Today, the American Lung Association in South Florida announced that Rupesh Kotecha, MD, Chief of Radiosurgery and Mark Dylewski, MD, Chief of General Thoracic Surgery and Medical Director of General and Robotic Thoracic Surgery at Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, will speak at the virtual LUNG FORCE Expo on June 24.
The LUNG FORCE Expo is designed to educate health professionals about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), COVID-19 and other lung diseases. Dr. Kotecha and Dr. Dylewski will present on lung cancer.
“The pandemic has shined a light on the importance of continuing to support lung disease and lung cancer patients. Chronic lung disease affects more than 37 million Americans, so it is crucial that healthcare professionals remain educated on the latest trends, research and treatment benefiting patients,” said Chrissy Cohen, executive director for the Lung Association. “It is an honor to have Dr. Kotecha and Dr. Dylewski featured at this important event, which aims to help providers improve the lives of those affected by lung diseases, such as lung cancer and COVID-19.”
The event will also highlight topics including health disparities in lung disease, asthma management guidelines, preventing burnout for healthcare professionals and much more. View the full agenda here.
The LUNG FORCE Expo takes place on June 24 from 12 p.m. – 7:35 p.m. ET. Registration is $100. More information and registration are available on the LUNG FORCE Expo website.
About the American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to champion clean air for all; to improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and to create a tobacco-free future. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and a Gold-Level GuideStar Member, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org.