Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine


         Division of Pulmonary & Critical Medicine Faculty and Fellows

The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) is committed to caring for critically ill patients and patients with lung disease. This requires not only that we provide the best possible care, but that we convey these skills to trainees and that we develop novel approaches to understanding and managing these diseases through basic science and clinical and outcomes research.Our mission is to deliver excellent patient care, to develop new knowledge about the lung in health and disease, and to train individuals to be outstanding clinicians and researchers.

What We Focus On

  • Patient Care Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine serves as a regional referral center for both the inpatient and outpatient evaluation of a broad range of pulmonary disorders. Learn more »
  • Education Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine assumes a prominent role in the overall educational mission of the Department of Internal Medicine and Medical School at Michigan. Our educators have been recognized as some of the top within the institution and serve in major leadership roles within the educational programs. Learn more »
  • Research Research performed within the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division has greatly impacted our understanding of basic lung biology, disease pathogenesis, and targeted therapeutics. Learn more »  



April 21, 2017
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2017 Annual Scientific Session April 21, 2017

7:00 am

Michigan Thoracic Society 2017 Annual Scientific Session
April 21, 2017
Baronette Renaissance Hotel
21111 Haggerty Rd, 

Novi, Michigan



7:00 – 8:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:45 am
New COPD Guidelines

Carlos Martinez, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, and Medical Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services, University of Michigan

8:45 – 9:30 am
Measuring Quality in Health Care

Bruno DiGiovine, MD, MPH, Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Henry Ford Health Care System

9:30 – 10:00 am
Break with Exhibitors & Fellow Poster Presentation

10:00 – 11:00 am
The Lung Microbiome: Future Impact on Clinical Practice

James Beck, MD, Professor, Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Secretary-Treasurer, American Thoracic Society

11:00 – 11:45 am
Home Sleep Studies

Neeraj Kaplish MD, FAPN, FAASM, President and Chairman, Education & Practice Management Committee, Michigan Academy of Sleep Medicine

11:45 – 12:00 pm
MTS Annual Business Meeting

12:00 – 1:00 pm
Luncheon with Exhibitors

12:15 – 12:30 pm
ATS Update

James Beck, MD

1:00 – 1:15 pm
Fellow Poster Presentations

1:15 – 2:00 pm
Pulmonary Hypertension Update

Reda Girgis, MD, ‎Medical Director, Lung Transplantation and Pulmonary Hypertension at Spectrum Health - ‎Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

2:15 – 3:00 pm
Pediatric ARDS: New Consensus, Mechanistic Concerns and Treatment Options

Heidi Flori, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan

3:00 – 3:15 pm
Resident Award Presentations & Adjournment