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Chertow: Influenza, coming soon to an ICU near you!

Today we are excited to present a Pulmonary Grand Rounds presentation from Daniel S. Chertow, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Chertow is an Assistant Clinical Investigator in the Critical Care Medicine Department of the NIH and a Special Volunteer in the Viral Pathogenesis and Evolution Section, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, NIAID. Over the last several years he has solidified his role as a world expert in the field of virology and today speaks on a topic he has published a great deal about, Influenza virus. Tis the season for influenza, and if you ever hope to survive it, you will listen to this talk!

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D’Alessio: The Pathobiology of Sepsis

Today we are very fortunate to welcome Franco Rafael D’Alessio MD, assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with a specialty on critical care medicine. If there is one thing that Dr. D’allasio knows, it is sepsis. In fact over the last several years he has published numerous papers on the immunology of lung disease, focusing on T cell use, macrophage response, and the changes to inflammation that occur with aging. Today he focuses his brilliance to a 45 minute talk that is essential if you ever want to truly understand what sepsis does to your patients!

Patel- Viral Infections & the ICU: a deadly combination!

Dr Devang Patel is a member of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and works currently as the Chief of Service for the MICU ID team. In addition to his vast expertise in the developed world, Dr. Patel has worked with …

Bioterrorism and the ICU: Fear, Threats, and Reality

Today we have asked Dr. Emilie Calvello, MD, MPH to speak to us on a sensitive but crucial topic: bioterrorism. Dr. Calvello currently holds the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland as well as numerous faculty divisions around the world. In addition to her countless hours …