The Fleischner Society meets The Netherlands

For the first time in three years, the Fleischner Society will have an on-site meeting. World renowned specialists of multiple disciplines are gathering in Amsterdam to discuss most recent scientific developments for diagnosis and treatment of thoracic diseases.

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09.30 - 10.00

Pathology and Radiology: what do they learn from each other?

Prof. J Galvin and Prof. T. Franks

10.00 - 10.30

Interstitial lung abnormalities: what are they and what do they mean?

Dr. C. Ryerson and N. Sverzellati, PhD

10.30 - 11.00

Progressive phenotype of interstitial fibrosis: definition, diagnosis and treatment

Dr. K. Brown and Dr. D. Lynch

11.00 - 11.15 Questions and Answers
11.15 - 11.45 Coffee break
11.15 - 13.00

Clinical Case Discussion:

Dr. M. Wijsenbeek and Prof. J. Grutters
Prof. P. de Jong, and Dr. I. Hartmann

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch break

14.00 - 14.30

Drug induced lung disease in Oncology: diagnosis and treatment

Dr. C. Powell and Prof. C. Schaefer-Prokop

14.30 - 15.00

Sarcoidosis: different phenotypes and treatment

Prof. A. Wells and Prof. S. Desai

15.00 - 15.15 Questions and Answers
15.15 - 15.45 Coffee break
15.45 - 17.00

Clinical Case discussion

Dr. M. Veltkamp and Dr. W. van Es
Dr. E. Nossent and Dr. O. Mets
Dr. J Herder and Dr. S. Schalekamp

17.00 Wrap up and drinks


The Fleischner Society meets “The Netherlands”

June 25th Amsterdam

On behalf of the President of the Fleischner Society in 2022 Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop, it is our pleasure to invite Dutch pulmonologists and radiologists to this one day symposium to discuss diagnostic and therapeutic concepts of Interstitial Lung Diseases. 

The program will cover progressive fibrotic phenotype and interstitial lung abnormalities, phenotypes of sarcoidosis, pulmonary hypertension in interstitial lung disease and drug induced interstitial lung disease.

Authors of the Fleischner Society and leading expert in this field, will present their positioning regarding this topics. Among others, David Lynch, Luca Richeldi, Athol Wells, Sujal Desai or Nicola Sverzerlatti.

Dutch experts from the various centers - among them Jan Grutters, Marlies Wijsenbeek, Wouter van Es, Esther Nossent en Pim de Jong – will present illustrative and challenging cases to foster an interesting and instructive discussion with experts and auditorium.

Check the full invitation

You can register by e-mailing to Pascale van Hamersveld via

We are looking forward to meeting you in Amsterdam.

With kind regards,
Boehringer Ingelheim, Siemens and Canon, jointly on behalf of the President of the Fleischner Society, Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop

Practical information:

  • Costs: €75 for specialists and €50 for residents
  • Accreditation: Accreditation is requested from NVALT and NVvR
  • Location: Felix Meritis, Keizersgracht 324, 1016 EZ, Amsterdam

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