VF Vasculitis Patient Conference Seattle, Washington

VF Vasculitis Patient Conference Seattle, Washington

January 12, 2019 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport

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VF Vasculitis Patient Conference
In Partnership with the University of Washington Division of Rheumatology

 
Saturday, January 12, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport  
17338 International Boulevard
Seattle, Washington,  98188 
The conference is open to patients with vasculitis, their families, friends, and health care
providers interested in learning more about vasculitis.
Registration fees:  $25.00 for VF members; $40 for non-members

Registration deadline:  January 7, 2019
A limited # of scholarships are available. Please contact the VF office for information.

Preliminary Schedule

9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. 
Check-In/Registration
Light Continental Breakfast
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
                  Lunch and Special Speaker
9:50 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
Gregory C. Gardner, MD, FACP
Gilliland-Henderson Professor of
Medicine Division of Rheumatology
University of Washington
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lung Involvement in Vasculitis
Gregory C. Gardner MD, FACP
10:00 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
Vasculitis Update: What’s New for Patients
Phillip Seo, MD Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, The Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Staying Healthy in Spite of Having Vasculitis
Jenna Thomason, MD, MPH
Acting Instructor Division of Rheumatology
University of Washington Medical Center
10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Being Impatient for our Patients: Fast
Track Clinics for Giant Cell Arteritis at UW
Ingeborg Sacksen, MD, FACP
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Rheumatology
University of Washington Medical Center
2:00 p.m – 2:20 p.m.
Panel Discussion: 
Now is your chance to ask the experts!
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Update in ANCA Vasculitis:
The Team Approach
Q&A with Sarah Chung, MD
Division of Rheumatology
University of Washington Medical Center
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Vasculitis Patient-Powered
Research Network (V-PPRN)
Kalen Young, MA
V-PPRN Network Manager
Director of Research Affairs
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Rarer Forms of Vasculitis
(Behcet’s, Hepatitis C, GBM Disease, etc.)
Alison Bays, MD, MPH
Acting Instructor Division of Rheumatology
University of Washington Medical Center
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Concluding Remarks
Joyce A. Kullman
Executive Director
Vasculitis Foundation
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Time to Mingle!

We hope to see you there! 



Lets join together!


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