KU – VF Vasculitis Symposium Educational Conference

KU Medical Center graphicsUniversity of Kansas Medical Center and the Vasculitis Foundation
P
resent The 2016 Vasculitis Symposium Educational Conference
KU Edwards Campus, Best Building
12600 Quivira Rd., Overland Park, Kansas
Saturday, August 6, 2016

Registration: $15/person VF members; scholarships are available
Click here to register for the symposium.
Registration deadline is Friday, August 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.


Preliminary Schedule

8:30 a.m. -9:00 a.m.
Check in/Registration
Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
Introduction
Jason Springer, MD, MS, Director, Vasculitis Clinic
Division of Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Kansas University Medical Center

9:10 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.
Tribute to Jerry Niebaum
Joyce A. Kullman, Executive Director, Vasculitis Foundation

9:20 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Staying Involved With The Vasculitis Community
Denny Hale, Leader of Kansas City Vasculitis Foundation Chapter

9:30 a.m. -10:00 a.m.
Large Vessel Vasculitis 101 (Takayasu’s and Giant Cell Arteritis)
Mehrdad Maz, MD, Division Director, Division of Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
Kansas University Medical Center

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. 
Break

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Small Vessel Vasculitis 101
Jason Springer, MD, MS

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Break

11:00 a.m. -11:45 a.m.
Vasculitis and the Airways
Shannon Kraft,  MD, Department of Otolaryngology, Kansas University Medical Center

11:45 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Break

11:50 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.
Vaccination Update
Selina Gierer, DO, Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Kansas University Medical Center

12:35 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Lunch

Patient Story:  Allison Lint, Founder of the Violin-4-Vasculitis

1:20 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Discussion Groups

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Vasculitis and the Lungs
Mark Hamblin, MD, Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Kansas University Medical Center

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Break

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Vasculitis and the Skin
Ting Wang-Weinman MD, PhD
Department of Dermatology, Kansas University Medical Center

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Break

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
In the Pipeline: Updates in the Field of Vasculitis
Dedicated to the memory of Jerry Niebaum
Small vessel vasculitis
M
ireille El Ters MD, Department of Nephrology, Kansas University Medical Center

Large vessel vasculitis
Mehrdad Maz, MD

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Final Comments

5:00 p.m.   Adjourn


BioGene LogoThe Symposium is sponsored in part through an unrestricted educational grant
from Genentech, Inc.