September 10 - 12, 2020
Registration Deadline: November 25, 2020
Virtual Platform Close Date: December 10, 2020


Registration Deadline: November 25, 2020
Virtual Platform Close Date: December 10, 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 Sessions Will Include:

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


Topics at this learning-focused CME/CE conference include:
  • Special Issues in the Management of Autoimmune Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • SclerodermaSystemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Severe Raynaud’s Disease
  • Myositis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Skin Diseases
  • Gout
  • Complex Cases: Interstitial Lung Disease in RA, Renal Disease, Decreased Bone Mass (osteoporosis)
  • and much more!

Dear Colleagues:

We are pleased to present the 13th Annual Perspectives in Rheumatic Diseases CME/CE conference presented by Rheumatology News, Internal Medicine News & Family Practice News as a virtual event.

This online learning experience will explore the latest advances in the treatment and management of rheumat­ic diseases. This conference is an opportunity to catch up on new developments in this complex area of medicine.

Leading experts will present clinically relevant information that you will find immediately useful in the care of your patients. Connections among rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriasis and many other topics will be explored. Don’t miss our highly animated case sessions.

Interactive sessions offer attendees the chance to ask difficult questions and discuss patient care options with the experts.The format is interactive, informal and relaxed, encouraging a free-flowing exchange of ideas and practical solutions for the busy clinician.

We hope you can join us in this virtual conference experience!


Daniel E. Furst, MD
Brian F. Mandell MD, PhD
Meeting Co-Chars


Daniel E. Furst, MD
Professor of Rheumatology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA
University of Florence Medical School
Florence, Italy
Carl Pearson Professor of Medicine
Professor Emeritus
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Director of Research
Arthritis Associates of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Brian Mandell, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

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