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

LIVE VIRTUAL AGENDA • SEPTEMBER 10-12, 2020

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

(Eastern Time)

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

 

Checkpoint Inhibitor Related Autoimmune Disease
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO

11:20 AM

 

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

12:10 PM

 

JAK Safety
Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH

12:45 PM

 

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

1:20 PM

 

Question and Answer Session
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO, V. Michael Holers, MD and Daniel E. Furst, MD

1:35 PM

 

Break and Visit Exhibit Hall

2:00 PM

 

Vaccinating Patients with Rheumatic Diseases
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO

2:35 PM

 

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

3:10 PM

 

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

3:45 PM

 

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

4:00 PM

 

Sessions End

 

Friday, September 11, 2020

(Eastern Time)

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

 

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

2:40 PM

 

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

3:15 PM

 

The Art of Rheumatology
James S. Louie, MD

3:50 PM

 

Question and Answer Session
Niels Vande Casteele, PharmD, MPH, Dinesh Khanna, MCCS, MSc,
James S. Louie, MD, Andrew Mammen, MD, PhD

4:20 PM

 

Sessions End

 

Saturday, September 12, 2020

(Eastern Time)

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
Paul D. Miller M.D., HDSc (HON)

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, Paul D. Miller M.D., HDSc (HON)

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

 

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