Vasculitis Update 2017 CME Course: Chicago, June 24

The Vasculitis Foundation is pleased to present the 2017 Vasculitis Update CME Course for health care professionals in partnership with Northwestern Division of Rheumatology on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 7:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Marriott Chicago O’Hare.   Topics will include: utilizing biomarkers and imaging in vasculitis, management of alveolar hemorrhage, and treatment of ANCA associated vasculitis and large vessel vasculitis. 

June 24, 2017
7:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Marriott Chicago O’Hare
8535 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, Illinois  60631

Sponsored by:

  • Vasculitis Foundation
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education
  • Division of Rheumatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium (VCRC)

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

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

Utilizing Biomarkers in Vasculitis
Sharon Chung, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California San Francisco

Imaging in Systemic Vasculitis
Peter Grayson, MD, PhD
Vasculitis Translational Research Program ‐ NIAMS

Management of Alveolar Hemorrhage
Ulrich Specks, MD
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic

Management of ANCA Associated Vasculitis
Peter Merkel, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Management of Large Vessel Vasculitis
Antoine Sreih, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Question & Answer Session

Lunch and Learn about the Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium

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

For complete schedule, click here. 

For more information:  312.503.8003


Vasculitis Foundation

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