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November 30, 2018
CME credit has expired.
David Lederer, MD, and Imre Noth, MD, take a case-based approach to the management of patients with an interstitial lung disease (ILD). They discuss the evaluation and diagnosis of a patient with suspected ILD, including the role of the multidisciplinary team.

Content Areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Evaluation and diagnosis
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation and lung transplantation
  • Pharmacologic treatment
  • Comorbidities
  • Acute exacerbations
  • Palliative care
  • Future directions
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)

Target Audience

This activity is intended for pulmonologists, rheumatologists, and other clinicians who may encounter patients with ILDs and/or connective tissue diseases.


Imre Noth, MD
Imre Noth, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
David Lederer, MD
David Lederer, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Director, Advanced Lung Disease Program
Co-director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Director, Pulmonary & Intensive Care Translational Outcomes Research
Columbia University
New York, New York
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CME Credit
Available Credit: 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
1.50 AANP Contact Hours
Opens: November 30, 2018
Expires: November 29, 2019
Target Audience: Pulmonologists
Other Healthcare Providers
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Genentech.