Due to COVID-19 the 2020 conference

has moved to a live online platform

Agenda

Thursday, September 10, 2020

12:15 PM

 

Lunch

12:30 - 1:15 PM

 

Independent Symposium
CME/CE is not provided for this session

1:15 PM

 

Break

1:30 PM

 

Welcome and Introductions
Daniel E. Furst, MD and Brian Mandell, MD

1:40 PM

 

The Powerful Placebo: As Much in the Genes as In the Head?
Kathryn T. Hall, MD

2:15 PM

 

Opportunistic Infections in the Immunosuppressed Patient – The Specific Therapy Matters!
Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH

2:50 PM

 

Checkpoint Inhibitor Related Autoimmune Disease
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO

3:40 PM

 

Break

3:55 PM

 

JAK Safety
Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH

4:30 PM

 

RA Treatment: Evidence to make Choices Among (Nearly) Equal Therapies
Daniel E. Furst, MD

5:15 PM

 

Interactive Panel Discussion

5:30 PM

 

Session Ends

 

Friday, September 11, 2020

6:30 AM

 

Registration - Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

7:10 - 7:55 AM

 

Independent Symposium
CME/CE is not provided for this session

7:55 AM

 

Break and Visit Exhibits

8:10 AM

 

Welcome Back

8:15 AM

 

Vaccinating Patients with Rheumatic Diseases
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO

8:50 AM

 

How to Diagnose and Manage Your Patients with Renal Disease and Decreased Bone Mass
Paul D. Miller, MD (Invited)

9:25 AM

 

Predicting and Preventing RA – Is the Future Close?

10:00 AM

 

Interactive Panel Discussion

10:15 AM

 

Break and Visit Exhibits

10:45 AM

 

Longitudinal Management of Patients on Bisphosphonate Therapy – Determining Efficacy and Minimizing Side Effects
Paul D. Miller, MD (Invited)

11:20 AM

 

Scleroderma: Recognizing and Following
Dinesh Khanna, MCCS, MSc

11:55 AM

 

Interventional Therapies for Knee OA: Game Changers vs Expensive Placebos?
Joel A. Block, MD

12:30 PM

 

Interactive Panel Discussion

12:45 PM

 

Lunch

1:00 - 1:45 PM

 

Independent Symposium
CME/CE is not provided for this session

1:45 PM

 

Dessert and Visit Exhibits

Rheumatologic Reflections Breakouts
Attendees Choose One: Rheumatology or Primary Care Track

2:00 PM

 

Rheumatology
Raynaud’s – Therapeutic Options in the Management of Severe Raynaud’s
Dinesh Khanna, MCCS, MSc

Primary Care
Nuanced Use of Antinuclear Antibodies Testing to Diagnose Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Joan T. Merrill, MD

2:40 PM

 

Move to next breakout session

2:45 PM

 

Rheumatology
Anti-Drug antibodies and Slowing Drug Clearance: Maintaining Efficacy of the Biologics
Niels Vande Casteele, PharmD, MPH
        
Primary Care
Diagnosis of Early Arthritis
Lisa Zickuhr, MD

3:25 PM

 

Move to next breakout session

3:30 PM

 

Rheumatology
Myositis: What Can Myositis Autoantibodies Tell Us (and Should We Listen)?
TBD
        
Primary Care
Recognizing Systemic Vasculitis
Alexandra S. Villa-Forte, MD

4:10 PM

 

Stretch Break and return to General Session

4:20 PM

 

Recognizing Atypical HUS in the Lupus Patient
Lisa Zickhur, MD

4:55 PM

 

The Art of Rheumatology
James S. Louie, MD

5:30 PM

 

Session ends

5:30 PM

 

Dinner

5:45 - 6:30 PM

 

Independent Symposium
CME/CE is not provided for this session

 

Saturday, September 12, 2020

6:45 AM

 

Registration - Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

7:10 – 7:55 AM

 

Independent Symposium

7:55 AM

 

Break

8:10 AM

 

Welcome Back

8:15 AM

 

The Diagnosis and Spectrum of SPA
Atul Deodhar, MD

8:50 AM

 

Sorting Out ILD in the Patient with Rheumatic Disease
Jon T. Giles, MD, MPH

9:25 AM

 

Messages from the OA Guidelines
Joel A. Block, MD

10:00 AM

 

Interactive Panel Discussion

10:15 AM

 

Break

10:30 AM

 

Diagnosis and Advanced Management of Autoimmune Skin Diseases
Alicia Femia, MD (Invited)

11:05 AM

 

Highlight Messages from the ACR Vasculitis Guidelines
Alexandra S. Villa-Forte, MD

11:40 AM

 

Evidence Based Choice of Initial and Second Therapies: Review the Data in PSA
Philip J. Mease, MD

12:15 PM

 

Interactive Panel Discussion

12:30 PM

 

Lunch

12:30 – 1:15 PM

 

Independent Symposium
CME/CE is not provided for this session

1:15 PM

 

Dessert Break

1:30 PM

 

Cannabinoid Therapy: Rolling Along
Veena K. Ranganath, MD, MS, RhMSUS

2:05 PM

 

Lupus: Positioning the Newer Therapies in the Clinic

2:35 PM

 

Gout Guidelines in Evolution: Principles and Evidence
Brian Mandell, MD

3:10 PM

 

Interactive Panel Discussion

3:30 PM

 

Conference ends

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