TEAM-IPF: 
Thorough Evaluation and Appropriate Management of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
A Team Approach to Care


Release Date: September 30, 2020
Last Reviewed: September 18, 2020
Expiration Date: September 30, 2021

Time to Complete Activity: 1.0 hour

Steering Committee

Lisa H. Lancaster, MD (Presenter)

Medical Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Joyce S. Lee, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine—Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care
University of Colorado Denver—Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO 

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Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pulmonologists, radiologists, and pathologists. It may also benefit primary care physicians, PAs, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, fellows, residents, and other allied healthcare providers who are interested or involved in the care of patients with interstitial lung diseases (ILDs).

Learning Objectives
Upon proper completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Differentiate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) from other common ILDs, such as connective tissue disease-associated ILD (CTD-ILD), accurately and efficiently using recommended clinical evaluation, radiologic testing, and pathologic testing as needed
  • Apply evidence informing the use of antifibrotic therapy, nonpharmacologic strategies, and management of risk factors and comorbidities in patients with IPF to formulate treatment plans
  • Individualize treatment of IPF based on patient characteristics and preferences, using shared decision-making

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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Disclosures
In accordance with ACCME requirements on disclosure, faculty and contributors are asked to disclose any relationships with commercial interests associated with the area of medicine featured in the activity. These relationships are described below.

Lisa H. Lancaster, MD
Salary: Medtronic (spouse)
Consulting Fees: Bellerophon Therapeutics; Galapagos NV; Veracyte, Inc
Speakers Bureau: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Genentech, Inc
Grant/Research Support: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Celgene Corporation; Galapagos NV; Galecto Biotech; Novartis; Respirant Pharma, LLC

Joyce S. Lee, MD
Consulting Fees: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Eleven P15 Inc; Galapagos NV
Grant/Research Support: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc

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