Cystic Fibrosis: Overview with Focus on Lung Disease

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Overall Goals and Objectives:

1. Identify key facts important in the management of CF lung disease.

2. Understand the multi-faceted and unique nature of CF lung disease pathogenesis and progression.

3. Understand basic principles of therapy for acute infectious exacerbations of CF lung disease.


Dr. Vender is an Associate Professor of Medicine who holds a faculty appointment in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He is also the Director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation Certified Program. In 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009, he was awarded one of the Best Doctors of America Award. Dr. Vender's interests include cystic fibrosis lung disease in adults.

Recording runs 1 hour and 15 minutes.