This conference was designed to cover a broad spectrum of clinical pulmonary and critical care topics geared towards physicians and allied health professionals in pulmonary and critical care medicine, thoracic surgery, allergy, infectious disease, family practice and internal medicine. Participants learned about the principles of diagnosis and treatment of common and unusual conditions for which recent new management strategies are available. The conference was held at the Hyatt Regency in Maui and the schedule was arranged for both educational and recreational opportunities. This conference was jointly sponsored by the American Thoracic Society, the Hawaii Thoracic Society and the American Lung Association in Hawaii.
This activity was planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the American Thoracic Society, the Hawaii Thoracic Society and the American Lung Association in Hawaii. The American Thoracic Society was accredited by the ACCME to provide continung medical education for physicians.
The American Thoracic Society designated this educational activity for a maximum of "17.25 AMA PRA Category 1" credits. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.