Meeting Agenda

Thursday, April 27, 2017
  • 7:00 a.m.

    7:00 - Continental Breakfast 
    Exhibits Open
    7:50 - Welcome and Announcement
    David A. McLain, M.D.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    8:00 - Pathogenesis and Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis in 2020 
    Iain McInnes, M.D., Ph.D.

  • 9:00 a.m.

    9:00 - Current Therapeutic Strategies in Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Edward Keystone, M.D., FRCP (C)

  • 10:00 a.m.

    10:00 - Break
    10:15 -  Updates in Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis
    Iain McInnes, M.D., Ph.D.

  • 11:00 a.m

    11:15 - New Treatments in RA
    Mark Genovese, M.D.

  • Noon

    12:15 - Lunch, Exhibits

  • 1:00 p.m.

    1:15 - Pseudogout: Update on Treatment and Associated Co-Morbidities 
    Ann K. Rosenthal, M.D.

  • 2:00 p.m.

    2:15 - Improving RA Outcomes in the Future
    Mark Genovese, M.D.

  • 3:00 p.m.

    3:15 - Break
    3:25 - Glucocorticoid Induced Osteoporosis: where do new treatments fit in the old guidelines?
    Kenneth S. Saag, M.D., M.Sc

  • 4:00 p.m.

    4:25 - New & Emerging Therapies for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    Richard Alan Furie, M.D.

  • 5:00 p.m.

    5:25 - Adjourn

Friday April 28, 2017
  • 6:00 a.m.

    6:30 - Continental Breakfast, Exhibits Open

  • 7:00 a.m.

    7:30 - Adverse Drug Reactions with Biologics & New Therapies
    John Cush, M.D.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    8:30 - Interstitial Lung Disease in Connective Tissue Disease Aryeh Fischer, M.D.

  • 9:00 a.m.

    9:30 - Break
    9:45 - Difficult to Teat RA, and RA pearls
    John Cush, M.D.

  • 10:00 a.m.

    10:45 - Advances in the Treatment of Giant Cell Arteritis, 
    Robert Spiera, M.D.

  • 11:00 a.m.

    11:45 - Pregnancy and Medications During Pregnancy in Rheumatic Disease Patients 
    Lisa Sammaritano, M.D.

  • Noon

    12:45 - Lunch, Exhibits

  • 1:00 p.m.

    1:45 - Update on Treatments in Scleroderma 
    Robert Spiera, M.D.

  • 2:00 p.m.

    2:45 - Peri-operative Management for Patients with Rheumatic Diseases 
    Susan M. Goodman, M.D.

  • 3:00 p.m.

    3:45 - CCR Thieves’ Market    

    Alan Epstein, M.D.

  • 4:00 p.m.

    4:45 - Separate CME Activity: Therapeutic Advances for the Management of Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis 
    Alan Epstein, M.D

  • 5:00 p.m.

    5:45 - Adjourn

Saturday, April 29, 2017
  • 6:00 a.m.

    6:30 - Continental Breakfast, Exhibits Open

  • 7:00 a.m.

    7:30 - Pain-- Dynamics and Complexities 
    Dan Doleys, Ph.D.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    8:30 - Update on ANCA- Associated Vasculitis
    Carol Langford, M.D., M.H.S.

  • 9:00 a.m.

    9:30 - Break
    9:45 - Evaluation of Patients With Myopathy
    Lisa Christopher-Stine, M.D., M.P.H.

  • 10:00 a.m.

    10:45 - Gout & Osteoarthritis: Associations, Pathophysiology, and Therapeutic Implications
    Svetlana Krasnokutsky, M.D.

  • 11:00 a.m.

    11:45 - Skin Manifestations of Rheumatic Disease
    Drew J. Kurtzman, M.D.

  • Noon

    12:45 - Lunch. Exhibits

  • 1:00  p.m.

    1:45 - Data Determines Outcomes:
               In the Clinic As Well As in Clinical Trials
    A Separate CME activity
    Max Hamburger, M.D.

    2:45 - MACRA & MIPS: What do they mean to our practice & how do we comply?
    Will Harvey, M.D., M.Sc.

  • 3:00 p.m.

    3:45 - Adjourn

  • 6:00 p.m.

    6:30 - Cocktail Reception

  • 7:00 p.m.

    7:00 - Banquet [included but registration required]
    7:15 - Welcome, prize drawings
    7:30 - CME Banquet
    Prescription Abuse from a DEA Perspective
    Richard Tucker

  • 8:00 p.m .

    8:30 - Adjourn

Sunday, April 30, 2017
  • 6:00 a.m.

    6:15 - Breakfast Opens

  • 7:00 a.m.

    7:15 - Statin-Induced Myopathy 
    Lisa Christopher-Stine, M.D., M.P.H.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    8:15 - Dermatology Pearls for the Rheumatologist
    Drew J. Kurtzman, M.D.

  • 9:00 a.m.

    9:15 - Update on Sjogren's 
    Fredrick B. Vivino, M.D., M.S.

  • 10:00 a.m.

    10:15 - Update on Gout
    Larry Edwards, M.D.

  • 11:00 a.m.

    11:15 - Congress of Clinical Rheumatology Adjourns for 2017