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SLRA Presentation & Dinner – May 2016

May 26, 2016 @ 1:30 pm 5:00 pm

Dinner Presentation Meeting

St. Louis Rheumatology Association

Wednesday, May 26th, 2016

Brian Mandell, MD, PhD

Gout – an ancient disease with thoroughly modern therapies

Brian Mandell is chairman of academic medicine and a senior staff in Rheumatology and Immunologic Diseases, Center for Vasculitis Care and Research at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He is currently editor-in-chief of the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine and is a professor of medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He is the director of the Cleveland Clinic Internal Medicine Residency Program’s Scholarly Activity Program and the Medicine Humanities Program. He is a graduate of the Stanford Faculty Development Program in clinical teaching. Dr. Mandell has served on national education planning and writing committees for the American College of Rheumatology, the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians. He has published over 100 articles, chapters, and editorials in peer-reviewed publications and textbooks relating to clinical and basic aspects of medical science. He has a special interest in gout as well as multi-system inflammatory diseases.

6:00 – 6:30 pm Registration

6:30 – 9:00 pm Presentation and dinner

Nieman Marcus, Zodiac Room, Hwy 40 and


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.


May 26, 2016
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
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Upper Level, 100 Plaza Frontenac
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States
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