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SLRA 2019 EULAR Conference

June 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm 9:00 pm

St. Louis Rheumatology Association

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

2019 EULAR Conference: Update on Clinical and Lab Research findings for RA, PSA, Lupus

 

Vibeke Strand, M.D.

Presenter: Vibeke Strand, M.D. Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine Division of Immunology/Rheumatology, Stanford University

Vibeke Strand, MD, FACP, FACR is theAdjunct Clinical Professor for the Division of Immunology/Rheumatology at  Stanford University and a Biopharmaceutical Consultant

 

 

6:15 – 7:00 pm Registration

7:00 – 9:00 pm Presentation and dinner

Preston Restaurant (Chase Park Plaza)
212 Kingshighway Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108

Preston Restaurant

212 Kingshighway Blvd
St. Louis, 63108 United States
Google Map
(314) 633-7800
https://www.theprestonstl.com/

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and St. Louis Rheumatology Association.  Washington University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations.  Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.  All members of the CME department have nothing to disclose.  Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations.

Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients.  All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests. These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters.  The presenters’ views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine.  Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, is the sponsor for CME credits.

St. Louis Rheumatology Association

http://internalmed.slu.edu/

SLRA Presentation & Dinner – May 2019

May 9, 2019 @ 6:15 pm 9:00 pm

St. Louis Rheumatology Association

Thursday, May 9th, 2019

Neuropsychiatric Lupus – Updates on Diagnosis and Therapy

 

Steve Miller, MD, MBA

Presenter: Hermine I Brunner, MD MSc MBA, FAAP, FACR

Hermine Brunner, MD, MSc, MBA, is a pediatric rheumatologist with a special clinical and research interest in pediatric lupus. Her research is focused on biomarker discovery and the testing of new medications for lupus.

She is also involved in trial design and provides statistical support at Cincinnati Children’s. As head of the Lupus Center, she is involved in the conduction of the Lupus Clinic and the organization of Lupus Support Groups.

She also pioneers the development of outcome measures and improving the quality of clinical of children with lupus and other rheumatic diseases.

The Zodiac

Upper Level, 100 Plaza Frontenac
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States
Google Map
314-994-5050
https://bit.ly/2GzliCz

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and St. Louis Rheumatology Association.  Washington University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations.  Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.  All members of the CME department have nothing to disclose.  Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations.

Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients.  All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests. These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters.  The presenters’ views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine.  Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, is the sponsor for CME credits.

SLRA Presentation & Dinner – September 2018

St. Louis University School of Medicine

St. Louis Rheumatology Association

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Drug Pricing; How did we get here and where are we going?

Presenter: Steve Miller, MD, MBA, Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Express Scripts

Steve Miller, MD, MBASteve Miller has served as Chief Medical Officer at Express Scripts since 2006, focusing on supporting government relations, leading the Pharmacy & Therapeutics committee, managing the Medical Affairs team and interfacing with client groups.

He received his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and he trained in the Pathology and Research fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

He degrees in Internal Medicine which he recieved at the University of Colorado, Nephrology at Washington University, and did a cardiology research fellowship at University of California-San Francisco. Miller earned his MBA at Olin.

Dr. Steve Miller’s expertise represents years as a  medical researcher, clinician and administrator, and spans numerous healthcare  subjects. Since joining the company in 2005, Dr. Miller has represented Express Scripts as a presenter at nationwide conferences.

At Express Scripts, he is actively involved in developing their clinical programs and advancing the use of generic pharmaceuticals and  specialty medications. Dr. Miller is a leader in the promotion of legislation to create a pathway at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the regulation of biogenerics and biosimilars.

Prior to joining Express Scripts, Dr. Miller was the vice president and chief  medical officer at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of  Medicine in St. Louis.

6:15 – 7:00 pm Registration

7:00 – 9:00 pm Presentation and dinner

Herbie’s

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and St. Louis Rheumatology Association.  Washington University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations.  Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.  All members of the CME department have nothing to disclose.  Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations.

Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients.  All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests. These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters.  The presenters’ views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine.  Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, is the sponsor for CME credits.

SLRA Presentation & Dinner – March 2018

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

St. Louis Rheumatology Association

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Jeffrey A. Sparks, MD, MMSc

CME: Update on the Studies to Evaluate the Etiology and Public Health Burden of Rheumatic Diseases

Jeffrey A. Sparks, MD, MMSc -Division of Rheumatology/Immunology & Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Sparks is a rheumatologist and population scientist with an overall focus on using patient-oriented and epidemiologic research studies to evaluate the etiology, outcomes, and public health burden of rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In particular, he performs studies to evaluate the genetic, environmental, serologic, and familial risk factors for RA, clinical trials for RA prevention, RA outcomes research focusing on the respiratory burden of RA, evaluates metabolic factors such as weight loss for RA outcomes, and investigates rheumatic manifestations of osseous sarcoidosis.

6:30 – 7:30 pm Registration

7:30 – 9:00 pm Presentation and dinner

Nieman Marcus, Zodiac Room, Hwy 40 and

Lindbergh

REGISTER FOR CME

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and St. Louis Rheumatology Association.  Washington University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations.  Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.

 All members of the CME department have nothing to disclose.  Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations. Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients.  All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests. These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters.  The presenters’ views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine.  Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, is the sponsor for CME credits.

SLRA Presentation & Dinner – February 2018

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

St. Louis Rheumatology Association

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Richard Brasington, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Update on Clinical Research and Treatment of Inflammatory Arthritis

Richard Brasington, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Immunology/Rheumatology
Washington University School of Medicine

6:30– 7:30 pm Registration

7:30 – 9:00 pm Presentation and dinner

The New Herbie’s
8100 Maryland Avenue in Clayton
314-769- 9595

REGISTER FOR CME

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and St. Louis Rheumatology Association.  Washington University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations.  Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.

 All members of the CME department have nothing to disclose.  Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations. Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients.  All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests. These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters.  The presenters’ views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine.  Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, is the sponsor for CME credits.

SLRA Presentation & Dinner – November 2017

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

St. Louis Rheumatology Association

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Dr. Sterling West

ACR Meeting – Review of Clinical Presentations: Lupus and RA

Dr. Sterling West is Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Co-Director of the Metabolic Bone Disease Clinic.

Following 30+ years as the prior Fellowship Director, Dr. West’s major focus continues to be on patient care and teaching. His present interest is in the maintenance and assessment of clinical competency in Rheumatology.

He is an invited speaker on multiple rheumatology topics at national and regional conferences and has over 100 original research and educational publications. He is editor of the book, Rheumatology Secrets. He is a Master in both the American College of Physicians (MACP) and the American College of Rheumatology (MACR).

6:00 – 6:30 pm Registration

6:30 – 9:00 pm Presentation and dinner

Nieman Marcus, Zodiac Room, Hwy 40 and

Lindbergh

REGISTER FOR CME

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and St. Louis Rheumatology Association.  Washington University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations.  Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.

 All members of the CME department have nothing to disclose.  Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations. Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients.  All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests. These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters.  The presenters’ views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine.  Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, is the sponsor for CME credits.

SLRA Presentation & Dinner – July 2017

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

St. Louis Rheumatology Association

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Dr. Phil Mease

Potpourri of hot topics from EULAR; abstracts of PsA,SpA, RA, et al

Dr Phil Mease is a Clinical Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle Director of the Rheumatology Clinical Research Division of Swedish Medical Center

His clinical practice is based at Seattle Rheumatology Associates. He conducts clinical trials of emerging therapies for rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis and lupus. He conducts research in disease state metrics and is the Co-Chair of three working groups of OMERACT (Outcome Measures in Rheumatology Clinical Trials) on psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia and single joint assessment, as well as being a member of the Soluble Biomarker working group. He is a founding organizer and President of GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis), and a member of SPARTAN (Spondyloarthritis Research & Treatment Network).

6:15 – 7:00 pm Registration

7:00 – 9:00 pm Presentation and dinner

Nieman Marcus, Zodiac Room, Hwy 40 and

Lindbergh

REGISTER FOR CME

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and St. Louis Rheumatology Association.  Washington University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations.  Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.

 All members of the CME department have nothing to disclose.  Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations. Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients.  All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests. These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters.  The presenters’ views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine.  Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, is the sponsor for CME credits.

SLRA Presentation & Dinner – June 2017

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

St. Louis Rheumatology Association

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Vibeke Strand, MD, FACP, FACR

Overview of New Treatments Coming for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Vibeke Strand, MD, FACP, FACR is theAdjunct Clinical Professor for the Division of Immunology/Rheumatology at  Stanford University and a Biopharmaceutical Consultant

6:30 – 7:00 pm Registration

7:00 – 9:00 pm Presentation and dinner

Zodiac Restaurant (2nd floor Nieman Marcus)

1701 South Lindbergh Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63131

REGISTER FOR CME

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and St. Louis Rheumatology Association.  Washington University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations.  Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.

 All members of the CME department have nothing to disclose.  Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations. Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients.  All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests. These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters.  The presenters’ views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine.  Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, is the sponsor for CME credits.

SLRA Presentation & Dinner – May 2017

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

St. Louis Rheumatology Association

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Herbert Baraf, MD, FACP, MACR

The New Value Paradigm for Rheumatologists: ACA, MACRA, and Beyond

Herbert Baraf, MD, FACP, MACR is the Senior Partner Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates Wheaton, Maryland; Clinical Professor of Medicine – George Washington University; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine – University of Maryland

Registration Time: 6:30 PM | Program Time: 7:00 PM

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse
1855 S Lindbergh Boulevard
Saint Louis, Missouri 63131

(314) 567-7610

REGISTER FOR CME

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and St. Louis Rheumatology Association.  Washington University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations.  Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.

 All members of the CME department have nothing to disclose.  Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations. Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients.  All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests. These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters.  The presenters’ views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine.  Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, is the sponsor for CME credits.

SLRA Presentation & Dinner – April 2017

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

St. Louis Rheumatology Association

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Susan Manzi, M.D., M.P.H.

Susan Manzi, M.D., M.P.H.

Update on the use of cell-bound complement activation products (CB-CAPs) as biomarkers of connective tissue disease

Dr. Susan Manzi, M.D., M.P.H. is Chairman of the Department of Medicine, Professor at Temple University and Co-Director of the Lupus Center of Excellence.

6:00 – 6:30 pm Registration

6:30 – 9:00 pm Presentation and dinner

Nieman Marcus, Zodiac Room, Hwy 40 and

Lindbergh

REGISTER FOR CME

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and St. Louis Rheumatology Association.  Washington University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations.  Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.

 All members of the CME department have nothing to disclose.  Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations. Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients.  All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests. These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters.  The presenters’ views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine.  Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, is the sponsor for CME credits.