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American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting—CHEST 2017

Toronto Lung Health Experience

See the COPD Foundation at the Toronto Lung Health Experience! This is an informal lung health awareness event that brings the community together with organizations and experts invested in pulmonary health. Check out the virtual patient tour that helps people to understand what it’s like to have COPD and asthma. We hope to see you there! Learn more and see videos from past Lung Health Experience events here.

Date and time: Sat, October 28, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location: Nathan Phillips Square


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COPD National Action Plan Multiperspective Panel

Speakers: Dr. Neil Freedman, Northshore University Health System

Dr. James Kiley, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Jamie Sullivan, Vice President of Public Policy & Outcomes, COPD Foundation

Date and time: Sun, October 29th, 1:30 pm-3:00 pm

Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON Canada Room 604


Patient Engagement Summit

The Patient Engagement Summit will feature COPD, asthma and pulmonary fibrosis patients, Allergy and Asthma Network, COPD Foundation, as well as CHEST and CHEST Foundation experts. The discussion will cover promoting patient engagement and improving provider-patient communication.

Speakers to include: John Linnell, COPD Patient Advocate and COPD Foundation Wisconsin State Captain; Kristen Willard, Director of Population Health & Care Delivery, COPD Foundation

Date and time: Mon, October 30th, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Location: Sheraton, Grand Ballroom Centre, Toronto

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