2024 IP Fellows Bootcamp

Join us July 19-20, 2024, for fun learning at the University of Maryland for the 12th Annual Interventional Pulmonology Fellows Boot Camp to be hosted jointly by the AABIP and AIPPD.

This two-day skill-development course, on Friday and Saturday, is designed to introduce new IP trainees to core and state-of-the-art procedures, including rigid bronchoscopy, airway stenting, ablative modalities, peripheral bronchoscopy, radial and linear EBUS, cryotherapy and cryobiopsy, thoracoscopy, IPC placement, and endobronchial valves. The course is proctored by world-class faculty of dedicated clinical-educators in a risk averse environment to facilitate retention through adaptive learning.

Registration is open to incoming IP Fellows.  IP Fellowship Program Director's may register their fellow HERE.

For exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, click HERE.

Van Holden MD, Course Chair
Sameer Avasarala MD, Course Co-chair
Darlene Nelson MD, Course Co-chair
Abesh Niroula MD, Course Co-chair

Audra Schwalk MD, Course Co-chair

Tentative schedule

We encourage learners to arrive no later than the evening of Thursday, July 18th, to ensure they can have a restful night and be fully energized for the two day course.

Course Day-1
Date: Friday, July 19, 2024

Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm EST

Faculty & Fellows Welcome Dinner: Friday, July 19 from 6-9pm

Course Day-2
Date: Saturday, July 20, 2024

Time: 7:00am to 5:00pm EST

Start Location: SMC Campus Center, 621 W. Lombard St., Baltimore, MD 21201
Cadaver Lab: Bressler Research Building (Room B-026), 655 West Baltimore StreetBaltimore, MD 21201

Hotel Accommodations:

The AABIP has secured a discounted room rate of $129 +tax per night at the Hampton Inn Baltimore Convention Center. This discounted rate will be available until June 14th (or until the room block has sold out). Please contact [email protected] if you experience any issues booking your room.  



Preferred arrival airport: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood-Marshall Airport (BWI)

Transportation: Uber or Lyft is the most cost effective way to come from the airport to the Hotel.