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Medical Crossfire®: Perfecting the Diagnosis and Treatment of EGPA: Patient Perspectives and Expert Insights

Medical Crossfire®: Perfecting the Diagnosis and Treatment of EGPA: Patient Perspectives and Expert Insights


Sunday, May 17, 2020

Registration and Dinner: 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Scientific Program: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location:
Philadelphia 201 Hotel
Registration and Dinner: Freedom Ballroom
201 N 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Overview

Medical Crossfire®: Perfecting the Diagnosis and Treatment of EGPA: Patient Perspectives and Expert Insights will highlight current unmet medical needs and the most recent advances in the management of eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA). This program features a panel discussion of expert faculty specializing in the care of patients diagnosed with EGPA. The perspective of a patient with EGPA is incorporated into this educational activity, and the faculty will discuss key points about the patient’s disease presentation, experience with treatment, and the importance of multidisciplinary care, in addition to other aspects of the patient’s personal journey with this disease. The etiology, pathophysiology, and clinical features of EGPA will be addressed, and current and emerging therapeutic options will be explored. This program is designed to provide the audience with an opportunity to hear a genuine perspective from a patient and the unique chance to listen as faculty provide their expert insights into the patient’s care.

Benefits of participating

  • Listen as experts explain important signs and symptoms of EGPA
  • Gain insights into recent treatment advancements in EGPA
  • Learn about clinical trial options for EGPA
  • Obtain expert recommendations for implementing multidisciplinary care of EGPA

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

Target Audience

This educational program is directed toward all attendees of ATS 2020, including pulmonologists, primary care physicians, rheumatologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals who treat EGPA.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better prepared to:

  • Evaluate recommendations for early assessment and diagnosis for patients with EGPA
  • Discuss relevant patient insights and strategies to improve the collaborative care approach
  • Assess disease progression to properly screen and diagnose EGPA and develop an individualized management plan

Program Chair

Michael E. Wechsler
Michael E. Wechsler, MD, MMSc
Professor of Medicine
Director, The Cohen Family Asthma Institute
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

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Registration Fee - Free

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