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0.25 CME/CE Credit

Pulmonary Fibrosis: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know

“Pulmonary Fibrosis: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know” is a CME podcast episode produced by Pri-Med in partnership with Learn More Breathe Better®, a program of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health. In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Matt Craig, Chief of the Lung Biology and Disease Branch with NHLBI’s Division of Lung Diseases, and Dr. Fernando J. Martinez, Chief of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division at Weill Cornell Medicine. Today we’ll be discussing pulmonary fibrosis and the role of primary care providers, including signs to look out for, diagnosis, and treatment options.


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CME/CE Information

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Release Date: 9/5/2023

Expiration Date: 5/31/2025


Learning Objectives

  • Explore the role that PCPs can play in identifying pulmonary fibrosis, enabling diagnosis, and assessing disease severity
  • Examine the symptoms and risk factors for pulmonary fibrosis
  • Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary fibrosis


Fernando J. Martinez, MD

Chief of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division
Weill Cornell Medicine

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Matt Craig, Ph.D.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health 

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The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.

Fernando J Martinez, MD, MS: Speaker for Boehringer Ingelheim; Advisor for Boehringer Ingelheim, DevPro, Excalibur, Lung Therapeutics; Researcher for Boehringer Ingelheim, Biogen, Bristol Myers Squibb, DevPro, Novartis, Nitto, Roche.

John Matthew Craig, Ph.D.: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.

Vani Potluri, MD (moderator): No relevant financial relationships disclosed.

Non-faculty contributors involved in the planning, development, editing, and review of the content have disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 

CME/CE Information

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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Designation Statement

Pri-Med Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



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Pulmonary Fibrosis: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know