The 52nd Union World Conference On Lung Health

19 - 22 October 2021

The Union World Conference Programme covers a wide range of topics through the following session formats:

The 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, to be held virtually, has been accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP) with 20 continuing medical education (CME) credits.

The CME application form will be available for completion from 20 October. This form should be completed by 5 November with information on the sessions attended if delegates wish to be awarded CME credits. The detailed list of sessions qualifying for CME credit hours is attached and will be included in the CME application form.

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The 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, Virtual, France, 19/10/2021 - 22/10/2021 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 20 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM . Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS- EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Looking to catch up on sessions you missed or simply re-watch some sessions? Registered delegates can access the session recordings through the conference platform — You will be able to access the recordings till December 31, 2021 via the programme.

You can also download the Abstract Book of the 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health.

We would like to thank the Scientific Programme Committee for their steadfast support in ensuring the Union World Conference continues to feature relevant and top-notch scientific advancements: Carrie Tudor (Chair), Anete Trajman, Niesje Jansen, Frederic Quinn, Richard Anthony, Lisa Cranmer, Tom Boyles, Elif Dagli, Ingrid Schoeman, Kobto Koura, Kevin Mortimer and Grania Bridgen.

The Union would like to express its gratitude and thanks to all reviewers for their contribution in reviewing the abstracts and sessions submitted for presentation at the conference

If you would like to receive a certificate of attendance and/or presentation for the 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, please write to

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