Massachusetts Pulmonary Section Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Pulmonary Section, jointly provided by Tufts University School of Medicine and the American Lung Association is held each March/April for all health care professionals interested in respiratory disease and critical care medicine.

MPS2021 - The 75th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Pulmonary Section will be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 as a virtual conference.

Who Should Attend the Annual Meeting?

  • Pulmonologists
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Intensivists
  • Sleep Specialists
  • Certified Asthma Educators
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Pulmonary Rehab Specialists
  • Allergists
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Thoracic Surgeons
  • Pediatricians
  • Research Scientists 
  • Medical and Nursing Students


The standard registration fee is $100 (MDs/Dos) or $75 (RTs/RNs). We are pleased this year to be able to support the medical education of physicians-in-training by offering a limited number of discounted registrations (in advance of the event) for current fellows at a rate of $25.

Registration fees are payable strictly in advance of the meeting and are non-refundable in the case of cancellation.  Substitutions can be made in advance of the event by sending details to [email protected].

Registration includes:

  • Access to all meeting sessions
  • Access to exhibit area
  • Program Booklet- See ‘Meeting Materials’ below for details
  • Automatic enrollment as a MSB member for the upcoming year

Meeting Materials: Important information about the slide handout booklet
The standard registration fees do not include a printed copy of the slide handouts. All participants will be provided with a PDF version of the slide handouts.

MPS Research Fund Donation
Your contribution allows the Massachusetts Pulmonary Section to fulfill one of its most important objectives- to support local research endeavors and make a vital investment in improving lung health through the American Lung Association’s Nationwide Research Program. MPS has a long history of co-funding research and your contribution, will help us in all our work including, supporting local research endeavors in the future. You will be given the opportunity to opt out of this donation as part of the registration process, but we hope that you feel able to contribute.



Professional Education Committee

  • Peter M. Barkin, M.D., Emerson Hospital (Chair of the Professional Education Committee and Meeting Chair/Course Director)
  • Martin Joyce-Brady, M.D., Boston University School of Medicine
  • Mary Hanley, M.A., RN, VA Boston Health Care System
  • Finn Hawkins, M.B.B.CH, Boston University Medical Center
  • Kelsey Hills-Evans, M.D. Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Neil Kruszkowski, RRT, SDS, CPFT, Emerson Hospital
  • Sydney B. Montesi, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital
  • David Neumeyer, M.D., Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
  • Kai Saukkonen, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Timothy Wu, MD, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Henry D Chadwick Medal

The Massachusetts Pulmonary Section Annual Meeting includes the presentation of the Henry D. Chadwick Medal, which recognizes a recipient for outstanding service in the field of pulmonary disease.

Accreditation, Educational Goal and Learner Objectives

Check back for accreditation information.

Educational Goal: The goal of the activity is to improve the care of patients with pulmonary and critical care related issues by providing health professionals with increased knowledge and skills around new advances, best practice, treatments and services.

Disclosures for Faculty - Course Directors, Planning Committee, Speakers and Others in a Position to Control the Content: Disclosure information will be provided to participants prior to the beginning of the educational activity.

Commercial Support and Exhibitors: The organizers gratefully acknowledge supporters and exhibitors. A list of commercial supporters and exhibitors will be provided to participants prior to the beginning of the educational activity.

ADA/OEO Nondiscrimination Policy: Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) and the ALA Northeast consider all applicants and activity participants without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religious creed, sex or sexual orientation. TUSM and ALA Northeast are Equal Opportunity Employers. TUSM and ALA Northeast do not discriminate on the basis of a disability in admissions, access to treatment, or employment in their programs and activities as identified in the American with Disabilities Act. Please let us know in advance if you require any accommodations.

To view the policy on Privacy and Confidentiality for TUSM OCE, please see:

For questions regarding CME, please contact Tufts University School of Medicine - Office of Continuing Education at [email protected] or 617-636-6579. For questions regarding RT and Nursing CE, please contact ALA NE at [email protected].

Exhibition Information

The MPS Annual Meeting provides an excellent opportunity for attendees to network with colleagues and visit company exhibits to discover important information about the innovative products and services available to them and their practices.

We welcome companies to join us at the event to meet up with existing contacts and build new relationships with a large, vibrant and diverse multidisciplinary audience.
Please contact Michelle Caul at [email protected] or 860.838.4370 for exhibition information.

Contact Us

Contact us for further information about the meeting, membership or exhibition opportunities.

Past participants will be mailed updates about the next meeting, but if you did not attend last time, then make sure you become an MSB member to get updates about this as well as news and announcements about other relevant activities.

Page last updated: March 19, 2021

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