STS Professional Education Day

STS Professional Education Day
The Professional Education Day has been combined with the Inspired Breathing Conference, and will no longer be a separate event.




The SK Thoracic Society - Professional Education Day - Sat. Nov 24, 2018

2018 Conference - Saskatoon Inn, 2002 Airport Drive

THANK YOU to those who attending the 2018 Education Day! We look forward to seeing you at the Lung Association Inspired Breathing Conference in May 2019.

We are pleased to confirm this year's FERGUSON LECTURER as Dr. Kerri Johannson, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Departments of Medicine (section of Respiratory Medicine), and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary

Ferguson Lecture:  Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

The 2018 Program Agenda includes:

  • 8:00 am - Registration and Sponsor Displays
  • 8:50 am - Welcome - Dr. Anderson Tyan, STS President
  • 9:00 am - Lung Cancer Update - Dr. Anderson Tyan
  • 9:30 am - Multidisciplinary Discussion: IPF/ILD Clinic & Support - Dr. Veronica Marcoux
  • 10:00 am - Intermission & Sponsor Displays
  • 10:20 am - Palliative Care & ILD - Dr. Andrea Johnson
  • 10:50 am - Respiratory Fellows' Presentations - Dr. David Fox & Dr. Ingrid Wirth
  • 11:30 am - STS Annual General Meeting
  • 11:40 am - Lunch Break & Sponsor Displays
  • 12:35 pm - Lung Association BREATHE Patient Ambassador - Ms. Nicole Nelson
  • 12:45 pm - FERGUSON LECTURE: Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis - Dr. Kerri Johannson (U of C)
  • 1:30 pm - Debate: Transplants Should be Offered to ALL IPF Patients: Pros and Cons - Dr. Julian Tam & Dr. Mark Fenton
  • 2:00 pm - Closing Remarks

This program will be recognized for non-accredited learning hours for many professional portfolios.

A special thank you to our corporate sponsors which will be announced shortly!


Conference attendees please note: The registrant or participant grants to the Lung Association, Saskatchewan, and its designees the irrevocable permission to use his or her likeness or voice in any media now or hereafter existing in connection with all or any part of the event or program, for any purpose whatsoever, including marketing, promotion or commercial purposes.


To become an STS member and be eligible for reduced conference fees, please sign up online, or call the Lung Association office at 306-343-9511, or fax your form to 306-343-7007.  Any email inquiries can be sent to

For STS continuing professional education, please contact:

Lori Kleiboer, Program Manager
Professional Education

Lung Association of Saskatchewan
1231 - 8th Street East / Saskatoon / SK / S7H 0S5
P: 306-343-9511, F: 306-343-7007 /

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