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JOIN US AT AWIR 2022 - HYBRID LIVE OR VIRTUAL!

The Westin Hilton Head Island
August 18 – 21, 2022

A one of a kind medical conference for the Clinical Rheumatology
treating Rheumatic disease and its co-morbidities.

 

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   Join leading experts and your peers in this unique conference designed to cover unique topics not just in rheumatology but also healthcare disparities, gender equity, practice management, and beyond!  

 

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Hear From AWIR 2021 Attendees, And Their Unique Experience In Attending:

 

Cant’ join us in person? Experience AWIR 2022 through our Web based app for exclusive access to livestream sessions from the Conference! Don’t miss out on the chance to network with other attendees and ask questions to expert speakers in real-time!

 

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“The difference between this conference and other conferences is that at AWIR, we have topics that we don’t hear elsewhere – for example, we had sessions on diversity, inclusion, and culture”. – Marie Maitre, PA-C

 

AWIR 2022 AGENDA

 

THURSDAY, AUG 18

8:00 - 9:00 Pathways in SLE: IFNs, CNIs, BAFF, CD40L, IL-17.

Dr. Iain McInnes
9:00 - 10:00 Pathways in Systemic Lupus; Systemic Inflammation.

Dr. Ashira Blazer
9:45 - 10:15 IL-17 Pathways for Skin & Joint disease (PSO PSA HS)

Dr. Grace Wright
10:15 - 11:00 TYK2 Pathways for Skin and Joint diseases.

Dr. Grace Wright
11:00 - 11:15 Post Test / Q&A
11:15 - 12:00 JAK Safety Update.

Dr Kevin Winthrop
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 - 13:30 Panel Discussion: Balancing Risk – COVID, CVD/VTE, Cancer, Infections
13:30 - 14:15 Cytokine Signaling and Signatures: A new approach.

Dr. Iain McInnes
14:15 - 14:30 Post test/Q &A

Dr. Grace Wright and panel
14:30 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 17:00 Exhibits & Posters
18:00 - 19:00 Latte & Learn.

Dr. Grace Wright, Dr. Sheetal Desai, Dr. Priya Reddy
19:00 Dinner

FRIDAY, AUG 19

7:00 - 8:00 Exhibits & Posters
8:00 - 8:45 Product Theather
8:45 - 9:00 Presidential Welcome
9:00 - 9:45 Keynote Address: Bridging the Gap to Equity.

Dr. Alvin Wells
9:45 - 10:30 Treating the Diverse Patient: a holistic approach.

Dr. Ashira Blazer
10:30 - 11:00 Exhibits & Posters
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:00 SpA: Enthesitis and Beyond in Spondylarthritis

Dr. Ian McInnes
12:00 - 12:45 Product Theater
12:45 - 13:45 Practice Development.

Durnovich and Bright
13:45 - 14:15 Financial Planning for Busy Clinicians.

Norman Barnum
14:15 - 15:00 Advocacy Updates from AWIR.

Dr. Gwen Melton; Dr. Stephanie Ott
15:00 - 15:45 Product Theater
15:45 - 17:00 Exhibits & Posters
17:00 - 18:00 Sip 'n Share
18:00 - 18:45 Product Theater
19:30 Dinner

SATURDAY, AUG 20

7:00 - 8:00 Exhibits & Posters
8:00 - 8:45 Product Theater
8:45 - 9:45 Leadership Development.

Dr. Grace Wright; Dr. Sheetal Desai
9:45 - 10:30 Sjogren’s: Then and Now.

Dr. Sarah McCoy
10:30 - 11:00 Exhibits & Posters
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:00 Rheum Meets Oncology: Immunotherapies & AE’s

Dr. Alexa Meara
12:00 - 12:45 Product Theater
12:45 - 13:30 Fellows Poster Presentations
13:30 - 14:15 Scientific Session/Fellows Forum/APP Workshop (Concurrent Sessions)
14:15 - 15:00 BMI (Big) Musculoskeletal Impact.

Dr. Jeffrey Curtis
15:00 - 15:45 Product Theater
15:45 - 17:00 Exhibits & Posters
17:00 - 18:00 Sip ‘n Share and Networking
18:00 - 18:45 Product Theater
19:30 Dinner
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