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AWIR 2021 AGENDA

 

THURSDAY, AUG 12

8:00 EDT - 8:15 EDT INTRODUCTION AND PRETEST

Faculty: Grace C. Wright, MD, PhD, FACR
8:15 EDT - 9:00 EDT SECTION 1: AXSPA AND PSA

Faculty: Christopher Ritchlin MD, MPH
9:00 EDT - 9:45 EDT SECTION 2: UPDATES IN PsO. ACROSS THE COLOR SPECTRUM OF PSORIATIC DISEASE

Faculty: Junko Takeshita, MD, PhD, MSCE
9:45 EDT - 10:05 EDT SECTION 3A: PSORIATIC DISEASE: Focus on IL17 and IL23 Inhibition

Faculty: Grace C. Wright, MD, PhD, FACR (in person)
10:05 EDT - 10:25 EDT SECTION 3B: PSORIATIC DISEASE: Focus on Tyrosine Kinase 2 (TyK2) Inhibition

Faculty: Grace C. Wright, MD, PhD, FACR
10:25 EDT - 10:40 EDT POSTTEST AND Q&A

Moderator: Grace C. Wright, MD, PhD, FACR
10:40 EDT - 10:55 EDT BREAK
10:55 EDT - 11:40 EDT SECTION 4: CURRENT CONCEPTS OF IMMUNOPATHOGENESIS AND EMERGING THERAPIES IN SLE

Faculty: Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
11:40 EDT - 12:15 EDT SECTION 5: JAK INHIBITORS: UPDATE ON EFFICACY AND SAFETY IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Moderator: Grace C. Wright, MD, PhD, FACR
12:15 EDT - 12:40 EDT SECTION 6: LIFESTYLE APPROACH AND WELLNESS IN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATIC DISEASE: CLINICIAN AND PATIENT PERSPECTIVES

Faculty: Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
12:40 EDT - 12:55 EDT POSTTEST AND Q&A

Moderator: Grace C. Wright, MD, PhD, FACR
12:55 EDT - 13:10 EDT BREAK
13:10 EDT - 13:40 EDT WORKING LUNCH: PANEL DISCUSSION AND Q & A WITH FACULTY

Moderator: Grace C. Wright, MD, PhD, FACR
13:40 EDT - 14:15 EDT SECTION 7: 2021 GUIDELINES AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATIC DISEASES. A Panel Discussion

Moderator: Grace C. Wright, MD, PhD, FACR
14:15 EDT - 14:30 EDT POSTTEST AND Q&A

Moderator: Grace C. Wright, MD, PhD, FACR
14:30 EDT - 16:00 EDT BREAK
16:00 EDT - 18:00 EDT EXHIBITS & POSTERS

AWIR Local Chapter Leadership Meeting (AWIR Leadership only)
18:00 EDT - 19:00 EDT LATTE N' LEARN

Sponsored by Janssen
19:00 EDT - 21:00 EDT PRESIDENTIAL RECEPTION & DINNER

FRIDAY, AUG 13

7:00 EDT - 8:00 EDT EXHIBITS AND POSTERS
7:45 EDT - 8:00 EDT GENERAL BREAKFAST
8:05 EDT - 8:45 EDT THE SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES OF IL-6 AND JAKS IN RA. AN OVERVIEW

Faculty: Alvin Wells, MD
Sponsored by Sanofi
8:45 EDT - 9:00 EDT PRESIDENT’S WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

Grace C. Wright, MD, PhD, FACR
9:00 EDT - 10:00 EDT LEGAL AND RISK MANAGEMENT ISSUES FROM FALSE CLAIMS TO COVID-19: What Every Physician Needs to Know

John Durnovich, Esq and Tara Bright, Esq
10:00 EDT - 10:30 EDT FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS

Norman Barnum, MBA
10:30 EDT - 11:00 EDT EXHIBITS AND POSTERS
11:00 EDT - 11:15 EDT BREAK
11:15 EDT - 12:00 EDT COVID-19: AUTOIMMUNE LONG COVID: What do we know?

Leonard Calabrese, DO
12:00 EDT - 12:45 EDT LUNCH EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
THE BENEFIT-RISK BALANCE. A DEEP DIVE INTO EFFICACY AND SAFETY DATA OF A JAK INHIBITOR

Faculty: Kristi Mizelle MD, MPH, FACR
Sponsored by Abbvie
12:50 EDT - 13:30 EDT COMORBIDITIES AND PATIENT OUTCOMES IN RHEUMATIC DISEASES

Faculty: Jeffrey Curtis, MD
13:30 EDT - 14:00 EDT HIDRADENITIS SUPPURATIVA: DIAGNOSIS, MANAGEMENT & COMORBIDITIES

Faculty: Ginette Okoye, MD
14:00 EDT - 14:30 EDT AWIR ADVOCACY UPDATE

Faculty: Gwenesta B. Melton, MD, FACR, Stephanie Ott, MD, FACR, Kevin Daley
14:30 EDT - 15:15 EDT A TREATMENT CONSIDERATION FOR ADULTS WITH ACTIVE PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS OR MODERATE TO SEVERE PLAQUE PSORIASIS

Faculty: Dr. Sheetal Desai
Sponsored by Janssen
15:15 EDT - 16:00 EDT EXHIBITS AND POSTERS
16:00 EDT - 17:00 EDT SIP N’ SHARE: Networking Hour - Savannah Ballroom
17:00 EDT - 18:00 EDT BREAK
18:00 EDT - 19:00 EDT VIRTUAL ONLY THE ROLE OF IMAGING IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF AXIAL MANIFESTATIONS OF SPA (VIRTUAL ONLY)

Faculty: Catherine Bakewell, MD and Grace Wright, MD, FACR
Sponsored by Novartis Medical
19:00 EDT - 20:00 EDT AWIR DINNER

SATURDAY, AUG 14

6:00 EDT - 8:00 EDT EXHIBITS AND POSTERS
8:00 EDT - 8:45 EDT NR-AXSPA: UNDERRECOGNIZED, UNDERDIAGNOSED, AND UNDERTREATED

Faculty: Priya Reddy, MD, FACR
Sponsored by UCB
8:45 EDT - 9:45 EDT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT – FIRESIDE CHAT

Faculty: Grace C. Wright, MD, PhD, FACR, Andrea Reid MD, Beatriz Faro, PharmD
9:45 EDT - 10:30 EDT SPONDYLOARTHRITIS AND SEX

Faculty: Laura Coates, MBChB, MRCP, PhD
10:30 EDT - 11:00 EDT EXHIBITS AND POSTERS
11:00 EDT - 11:15 EDT BREAK
11:15 EDT - 12:00 EDT BURDEN OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND THE VALUE OF ACHIEVING REMISSION

Faculty: Dr. Alvin Wells , Dr. Grace Wright
Sponsored by AbbVie Medical
12:00 EDT - 12:45 EDT UNDERSTANDING AXIAL SPONDYLOARTHRITIS: A practice approach to understanding the disease

Faculty: Dr. Smitha Reddy
Sponsored by Lilly
12:45 EDT - 13:30 EDT AWIR FELLOWS POSTER PRESENTATION
13:35 EDT - 14:15 EDT AWIR FELLOWS WORKSHOP

Faculty: Dianne Petrone MD, Thaila Ramanujam MD, Florine Constantinescu MD
13:35 EDT - 14:15 EDT PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION AND INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASES

Faculty: Janet Pope, MD, MPH, FRCPC
14:15 EDT - 14:30 EDT BREAK
14:30 EDT - 15:15 EDT RARE IMPERSONATORS: FGF23-MEDIATED DISEASES, XLH AND TIO, PRESENTING IN A RHEUMATOLOGY CLINIC

Faculty: Julia Charles, MD, PhD
Sponsored by Ultragenyx
15:15 EDT - 16:00 EDT VIRTUAL EXHIBITS AND POSTERS
16:00 EDT - 17:00 EDT SIP AND SHARE: NETWORKING - Savannah Ballroom
19:00 EDT - 22:00 EDT DINNER

 

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Date

August 12 - 15, 2021

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Location

Virtual and Live at - Sonesta Hilton Head Hotel, 130 Shipyard Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

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E-mail

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Fees

 

 
All AWIR 2021 session videos are now available for viewing. Effective August 22, conference registration fees are: 

$49 (non-members)
$39 (members)


The Bootcamp registration closes August 22. Session videos can still be viewed, but the current 6 CE credits will close on August 22. 

The General Session up to 20 CE credits will be available for 3 months as before. 
 
 

  

  

  

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AWIR 2021 Exhibitor Sponsors

  

Platinum Level

  • sanofi
  • janseen
  • boehringer
  • sanofi
  • sanofi
  • sanofi
  • sanofi
  • Janssen
  • Pfizer
  • Glaxosmithkline

 

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Gold LEVEL

  • sanofi
  • sanofi
  • horizon
  • Amgen
  • bms

 

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bronze LEVEL

  • astrazeneca
  • exagen
  • Scipher
  • Myriad
  • abbvie

 

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NON-PROFIT

  • sanofi
  • sanofi
  • sanofi

 

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