Course Directors

Marilyn K. Glassberg, MD
Marilyn K. Glassberg, MD

University of Miami School of Medicine
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Miami, Florida

David J. Lederer, MD, MS
David J. Lederer, MD, MS

Columbia University Irving Medical Center
New York, New York


Gary Cunningham
Gary Cunningham


Accredited by

National Jewish Health

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.75 Credits
Release Date:2018-Nov-20
Expiration Date:2019-Nov-19
Estimated Time for Completion:45 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, experts on interstitial lung disease share case-based insights on the accurate diagnosis and management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Updated guideline recommendations are reviewed, along with strategies for individualizing care through patient education and shared decision-making. The activity also features a patient with IPF who shares his story and offers words of wisdom to pulmonologists and fellow patients alike.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Employ evidence-based strategies to accurately diagnose IPF
  • Design patient-centered IPF management plans based on shared decision-making and evidence-based recommendations for therapy
  • Apply effective communication strategies to provide adequate disease- and treatment-related education and guidance to patients with IPF

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pulmonologists, radiologists, and other clinicians involved in diagnosing and managing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit, participants must view the activity and achieve a passing score of 70% on the post-test and complete the evaluation form. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive CME credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form.

Participants should review all presentations in this activity before proceeding to the post-test to claim CME credit for the activity.

Media: Enduring Material
Release and Expiration Dates: November 20, 2018 - November 19, 2019
Time to Complete: 45 minutes

Faculty and Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

In accordance with ACCME requirements, all persons in a position to control the content of a CME activity must disclose relevant financial relationships to the accredited provider. Individuals must also include in their disclosure the relevant financial relationships of a spouse or partner. Any potential conflicts identified are resolved to ensure that presentations are evidence-based and free of commercial bias. National Jewish Health has a conflict of interest policy that requires faculty to disclose relevant financial relationships related to the content of their presentations/materials.

Co-Course Directors

Marilyn K. Glassberg, MD
Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Director, Pulmonary Diseases at Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute
Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Pediatrics
Vice-Chairman of Medicine for Diversity and Innovation
University of Miami School of Medicine
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Miami, Florida

Marilyn K. Glassberg, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Bellerophon Therapeutics; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Genentech, Inc.
Grant/Research Support from Genentech, Inc.
Advisory Board for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Genentech, Inc.

David J. Lederer, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Co-Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
New York, New York

David J. Lederer, MD, MS, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd and Veracyte, Inc.


Gary Cunningham

Gary Cunningham has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

CME Planners and Reviewers

Stephanie Corder, ND, RN
Manager, Accreditation and Programs
National Jewish Health
Denver, Colorado

Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Andrea Harshman, MHA, CHCP, CMP-HC
Director, Office of Professional Education
National Jewish Health
Denver, Colorado

Andrea Harshman, MHA, CHCP, CMP-HC, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Harold Nelson, MD
Professor of Medicine
National Jewish Health
Denver, Colorado

Harold Nelson, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Honoraria from ALK as speaker and consultant. Pearl Therapeutics (AstraZeneca) for Data Safety Monitoring Board.

Medical Director

Chris Washburn, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Chris Washburn, PhD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

CME Disclaimer

National Jewish Health ("NJH") and its officers, Board of Directors, faculty, employees, representatives, and other agents (collectively, "NJH Parties") shall not be responsible in any capacity for, and do not warrant any content whatsoever, in any NJH publication or other product (in any medium), or the use or reliance on any such content, and expressly disclaim any and all liability for such content. All such responsibility for content and use of product solely rests with the authors or the advertisers, as the case may be.

By way of example, without limiting the foregoing, this disclaimer of liability applies to the accuracy, completeness, effectiveness, quality, appearance, ideas, or products, as the case may be, of or resulting from, any statements, references, articles, positions, claimed diagnosis, claimed possible treatments, services, or advertising, express or implied, contained in any NJH live meeting, publication, online course or other product.

Furthermore, the content should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall any of the NJH Parties be liable for any DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL or CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, or LOST PROFITS that result from any of the foregoing, regardless of legal theory and whether or not claimant was advised of the possibility of such damages.

Providership, Credit, and Support

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of National Jewish Health and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. National Jewish Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

National Jewish Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Collaborative Partner

This CME activity has been developed in collaboration with the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty of this educational activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. Faculty members have been advised to disclose to the audience any reference to an unlabeled or investigational use.

No endorsement of unapproved products or uses is made or implied by coverage of these products or uses in our reports. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in reports. For approved prescribing information, please consult the manufacturer’s product labeling.

The materials presented here are used with the permission of the authors and/or other sources. These materials do not necessarily reflect the views of PeerView or any of its partners, providers, and/or supporters.

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