September 10 - 12, 2020

Due to COVID-19 the 2020 conference
has moved to a live online platform

FULL AGENDA

LIVE GENERAL SESSIONS: SEPTEMBER 10-12, 2020

Live Session 1: September 10, 2020 10 AM - 3:45 PM
Live Session 2: September 11, 2020 10 AM - 3:45 PM
Live Session 3: September 12, 2020 10 AM - 5:00 PM

 
On-Demand Schedule To Come Soon. Please check back for updates.
 

LIVE VIRTUAL AGENDA

Mark your calendars, charge your laptop, tablet or smartphone and we look forward to seeing you online!

Thursday, September 10, 2020

10:00 AM

 

Exhibit Hall Opens

10:25 AM

 

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

10:30 AM

 

Anti-Drug Antibodies and Slowing Drug Clearance: Maintiaing Efficacy of Biologics
Niels Vande Casteele, PharmD, MPH

11:15 AM

 

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

11:55 AM

 

JAK Safety
Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH

12:30 PM

 

Predicting and Preventing RA – Is the Future Close?
V. Michael Holers, MD

1:05 PM

 

Question and Answer Session
Niels Vande Casteele, PharmD, MPH, V. Michael Holers, MD and Daniel E. Furst, MD

1:20 PM

 

Break and Visit Exhibit Hall

1:45 PM

 

Vaccinating Patients with Rheumatic Diseases
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO

2:20 PM

 

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

2:55 PM

 

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

3:30 PM

 

Question and Answer Session
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO, Philip J. Mease, MD, Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH

3:45 PM

 

Sessions End

 

Friday, September 11, 2020

10:00 AM

 

Exhibit Hall Opens

10:25 AM

 

Welcome Back
Daniel E. Furst, MD and Brian F. Mandell, MD, PhD

10:30 AM

 

Messages from the OA Guidelines
Joel A. Block, MD

11:05 AM

 

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

11:40 AM

 

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

12:15 PM

 

Bisphosphonates: Four Common Questions Asked by Patients
Marcy B. Bolster, MD

12:50 PM

 

Question and Answer Session
Joel A. Block, MD, Marcy A. Bolster, MD, Kathryn T. Hall, PhD

1:05 PM

 

Break and Visit Exhibit Hall

1:30 PM

 

Diagnosis and Management of Early Systemic Sclerosis
Dinesh Khanna, MCCS, MSc

2:05 PM

 

Checkpoint Inhibitor Related Autoimmune Disease
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO

2:55 PM

 

Myositis Antibodies – When to Order and How to Use
Andrew Mammen, MD, PhD (invited)

3:30 PM

 

The Art of Rheumatology
James S. Louie, MD

4:00 PM

 

Question and Answer Session
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO, Dinesh Khanna, MCCS, MSc, James S. Louie, MD, Andrew Mammen, MD, PhD

4:15 PM

 

Sessions End

 

Saturday, September 12, 2020

10:00 AM

 

Exhibit Hall Opens

10:25 AM

 

Welcome Back
Daniel E. Furst, MD and Brian F. Mandell, MD, PhD

10:30 AM

 

The Diagnosis and Spectrum of Spondyloarthritis
Atul Deodhar, MD

11:05 AM

 

Sorting Out Interstitial Lung Disease in the Patient with Rheumatic Disease
Jon T. Giles, MD

11:40 AM

 

Treatment of Low Bone Density in CKD
TBD

12:15 PM

 

2020 ACR Gout Guidelines and Paradigms
Brian F. Mandell, MD, PhD

12:50 PM

 

Question and Answer Session
Atul Deodhar, MD, Jon T. Giles, MD, Brian F. Mandell, MD, PhD, TBD

1:05 PM

 

Break and Visit Exhibits

1:30 PM

 

Take to the Clinic Messages from the ACR Vasculitis Guidelines
Alexandra S. Villa-Forte, MD

2:05 PM

 

Lupus: Positioning the New Therapies in the Clinic
Richard A. Furie, MD

2:40 PM

 

Recognizing Atypical HUS in the Lupus Patient
Lisa A. Zickuhr, MD

3:15 PM

 

Question and Answer Session
Richard A. Furie, MD, Alexandra S. Villa-Forte, MD, Lisa A. Zickuhr, MD

3:30 PM

 

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

4:05 PM

 

Management of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Systemic Sclerosis: A Primer for Rheumatologists
Dinesh Khanna, MCCS, MSc

4:40 PM

 

Question and Answer Session
Dinesh Khanna, MCCS, MSc, Veena K. Ranganath, MD, MS, RhMSUS

5:00 PM

 

Conference Ends

 

On Demand Agenda

Primary Care
Diagnosis of Early Arthritis
Lisa A. Zickuhr, MD
 
Primary Care
Recognizing Systemic Vasculitis
Alexandra S. Villa Forte

 

Educational Program and Events Schedule as listed above are subject to change.

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