CPS - Connecticut Pulmonary Section of the American Lung Association of the Northeast's Medical & Scientific Branch

The Connecticut Trudeau Society was originally formed in 1950 and later became the Connecticut Thoracic Society (CTS). Now with a brand new name, "Connecticut Pulmonary Section," our focus on pulmonary and critical care medicine, sleep and respiratory therapy is as strong as ever.

The CPS provides members with professional education opportunities particularly in the areas of lung research, critical care, pulmonary rehabilitation and sleep disorders. The goal is to promote  excellence in management, prevention and control of lung disease.

CPS Annual Meeting

The CPS Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions is held in the fall each year and is highly regarded for its quality of educational sessions and is the state’s foremost annual gathering of pulmonary, respiratory care and sleep experts.
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Join the CPS

Health professionals in Connecticut with an interest in lung research, critical care, pulmonary rehabilitation and sleep disorders are invited to join this prestigious community. Ensure access to quality educational activities including the CPS Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions. 

Your annual membership is included when you register for the Annual Meeting or you can join online.

The CPS Executive Committee

  • Naseema Merchant, MD (President)
  • Asher Qureshi, MD (Vice President)
  • John McArdle, MD (Past President)
  • Raymond Foley, DO (Past President)
  • Connie Dills, MBA, RRT, RPFT
  • Setu K. Vora, MD

Page last updated: March 17, 2021

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