40th Annual Pulmonary and Allergy Update at Keystone

40th Annual Pulmonary and Allergy Update at Keystone

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Keystone Conference Center 633 Tennis Club Rd.
Dillon, Colorado 80435
For more information, please contact:
The Office of Professional Education
at National Jewish Health


Practical Education in a Collegial Setting

The Pulmonary and Allergy Update highlights insights and recent advances in pulmonary medicine, asthma, allergy and immunology, presented by faculty from the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. Network with colleagues and nationally recognized experts, and learn the latest updates on management and treatment options for your patients. Workshops and small-group sessions provide great opportunities to discuss key issues and interesting cases with colleagues and National Jewish Health faculty.

*National Jewish Health has a 119-year history as the leading respiratory hospital in the nation and is the only hospital devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses.


Who Should Attend

Allergists, Pulmonologists, Primary Care and Internal Medicine Physicians, Pediatricians, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurses, Registered Nurses and others working with adults and children with allergic and pulmonary disease.

Agenda Topics*

Please view the complete agenda here (PDF).


  • COPD: Importance of Phenotypes
  • Biomarkers in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Recurrent Infection, Pulmonary Disease and Autoimmunity as Manifestations of Immune Deficiency
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis – Risk Factors and Comorbidities
  • COPD: New Approaches to Treatment
  • Immunotherapy for Food Allergy – Is it Ready for Prime Time?
  • Gastroesophageal or Laryngeal Reflux – What is Important for Lung Disease
  • Strange and Violent Viruses That May Produce Pandemics in the Present and Future
  • Management of Childhood Wheeze
  • Positioning New Treatments for Atopic Dermatitis in Our Practice Parameter
  • Biologics for Asthma – Present/Future
  • New Approaches to Allergy Immunotherapy



  • Cystic Fibrosis Cases
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Cases
  • Rheumatology Cases
  • Pediatric Cases
  • Asthma and Infectious Disease Cases
  • Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis Cases
  • Severe Asthma and COPD Cases
*Subject to change

When and Where

This event will take place from January 31 to February 3, 2018 at the  which is a beautiful 90-minute drive west of Denver via I-70. Free shuttle service is available throughout the event once you arrive in Keystone.



Keystone Resort has a variety of lodge rooms and studio to three-bedroom condominiums in the Keystone Village and outlying resort.

To make reservations by phone, or for more information, call Keystone Resort directly at 1.800.258.0437 and mention group code CZ18NJ to qualify for discounted room and transportation rates.



Colorado Mountain Express offers shuttle service for Denver International Airport to and from the Keystone Conference Center.  For more information about shuttle service to and from the airport and to book with the NJH Discount download the rate sheet or visit or call toll free at 800.525.6363. Be sure to ask for the "NJH Discount" when making your arrangements.

Lift Ticket and Rental Information

Please reference below for the lift ticket coupon rates valid from January 30 to February 6, 2018:

 KY D-Group Coupon Adult 1-Day Adult 1 $110.00 $110.00
 KY D-Group Coupon Adult 2-Day Adult 2 $110.00 $220.00
 KY D-Group Coupon Adult 3-Day Adult 3 $97.00 $291.00
 KY D-Group Coupon Adult 4-Day Adult 4 $91.00 $364.00
 KY D-Group Coupon Adult 5-Day Adult 5 $85.00 $425.00
 KY D-Group Coupon Adult 6-Day Adult 6 $80.00 $480.00
 KY D-Group Coupon Adult 7-Day Adult 7 $74.00 $518.00
 KY D-Group Coupon Child 1-Day Child 1 $65.00 $65.00
 KY D-Group Coupon Child 2-Day Child 2 $65.00 $130.00
 KY D-Group Coupon Child 3-Day Child 3 $57.00 $171.00
 KY D-Group Coupon Child 4-Day Child 4 $54.00 $216.00
 KY D-Group Coupon Child 5-Day Child 5 $50.00 $250.00
 KY D-Group Coupon Child 6-Day Child 6 $47.00 $282.00
 KY D-Group Coupon Child 7-Day Child 7 $44.00 $308.00


In order to get discounted lift tickets, you will need a voucher. We will have them available at the registration desk, but if you want to pick them up before the conference starts they will be available at the Keystone Conference Center office. You will need to present the voucher at the ticket booth. If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

National Jewish Health guests can receive a discount of 25% on ski rentals at . For more information about rentals, please download this ski rental rate sheet. To lock in the discount and guarantee that Keystone Sports will have the desired gear and sizes, ALL reservations must be made at least 24 hours prior to arrival.

EPIC Ski Race

The Epic Ski Race will be held on Friday, February 2nd from 11:30-1:00 pm.  If you have a Vail Resorts Pass, please .  If you don’t have a Vail Resort’s Ski Pass we will provide a temporary media card at the registration desk as well as trail maps. Medals will be given at the Friday dinner.

Conference Dinner

National Jewish Health is hosting a dinner on Friday night from 7:00-9:00 pm in the Castle Peak Room which is located on the second floor of the Keystone Conference Center.  All attendees, exhibitors and faculty are welcome to attend as well as their guests.  The one-time guest fees (that include all meals) are: $50 per adult guest; $50 for children who are 17 years or younger (there is only one fee for ALL children in a family); free for children under age three.

Registration Fees

  • MDs, DOs and Industry Partners - $650  
    RPhs/PharmDs who are MSLs should pay the Industry Partner rate.

  • NPs, PAs, RPhs, RNs and other Allied Health Professionals - $550

  • Fellows - $275

Guests and family members of conference registrants must pay a one-time fee to participate in social activities which include breakfasts and afternoon snacks each day and dinner Friday night. The fees are: $50 per adult guest; $50 for children who are 17 years or younger (there is only one fee for ALL children in a family); free for children under age three. 

For more information or if you have questions, please call The Office of Professional Education at National Jewish Health at 303.398.1000 or 800.844.2305.

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Total price (without tax): $650.00

2018 Sponsorship

Educational Grant Support Provided by:

  • AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

  • Pfizer

  • Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

  • Valeant/Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America

  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available and we offer several levels:

  • Gold Sponsorship – $15,000 (exclusive sponsorship opportunity)

  • Silver Sponsorship – $10,000 (exclusive sponsorship opportunity)

  • Bronze Sponsorship – $5,000 (limited sponsorship opportunities)

For details on the levels of sponsorship, please download the application or contact Mandy Comeau at 303.728.6585 or at [email protected].

Accreditation and Designation Statements

Physicians: National Jewish Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

National Jewish Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registered Nurses: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12724, for 15.0 contact hours.


Continuing Medical Education Disclaimer

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This event is a great venue for communication with key opinion leaders, physicians and members of the health care community, as well as a great learning opportunity for you. National Jewish Health faculty, as well as physicians from around the country, are available throughout the conference to discuss the latest research, individual cases and products. Exhibit space is conveniently located just steps from the meeting facility and the agenda is designed to allow time for dialogue with the attendees.

The exhibitor fee is $2,000 for one 6' table, electricity and two chairs. A second table is $1,500.

Exhibit Hours:
Wednesday, January 31
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Exhibit Registration and Set up
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Break and Exhibits Open

Thursday, February 1 and Friday, February 2
6:00 am – 7:00 am, Breakfast and Exhibits Open
8:20 am – 8:50 am, Break and Exhibits Open
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Afternoon Snack and Exhibits Open

Saturday, February 3
6:00 am – 7:00 am, Breakfast and Exhibits Open
8:20 am – 8:50 am, Break and Exhibits Open
Break down exhibits by 10:00 am on Saturday

If you are interested in exhibiting at this event, please download the exhibitor packet/application.

For questions regarding exhibiting, contact Mandy Comeau at [email protected] or 303.728.6585.