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Full Schedule

  • Thursday, November 14, 2024
  • 7:00 AM – 5:20 PM Eastern Time
    Basic/Intermediate Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course I
  • 7:00 AM – 5:20 PM Eastern Time
    Advanced Rheumatologic (Multisystem) Ultrasound Course I
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Eastern Time
    Global Summit: Welcome and Keynote Address

    Virtual Moderator: Eric Matteson, MD – Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

  • 9:05 AM – 10:20 AM Eastern Time
    Global Summit: Global Meet the Experts – Crystal Arthropathies

    Virtual Moderator: Javaneh Lyons, MD,RhMSUS,MSc – Alaska Native Medical Center

    Virtual Moderator: Sebastian Sattui, MD,MS – University of Pittsburgh

    Virtual Panelist: Lisa Stamp, PhD,FRACP – University of Otago, Christchurch

    Virtual Panelist: Angelo Gaffo, MD, FACP – University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • 10:00 AM – 10:10 AM Eastern Time
    FIT Program: Welcome

    Speaker: Ibtissam Gad, MD – University of Michigan

    Trainee (medical student, resident, and fellow) education

  • 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM Eastern Time
    FIT Program: A Guide to Guidelines

    Fellows Course Moderator: Austin Wheeler, MD (he/him/his) – University of Nebraska Medical Center

    Trainee (medical student, resident, and fellow) education

  • 10:25 AM – 11:25 AM Eastern Time
    Global Summit: From Data to Discovery: Navigating the Rheumatology Registry Landscape

    Virtual Moderator: Angie Botto-van Bemden, PhD,MS,CCRC – Musculoskeletal Research International & Clinical Research Experts

    Virtual Speaker: Angela Migowa, MBChB,MMed – AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY

    Virtual Speaker: Graciela Alarcón, MD, MPH (she/her/hers) – The University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Time
    FIT Program: Making Rheum for Life - Work/Life Balance

    Fellows Course Moderator: Karen Kruzer, MD,MA – University of Rochester

    Trainee (medical student, resident, and fellow) education

  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Eastern Time
    Global Summit: Infections and Rheumatic Diseases

    Virtual Moderator: Dahima Cintron, MD,MSc (she/her/hers) – Duke Health

    Virtual Speaker: Jose Kennedy Amaral Pereira, MD – Federal University of Cariri

    Virtual Speaker: Amita Aggarwal, MD,MBBS,DM – Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India

    Virtual Speaker: Cassandra Calabrese, DO – Cleveland Clinic Foundation

  • 12:35 PM – 1:35 PM Eastern Time
    Global Summit: Providing Rheumatology Care in Humanitarian Crisis Settings

    Virtual Moderator: Rebecca Grainger, PhD,FRACP,MBChB – University of Otago

    Virtual Speaker: Marta Dzhus, MD,PhD – Bohomolets National medical university

  • 1:05 PM – 1:45 PM Eastern Time
    FIT Program: Picture This - Clinical Image Challenge

    Fellows Course Moderator: Alana Haussmann, MD (she/her/hers) – University of California Los Angeles

    Fellows Course Moderator: Christine Loftis, MD – University of Colorado Anschutz School of Medicine

    Fellows Course Moderator: Jessica Perfetto, MD – The Children's Hospital at Montefiore

    Trainee (medical student, resident, and fellow) education

  • 1:50 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Time
    FIT Program: Get Home on Time: Efficiency in Clinical Practice

    Fellows Course Moderator: Ann Cameron Barr, MD – Duke University

    Trainee (medical student, resident, and fellow) education

  • 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM Eastern Time
    Global Summit: Harnessing AI to Advance the Field of Rheumatology Globally

    Virtual Moderator: Aracely Kundmueller, NP – Arthritis Clinic of Katy and Cypress

    Virtual Moderator: Naomi Schlesinger, MD – University of Utah

  • 2:40 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Time
    FIT Program: Career Panel

    Fellows Course Moderator: Ali El-Halwagi, MD – Baylor College of Medicine

    Fellows Course Moderator: Mario Felix, MD – Yale

    Fellows Course Moderator: Sabah Khalafalla, MD – Georgetown University-Medstar Washington Hospital Center

    Fellows Course Moderator: Jessica Perfetto, MD – The Children's Hospital at Montefiore

    Fellows Course Moderator: Austin Wheeler, MD (he/him/his) – University of Nebraska Medical Center

    Trainee (medical student, resident, and fellow) education

  • 3:20 PM – 4:20 PM Eastern Time
    Global Summit: Challenges to the Global Rheumatology Workforce Shortage

    Virtual Moderator: Eric Matteson, MD – Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

    Virtual Speaker: Anja Strangfeld, MD – Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum Berlin

    Virtual Speaker: Farhanah Paruk, PhD – University of Kwa-Zulu Natal

    Virtual Speaker: Sakir Ahmed, DM – Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences

    Virtual Speaker: Ana Maria Arredondo, MD – Hospital de San José

    Virtual Speaker: Daniel Battafarano, DO – Daniel F. Battafarano, DO, PLLC, San Antonio, TX

  • 4:05 PM – 5:30 PM Eastern Time
    FIT Program: Learning from the Expert - Rheumatology Roundtable

    Fellows Course Moderator: Ibtissam Gad, MD – University of Michigan

    Trainee (medical student, resident, and fellow) education

  • 4:20 PM – 4:30 PM Eastern Time
    Global Summit: Closing Remarks

    Virtual Moderator: Eric Matteson, MD – Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science