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Dr. Michael Scharf joined Thomas Jefferson's Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in February 2009 as a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine. After graduating from New York Medical College, he completed his internal medicine residency at the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York and fellowships in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University Hospital. After fellowship, he joined the pulmonary medicine staff at the Deborah Heart & Lung Center in Browns Mills, New Jersey, where he served as director of the pulmonary function lab and the library and continuing education committee and founded and directed their pulmonary hypertension program.



  • Define the Pulmonary Hypertension Care Center Initiative Mission Statement
  • Understand Why the Need for Accreditation
  • Learn the Accreditation Criteria for Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers
  • Become familiar with the Application Process

Presentation: 48 minutes