The 33rd Annual National Jewish Health Pulmonary and Allergy Update at Keystone (February 2-5, 2011)

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Practical education in a collegial setting. The 33rd Annual National Jewish Health Pulmonary and Allergy Update is a four-day conference that prepares you to develop strategies for treating patients with allergy, asthma, autoimmune and pulmonary diseases. Presentations by National Jewish Health faculty focus on the latest approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with allergic, respiratory and immune system diseases. Workshops and small-group sessions provide great opportunities to discuss key issues and interesting cases with colleagues and National Jewish Health faculty. This conference will provide participants with practical information that they can apply in their practice immediately. This is a CME/CE Activity.


Where and When

This event will take place from February 2-5, 2011 at the Keystone Conference Center which is a beautiful 90-minute drive west from Denver via I-70. Free shuttle service is available throughout the event once you arrive at Keystone. Follow link for information about Keystone lodging, special lift ticket rates and equipment rental offers for conference participants.

Travel information from Denver International Airport to and from the Keystone Conference Center. Be sure to ask for the "NJH Discount" when making your arrangements. 


Conference Co-Chairs

Erwin W. Gelfand, MD
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics
National Jewish Health

Richard J. Martin, MD
Chairman, Department of Medicine
Professor of Medicine
National Jewish Health

Harold S. Nelson, MD
Chairman of the CME Committee
Professor of Medicine
National Jewish Health


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Accreditation and Designation Statement

National Jewish Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

National Jewish Health designates this educational activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Nursing Continuing Education Accreditation Statement

National Jewish Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12724.  The conference is approved for 16.8 Nursing Contact Hours. Participant attendance throughout the entire conference is required to receive contact hours.

ABMS Maintenance of Certification MOC

The majority of these talks may qualify towards ABMS Maintenance of Certification compliant programs, including MOC programs by the American Boards of Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Otolaryngology and Family Medicine. To learn more about ABMS MOC programs, visit


Download a PDF of the full agenda.


Featured Topics

  • Osteoporosis
  • Status of Immunotherapy at the end of its first century, efficacy, mechanisms, and novel approaches
  • Targeting cytokines and selecting the right patients.
  • Bronchial thermoplasty
  • CF genetics, presentation in older children and adults, why the prognosis is improving
  • Defining the treatment of childhood asthma.
  • New discoveries in atopic dermatitis.
  • Chronic urticaria new insights to mechanisms and treatment.
  • Airway remodeling what is it, why does it happen, can we prevent it?
  • GERD and Asthma/Cough
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis clinical presentation in children and adults.
  • Management of chronic cough.
  • Early determinants and predictors of asthma.

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Registration Fees

MDs, DOs and Industry Partners - $650
NPs, PAs, RNs, Rphs and other Allied Health Professionals - $550
Rphs/PharmDs who are MSLs should pay the Industry Partner rate.

Family Activity Fees
Family members and guests of conference registrants must pay a one-time fee to participate in social activities which include breakfasts and afternoon snacks each day and dinner Friday night. There is only one for ALL children in a family.

  • Adults - $50
  • Children (17 years or younger) - $50
  • Children (under age three) - FREE

Guest Names
Please enter first and last name of all guests and the ages of the children into the comments area of the online registration form. Guests will not be allowed into social events without a name badge.

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Opportunities are available to exhibit at the conference. For more information on exhibiting please contact Mandy Comeau at [email protected] or at 303-398-1000.

Refer a Patient

85% of healthcare professionals are more likely to participate in a CME/CE activity when it is offered by National Jewish HealthTM.

Based on an August 2007 National Jewish Health survey of more than 7,000 healthcare professionals