UCSF CME: 28th Annual UCSF Rheumatology Board Review
and Clinical Update *Virtual*

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Overview Objectives Accreditation Course Outline
Chairs Faculty Travel & Lodging Cancellation Policy

Department: Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
Course Number: MDM21F01
Activity Start Date: August 27, 2020
Activity End Date: August 29, 2020
Location: VIRTUAL

$800 Academic/Practicing Physicians
$700 Allied Health Professionals
$500 Residents/Fellows
$1,000 Industry Representative

Participants must pre-register by August 24.  Additional details on Zoom access will be emailed after your registration has been completed. This link will be sent a few days prior to the course. LIVE STREAM MEETING This course will be offered as a live interactive virtual conference.  Login instructions along with the digital syllabus will be shared with attendees a week before the meeting.  Included in your registration fee is access to the course recordings on demand (available within a week after the conference) for any sessions that you miss, available for up to 30 days post-course.



The Rheumatology Board Review and Clinical Update course has been offered since 1992, and for the first time will be presented "virtually" in 2020. Join us for during three days of an interactive webinar which will present major clinical topics in the field of Rheumatology to assist physicians preparing for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Subspecialty Examination in Rheumatology, and the practicing clinician seeking to improve their care for rheumatology patients. LIVE ONLINE lectures will be limited to 4 hours per day, with 2 additional hours of case discussions and breakout sessions with distinguished speakers. 8 hours of pre recorded additional lectures will be provided for later viewing along with practice questions for the boards. Trainees preparing for their initial board exam — as well as rheumatologists who are candidates for ABIM recertification — are the target audience. The diagnosis and management of difficult and unusual clinical problems will be emphasized; an overview of important advances related to clinical rheumatology will also be included. Lectures and breakouts by distinguished clinician-professors will be supplemented by a detailed digital syllabus to emphasize the issues frequently covered by qualifying examinations, as well as a review of clinical and therapeutic updates.

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An attendee completing this course should be able to:

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The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

We have transitioned the live course to a live stream virtual platform over August 27-28, 2020.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) MOC- Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 20 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

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Course Outline:

Thursday, August 27, 2020

8:00 am Welcome and Overview

8:10 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Dr. Maria Dall’Era

9:30 Break

9:35 Dermatology I
Dr. Kanade Shinkai

10:05 Break

10:15 Panel Discussion of Cases

11:30 Lunch

12:30 Neurological Exam for the Rheumatologist
Dr. Vanja Douglas

1:20 Break

1:25 Vasculitis
Dr. Sharon Chung

2:40 Break

2:45 Breakout Rooms for Faculty Questions

3:45 pm Adjourn


Friday, August 28, 2020

8:00 am P Rheumatoid Arthritis: Therapy 2019
Dr. James O’Dell

9:15 Break

9:20 PG Osteoarthritis
Dr. Krishna Chiganti

10:20 Break

10:25 Panel Discussion of Cases

11:35 Lunch

12:05 PG Autoinflammatory Disease
(Horror Autoinflammaticus)
Dr. Daniel Kastner

1:05 Break

1:10 PG Scleroderma
Dr. Francesco Boin

2:20 Break

2:30 Breakout Rooms for Faculty Questions

3:40 pm Adjourn


Saturday, August 29, 2020

8:00 am P Myositis and Myositis Mimics
Dr. Andrew Mammen

9:00 Break

9:05 P Spondyloarthritis 1
Dr. Lianne Gensler

10:05 Break

10:10 Dermatology 2
Dr. Anna Haemel

10:40 Break

10:45 G Systemic Diseases with Rheumatic Manifestations
Dr. Jonathan Graf

11:45 Questions

12:00 pm Adjourn



Anti-Phospholipid Antibody Syndrome
Dr. Sarah Goglin

P Rheumatoid Arthritis: Extra-Articular
Dr. Ted Mikuls

Features, Complications and Differential Medication Safety and Prevention
Dr. Gabby Schmajuk

P Crystal-induced Arthropathy
Dr. Ken Scalapino

Interpretation of Imaging Studies
Dr. Thomas Link

P Pediatric Rheumatology Clues to Remember
Dr. Erica Lawson

P Sports Injuries of the Knee and Shoulder Soft Tissue Injury/Entrapment Neuropathies
Dr. Carlin Senter

G Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis
Dr. Mary Beth Humphrey

P Spondyloarthritis 2
Dr. Lianne Gensler


P - Pain Credit

G - Geriatric Credit

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Mary C. Nakamura, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Lianne Gensler, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Ankylosing Spondylitis Clinic
University of California, San Francisco

Gabriela Schmajuk, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

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Francesco Boin, MD
Director, Division of Rheumatology
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

R. Krishna Chaganti, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine

Sharon Chung, MD, MAS
Director, Vasculitis Clinic
Associate Professor of Medicine

Maria Dall'Era, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, UCSF Lupus Clinic

Vanja Douglas, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology

Sarah Goglin, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Jonathan Graf, MD
Professor of Medicine
UCSF Uveitis Clinic

Anna Haemel, MD
Associate Professor, Dermatology

Mary Beth Humphrey, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Division Chief of Rheumatology
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Daniel Kastner, MD, PhD
Scientific Director, Intramural Research Program
National Human Genome Research Institute
Bethesda, Maryland

Erica Lawson, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Thomas Link, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Chief, Musculoskeletal Imaging

Andrew Mammen, MD, PhD
Unit Leader, Muscle Disease Unit
Principal Investigator, Laboratory of Muscle Stem Cells and Gene Regulation
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Bethesda, Maryland

Ted Mikuls, MD
Umbach Professor of Rheumatology
Division of Rheumatology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

James O’Dell, MD
Professor and Vice Chair, Internal Medicine
Chief, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine
Omaha, Nebraska

Kenneth Scalapino, MD
Chief, Department of Hospital and Specialty Medicine
Portland VA Medical Center
Portland, Oregon

Carlin Senter, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery

Kanade Shinkai, MD, PhD
Professor of Dermatology

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Travel & Lodging:


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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before August 24, 2020 will be refunded, less a $100 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

Please email your requests to registration@ocme.ucsf.edu.

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