Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)
A Common Language: The Importance of Clear Communication in the Multidisciplinary Diagnostic Process
Speakers: Lida P Hariri, MD, PhDAryeh Fischer, MDEric S. White, MDElla A. Kazerooni, MD, MS
Duration: 35 minutes
Presented on: December 18, 2018
*This session is not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Lida P Hariri, MD, PhD
Lida P Hariri, MD, PhDDr. Lida Hariri is Assistant Professor of Pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, with a primary appointment in the Department of Pathology and a secondary appointment in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine within the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Hariri is a specialist lung pathologist, and her specific area of clinical and research expertise is interstitial lung disease. She has served as an invited lecturer on interstitial lung disease at national and international pulmonary pathology and pulmonology conferences. Her research interests focus on the development and translation of high-resolution optical imaging modalities as a form of in vivo microscopy. She applies these technologies to provide minimally-invasive assessment and diagnosis of pulmonary diseases, including interstitial lung disease.
Aryeh Fischer, MD
Aryeh Fischer, MDDr. Aryeh Fischer is Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine with a primary appointment within the Division of Rheumatology and a secondary appointment in the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine within the Department of Medicine.
His specific area of clinical and research expertise is within systemic sclerosis and autoimmune associated lung diseases, and autoimmune interstitial lung disease in particular. He has developed clinical expertise with patients referred nationally for evaluation of autoimmune lung disease. Dr. Fischer has served as an invited lecturer on autoimmune and interstitial lung diseases at numerous national and international pulmonary and rheumatology conferences and has numerous original research publications, review articles, and textbook chapters dealing with autoimmune interstitial lung disease.
Eric S. White, MD
Eric S. White, MDEric S. White, MD, MS is Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Michigan Medicine. He serves as Medical Director of the Pulmonary Ambulatory Care Unit and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with interstitial lung diseases, including IPF, sarcoidosis, and connective tissue disease-associated ILD. Dr. White’s research focuses on blood biomarkers in ILD and he has been a Principal Investigator or co-Principal Investigator on numerous industry trials of therapeutic agents in ILD.
Ella A. Kazerooni, MD, MS
Ella A. Kazerooni, MD, MSElla A. Kazerooni, MD is a Professor of Radiology, and services as the Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs and Service Chief for Adult Radiology, Director of Cardiothoracic Radiology and Chair of the Radiology Service Excellence Program at the University of Michigan. She received her medical degree and completed her diagnostic radiology residency at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, joining the faculty at the University of Michigan in 1992.
Dr. Kazerooni has received numerous awards and honors. She is an elected fellow of the American College of Radiology, and the Society of Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance. She has received the Gold Medal of the American Roentgen Ray Society and the Association of University Radiologists, the Madame Curie Award from the American Association of Women Radiologists, the Leadership Inspiration Award from the Society of Thoracic Radiology, the Early Distinguished Career award from the University of Michigan Medical School's Alumni Society and this year the 2018 Achievement Award from the Radiology Alliance of Health Services Research.
She has served many roles in organized radiology, including president of the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Society of Thoracic Radiology, the Association of University Radiologist and the Radiology Alliance for Health Services Research in Radiology, a member of the American College of Radiology's Board of Chancellors and Executive Committee and Trustee of the American Board of Radiology. She is the inaugural chair of the American Cancer Society’s Lung Cancer Screening Roundtable, dedicated to creating lung cancer survivors through early detection and screening, improvements and access to modern diagnostics and treatments.
Her expertise is sought after by professional organizations developing multispecialty guidelines in radiology, pulmonary medicine and cardiovascular diseases with organizations such as the American College of Radiology, the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the National Quality Foundation. She currently is the Vice-Chair of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guideline on Lung Cancer Screening.
Dr. Kazerooni enjoys collaborating with and helping junior faculty, fellows and residents develop their academic careers, is active in several career development programs, and has received both the Teacher of the Year Award and the Mentor of the Year Award from the radiology residents at the University of Michigan. She is a frequently invited guest speaker at academic institutions and national/international meetings.
As founding Chair of Radiology's Service Excellence Committee, she has been responsible for the development and implementation of a Department wide Service Excellence program, which involves staff and faculty in all clinical and non-clinical areas, including research, billing and IT. Radiology's patient satisfaction surveys scores increased across all modalities and service locations, with the Department receiving the highest scores across the entire U-M Health System.