VF-Northwestern CME Course:  Vasculitis 2017 Update
June 24, 2017
7:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Marriott Chicago O’Hare
8535 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, Illinois  60631

Sponsored by:
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Division of Rheumatology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium
Vasculitis Foundation

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
 Recognize the role of imaging in large vessel vasculitis
 Summarize treatment for large vessel vasculitis.
 Interpret evidence for small vessel vasculitis
 Identify treatment options for alveolar hemorrhage
 Identify biomarkers for disease prognosis and treatment response

Audience
This continuing medical education program is designed to meet the educational needs of
physicians who detect, diagnose and treat vasculitis.

Agenda
7:45 – 8:00 Continental Breakfast

8:00‐ 8:10 Introduction
Amy Archer, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

8:10‐8:30 Utilizing Biomarkers in Vasculitis
Sharon Chung, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California San Francisco

8:30‐8:50 Imaging in Systemic Vasculitis
Peter Grayson, MD, PHD
Vasculitis Translational Research Program ‐ NIAMS

8:50‐9:10 Management of Alveolar Hemorrhage
Ulrich Specks, MD
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Vasculitis Update 2017

9:10‐9:45 Break

9:45‐10:30 Management of ANCA Associated Vasculitis
Peter Merkel, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

10:30‐11:15 Management of Large Vessel Vasculitis
Antoine Sreih, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

11:15‐11:45 Question & Answer Session

11:45 Lunch and Learn about the Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium
Peter Merkel, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

 

Registration
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Fees
Physician: $150.00
Clinical Staff: $100.00
Trainee: Free

Additional Information
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