Patient & Physician Education

Pulmonary Fibrosis Patient Education Day
Please join us on September 22, 2018, to learn about the latest research and therapies with Pulmonary Fibrosis. This conference is free and open to Pulmonary Fibrosis patients, their caregivers and/or family members. Registration closes on September 12, 2018. Register here.
Saturday, September 22, 2018
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455


7:30 - 8:15 am: Registration and Breakfast
8:15 - 8:25 am: Welcome: Hyun Kim, MD
8:25 - 8:45 am: Keynote Speaker: Gary Gibbons, MD
8:45 - 9:20 am: Keynote Speaker: Imre Noth, MD

9:30 - 10:20 am: Breakout Session 1
Oxygen and PFT: Ed Corazalla, MS, CPFT
ILD Clinical Trials and Research: Hyun Kim, MD, Research coordinators Tommy Goodwin and Mandi De Grote
Ask the Doctor: Moderators David Perlman, MD and Rade Tomic, MD

10:30 - 11:20 am: Breakout Session 2
Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Robbie Crannick, RRT
Pulmonary Hypertension: Thenappan Thenappan, MD
Oxygen and PFT: Ed Corazalla, MS, CPFT

11:25 am - 12:35 pm: Buffet Lunch at The Commons

12:40 - 1:30 pm: Breakout Session 3
Patient Panel: Living with Pulmonary
Fibrosis: Moderated by David Perlman, MD
Scleroderma: Jerry Molitor, MD, PhD
Family and Caregiver Panel: Katie Ferguson, RN, Beth Mullan, RN and Hyun Kim, MD

1:40 - 2:20 pm: Research Update at the U of MN
2:20 - 2:30 pm: Closing: Dr. Hyun Kim, MD

Organizations & Support

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

To obtain a FREE copy of the COPD booklet (for patients) please send us an email at with your name and mailing address or download a COPD booklet here.