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Einstein Lecture Dr. Kevin Michael Chan

November 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Barlow Respiratory Hospital Williams Hall
2000 Stadium Way
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Meg Stearn Hassenpflug, MS, RD, FCCM
Einstein Lecture Dr. Kevin Michael Chan @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital Williams Hall | Los Angeles | California | United States

The Hans E. Einstein, MD Memorial Lecture

Translational Research in Lung Transplantation: Preventing Complications and Prolonging Survival
Kevin M. Chan, M.D.

Join your colleagues and the pulmonary/critical care community for the annual Einstein Lecture at Barlow Respiratory Hospital Thursday November 29, 2018.

Kevin M. Chan, M.D. is the Medical Director of Lung Transplantation and Fellowship Training Program Director for the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He is originally from Michigan and received his bachelor’s degree from Albion College and medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Following residency training in internal medicine at Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes in Chicago, Dr. Chan next completed fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles Center for Health Sciences. He joined the faculty at Michigan in 2005.

Dr. Chan’s academic career has centered on lung transplantation, prognostication and management of end-stage lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, organ allocation policy and medical education. His clinical interests are in lung transplantation and management of end stage lung disease. His Einstein Lecture topic is “Translational Research in Lung Transplantation: Preventing Complications and Prolonging Survival.”

Dr. Chan is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine. He serves on the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Pulmonary Disease Board and is the current Chair of the Thoracic Committee for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)/Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN). He has served as Scientific Program Chair (2011) for the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and was Chair of the National Lung Review Board and Region 10 representative for UNOS. He has been named as a “Best Doctor in America” since 2007, is a member of the University of Michigan Department of Medicine Academaiae Laureati Medici (Clinical Excellence Society), was recognized with an “Outstanding Clinician Award” by the University of Michigan Medical School in 2015, and recently received the distinction as a “Distinguished CHEST Educator” by the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP).

His research Interests include:

  • Lung transplant outcomes
  • Infection in the immunocompromised host
  • Predictors of outcomes in end stage lung disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Interstitial lung diseases associated with connective tissue disease

The Einstein lecture evening includes a social hour, delicious dinner and a compelling expert lecture. This year’s esteemed guest lecturer is Dr. Kevin Michael Chan from University of Michigan. We welcome our pulmonary/critical care colleagues to join us at our historic Los Angeles campus.

Free but RSVP is required.

ACCREDITATION: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Hospital for Special Care and Barlow Respiratory Hospital. The Hospital for Special Care is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.


  • The Hospital for Special Care designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • The California State Board of Registered Nursing accepts courses approved by the AMA for category 1 credit as meeting the continuing education requirements for license renewal
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