UPMC Shadyside Virtual Pulmonary Conference

April 23, 2021

Learning Objectives

  • COVID-19 & Vaccination Updates
  • Pulmonary Complications of COVID-19 Infection
  • Sleep Apnea: It's Not a Snooze Fest!
  • Cyber Safety
  • Advantages of Robotic-Assisted vs. Conventional Lung Surgery
  • Organ Donation - Saving Lives Together
Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/23/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/23/2021 - 2:00pm


Agenda Item



COVID 19 & Vaccination Updates

   Ashley Ayres, Director, Infection Prevention


Pulmonary Complications of COVID 19 Infection

Jennifer McComb, M.D.


Sleep Apnea:  It’s Not a Snooze Fest!

Paula Jernigan, M.D.


Cyber Safety

    Ryan George


15-minute break



Advantages of Robotic Assisted vs. Conventional Lung Surgery

Inderpal Sarkaria, M.D.


Organ Donation – Saving Lives Together

    Angela Hockman, M.Ed., BS; CORE

Microsoft TEAMS
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

A link to the conference will be sent out to registered attendees via email closer to the date of the conference.

Respiratory CE (American Association for Respiratory Care/AARC): The learner will be awarded continuing education contact hour(s) for participating in the program for its entirety, upon completion and submission of an evaluation form.

Contact: Cathy Hulick, hulickcl@upmc.edu

Nursing CE:

Contact: Linda Reid, reidlk@upmc.edu


Please login or register to take this course.

Registration Fee: $20

Registration Instructions:

Registration must be completed by April 16, 2021.  All attendees must register online.  UPMC employees whose department will be paying for their registration fee via journal transfer (with appropriate authorization from their department manager) should first contact Cathy Hulick at hulickcl@upmc.edu or 412-623-2174.  A registration code will then be provided to complete the registration process online.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

All cancellations must be in writing and sent to Cathy Hulick at hulickcl@upmc.edu. All cancellations must be received by April 16, 2021.  No refunds will be made after April 16, 2021.


Contact Cathy Hulick at hulickcl@upmc.edu or 412-623-2174  or  Breen Smith at smithbr@upmc.edu or 412-623-7114