UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center


The 2024 UCLA Advanced Lung Disease and Lung Transplantation Symposium is a hybrid virtual and in-person conference, organized by UCLA Health, the UCLA Center for Continuing Professional Development, and a multi-disciplinary group of speakers. The goal of the program is to provide updated information on state-of-the-art therapies available for patients with end-stage lung disease, including medical and interventional approaches, as well as lung transplantation.


At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:

  1. Understand the state of the art with respect to lung transplantation, including candidate selection, donor selection, donor lung preservation, and advances in research
  2. Be familiar with important clinical considerations when critically ill patients with acute respiratory failure are being considered for lung transplantation
  3. Be familiar with best practices for diagnosis and management of advanced COPD
  4. Be familiar with best practices for diagnosis and management of bronchiectasis
  5. Understand how respiratory viral infections can impact lung transplant candidates and recipients
  6. have a better understanding of how cardiac disease can impact patients with advanced lung disease and those needing lung transplants
  7. Be familiar with the diagnostic best practices when evaluating a patient with interstitial lung disease, including the use of multidisciplinary discussion.
  8. Understand the importance of a multi-disciplinary expert team in the management of a patient after lung transplant and the role played by each team member


Registration Fees (Live Virtual/Live In-Person)

$50 MD/DO
$40 Nurse, Nurse Practitioner & Allied Health Professionals
$25 Student/Trainees

In-person registration includes access to the course materials, breakfast and lunch.
Virtual registration includes access to the live stream virtual conference.
All registrants (live or virtual) will receive access to the conference recordings up to 3 weeks following the program.

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