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April 2018

NC Thoracic Society 30-day COPD Summit

April 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: WakeMed, Raleigh NC Date: TBA Agenda: This will be a half day on a Friday afternoon to discuss 30-day readmissions for COPD with a multidisciplinary approach from multiple institutions. This will be a great educational and collaborative event.  

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December 2018

North Carolina Thoracic Society 2018 Annual Meeting

December 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday Center, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC, Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, 27616 United States
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Rescheduled NCTS Annual Meeting - Saturday December 8, 2018 UNC Friday Center

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September 2019

Lung Cancer Update for Primary Care: Prevention, Screening, Staging, and Management

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Novant Health Forsyth Winston Salem, NC United States + Google Map
Free

The lung cancer update for primary care will be held at 3 different locations in NC in 2019. Lung Cancer is one the leading causes of death in NC and more effective strategies are now available in all aspects of lung cancer. Primary care physicians are key providers in the prevention and screening of lung cancer. They are the principal providers to refer at-risk patients for lung cancer screening using low-dose computed tomography. A current understanding of the staging and…

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NC Thoracic Society Clinical Trials Workshop Sept 21 Wrightsville Beach

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Blockade Runner Wrightsville Beach, NC Wrightsville Beach, NC United States

AGENDA (September 21, 2019)
7:45 Registration
8:15 Welcome – Jason Thomason, MD – President & Eric Nelson, PhD (Research Committee)
8:30-9:30 Sponsor Perspectives
Dance Biopharm Rebecca Boone, VP Clinical Operations, Dance Pharm. Pharmaceutical company perspective. Delivery devices for inhaled formulations in trials
GlaxoSmithKline - Courtney Crim, MD Group Director, Medical, Respiratory The pharmaceutical company perspective.
The CF Foundation Patricia Burks, Director, Clinical Affairs. Conducting clinical trials of drug treatments and new approaches for cystic fibrosis.
Wake Forest School Of Medicine Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Office of Sponsored Programs Selvin Ohene, CTSI
The Wake Forest 60 day challenge - accelerating the pre-contract time-line process, from sponsor inquiry to signing the agreement.
9:30 – 10:30 Panel Discussion – Sponsor Perspectives
10:30 –10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:45 Site Perspectives

Southeastern Research Center of Salem Chest Specialists, Winston-Salem Jason Thomason, MD, FCCP, D-ABSM Starting from scratch in a single specialty, private practice office. A few pearls and pitfalls.
Atrium Health, Carolinas Medical Center Department of Family Medicine, Hazel Tapp, Ph.D. Director of Research. Center for Primary Care Research and Professor Family Medicine Will present on asthma (COACH, PCORI funded work),
AGENDA con’t (September 21, 2019)
10:45 – 11:45 Site Perspectives cont’
Atrium Health, Carolinas Medical Center Department of Family Medicine, Charlotte Hazel Tapp, Ph.D. Director of Research. Center for Primary Care Research and Professor Family Medicine Will present on asthma (COACH, PCORI funded work), and COPD (NHLBI CAPTURE) trials. Research in a primary care network.
First Health of the Carolinas, Pinehurst Medical Center, Southern Pines Michael Pritchett, D.O., M.P.H., Director of Thoracic Oncology, Director, Chest Center of the Carolinas. Trial experience of pioneering use of intraoperative cone-beam CT (CBCT) to assist with biopsy of peripheral nodules.
Principal Investigator- Wilmington PMG Research and Wilmington Health Douglas Lee, M.D. Site-based clinical trials network model.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Brad Drummond, M.D., Assoc. Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Director, Obstructive Lung Diseases C&T Research Center. Active in COPD and other disease drug clinical trials and in pulmonary clinical research.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine Wendy Moore, MD Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Immunologic Diseases. NIH and industry sponsored clinical trials in asthma in academic centers.
11:45- 12:30 Lunch (provided)
12:30 - 1:00 Site’s Perspectives cont’
1:00 – 2:00 Panel Discussion
2:00 Adjournment

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October 2019

Lung Cancer Update for Primary Care: Prevention, Screening, Staging, and Management

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Brunswick Medical Center Bolivia, NC United States + Google Map
Free

The lung cancer update for primary care will be held at 3 different locations in NC in 2019. Lung Cancer is one the leading causes of death in NC and more effective strategies are now available in all aspects of lung cancer. Primary care physicians are key providers in the prevention and screening of lung cancer. They are the principal providers to refer at-risk patients for lung cancer screening using low-dose computed tomography. A current understanding of the staging and…

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November 2019

North Carolina Thoracic Society 2019 Annual Educational Conference Nov 16 Charlotte Motor Speedway

November 16 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Charlotte Motor Speedway Club, 5555 Concord Parkway South
Concord, 28027 United States
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$50.

NCTS 2019 Annual Educational Conference Brochure 7.8.19

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