Journal Club

Journal Club

The ATS Assembly of Pulmonary Rehabilitation announces the next edition of its Journal Club, on Tuesday September 21st at 05:00PM EDT, pulmonary rehabilitation maintenance program for COPD patients in a real-life setting.

Michele Schaeffer PhD (University of British Columbia Centre for Heart Lung Innovation in Vancouver, Canada) will present the paper entitled ‘Efficacy of a Long-Term Pulmonary Rehabilitation Maintenance Program for COPD Patients in a Real-Life Setting: A 5-year Cohort Study’.  This paper was published in BMC Respiratory Research Journal.

We will be joined by the senior author of the paper, Dr. Fares Gouzi (PhyMedExp, University of Montpellier and INSERM, Montpellier, France) and collaborator Mrs. Elise Galmes (Montpellier, France). 

Linzy Houchen-Wolloff PhD (Senior Research Associate, Centre for Exercise and Rehabilitation Science (CERS) NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK), Isabelle Vivodtzev PhD (Researcher, INSERM “Experimental and Clinical Respiratory Neurophysiology” unit , Pierre et Marie Curie Faculty of Medicine, Sorbonne University, Paris, France), and  Ruth Barker PhD (Wessex Academic Health Science Network, UK), will serve as online discussion panelists. 

The discussion will be moderated by Francois Abi Fadel M.D. (Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA).

The web-based platform allows for a live and interactive Journal Club with real-time discussion both online and via telephone. Please use a landline phone or VoIP for the call.

You will need to register for the webinar in order to participate in the Journal Club.  Registration is free. To reserve your Webinar seat today click here.

It is a pleasure to invite you to participate with this session and look forward to a stimulating discussion.

Please contact Francois Abi Fadel M.D. (abifadf@ccf.org), with any suggestions or questions.

Dr. Francois Abi Fadel
Web Committee, ATS Assembly of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Dr. Alex Jenkins
Web Director, ATS Assembly of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Professor Sally Singh, PhD,
Chair, ATS Assembly of Pulmonary Rehabilitation 




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