• Define Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR), its role in managing COPD, and the benefits of PR participation.

  • Describe the normal cardiorespiratory response to exercise, the pathophysiology of COPD, and how PR adjuncts address these abnormalities.

  • Explore the impact of COVID-19 on PR and the potential role of at-home exercise training.

About our speaker

Bryan Ross, MD, MSc, BScH, FRCPC

Bryan completed his medical school and Internal Medicine residency at the University of Toronto, and his Respirology fellowship at the University of Alberta. Prior to this he completed his undergraduate degree at Queen’s University and his master’s degree in Physiology at McGill University. He has had a longstanding clinical and research interest in respiratory and cardiac physiology and applied exercise science, in pulmonary rehabilitation, and in the management of chronic respiratory disease. He is currently completing an additional fellowship at the Montreal Chest Institute (McGill University) in pulmonary rehabilitation and chronic disease management.