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Under the Patronage of
H. H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai,
Minister of Finance and President of Dubai Health Authority,
United Arab Emirates.

The Gulf Thoracic Congress proudly presents its second annual meeting to be held in Dubai, UAE on 16-19 March 2011 at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

The Scientific Committee is planning a very comprehensive Scientific Program catering for all specialties of Pulmonary/ Thoracic Medicine covering state-of-the-art Lectures, Update Presentations, Post Graduate Courses, Workshops, Panel Discussions, Interactive Sessions, Master Clinician Sessions, and Research Abstract Presentations. At Gulf Thoracic Congress you will find what you aim for on all fields related Pulmonary/ Thoracic Medicine, including but not limited:

  • Asthma                              
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Interstitial Lung Diseases
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Chest Imaging
  • COPD
  • Research in Pulmonary Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Interventional Pulmonology  
  • Respiratory Care
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • Thoracic Malignancies
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Pediatric Pulmonology

The GulfThoracic Congress 2011 is the second joint meeting of the Saudi Thoracic Society (STS), the Emirates Allergy and Respiratory Society (EARS), in collaboration with the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP). We take special pride for the second participation of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), the partial sponsorship of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF), the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), In addition to the participation of the Arab Pediatric Pulmonology Association (APPA) and the Gulf Society of Pediatric Respirology (GSPR).

Who Should Attend

Would include all specialties related to Thoracic Medicine, which includes but not limited to: Pulmonolgists, Thoracic Surgeons, Allergist & Immunologist, Intensivists, Respiratory Oncologists, Internists, Primary Care Physicians, Radiologists, Pharmacists, Scientists, Respiratory Care Specialists, Technologists, Nursing Staff, as well as advocates and Researchers in Public Health and Health Promotion, including Environmental and Occupational Health.

GulfThoracic 2011 aims to create a platform for regional medical practitioners to engage exchange and experience the latest and best practice methods in Thoracic Medicine.