird Rate is $450 through December 10, 2019

  • Fellows - $275

Guests and family members of conference registrants must pay a one-time fee to participate in social activities which include breakfasts and afternoon snacks each day and dinner Friday night. The fees are: $50 per adult guest; $50 for children who are 17 years or younger (there is only one fee for ALL children in a family); free for children under age three. 

For more information or if you have questions, please call The Office of Professional Education at National Jewish Health at 303.398.1000 or 800.844.2305.

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Contact Information

Additional Information



Sponsorship opportunities are available at these levels:

  • Platinum Sponsorship – $30,000
  • Gold Sponsorship – $15,000
  • Silver Sponsorship – $10,000

For details on the levels of sponsorship, please download the application or contact Mandy Comeau at 303.728.6585 or at comeaum@njhealth.org.

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 activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registered Nurses: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12724, for 14.75 contact hours.

*Subject to change on the approval of the final agenda.


Continuing Medical Education Disclaimer

National Jewish Health ("NJH") and its officers, Board of Directors, faculty, employees, representatives, and other agents (collectively, "NJH Parties") shall not be responsible in any capacity for, and do not warrant any content whatsoever, in any NJH publication or other product (in any medium), or the use or reliance on any such content, and expressly disclaim any and all liability for such content. All such responsibility for content and use of product solely rests with the authors or the advertisers, as the case may be.

By way of example, without limiting the foregoing, this disclaimer of liability applies to the accuracy, completeness, effectiveness, quality, appearance, ideas, or products, as the case may be, of or resulting from, any statements, references, articles, positions, claimed diagnosis, claimed possible treatments, services, or advertising, express or implied, contained in any NJH live meeting, publication, online course or other product.


This event is a great venue for communication with key opinion leaders, physicians and members of the health care community, as well as a great learning opportunity for you. National Jewish Health faculty, as well as physicians from around the country, are available throughout the conference to discuss the latest research, individual cases and products. Exhibit space is conveniently located just steps from the meeting facility and the agenda is designed to allow time for dialogue with the attendees.

The exhibitor fees range from $2000 to $3000. Please see the exhibitor packet/application for details.

Exhibit Hours:

Wednesday, February 5
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Exhibit Registration and Set up
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Break and Exhibits Open

Thursday, February 6 and Friday, February 7
6:00 am – 7:00 am, Breakfast and Exhibits Open
8:20 am – 8:50 am, Break and Exhibits Open
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Afternoon Snack and Exhibits Open

Saturday, February 8
6:00 am – 7:00 am, Breakfast and Exhibits Open
8:20 am – 8:50 am, Break and Exhibits Open
Break down exhibits by 10:00 am on Saturday

If you are interested in exhibiting at this event, please download the exhibitor packet/application.

For questions regarding exhibiting, contact Mandy Comeau at comeaum@njhealth.org or 303.728.6585.