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AWIR 2022 AGENDA

 

THURSDAY, AUG 18

7:00-8:00 Registration & Breakfast  
7:50-8:00 Welcome & Introduction Grace C. Wright, AWIR President
8:00 - 9:00 Pathways in SLE: IFNs, CNIs, BAFF, CD40L, IL-17 Iain McInnes PhD, CBE, FRCP, FRSE, FMedSci
9:00 - 10:00 Pathways in Systemic Lupus: Systemic Inflammation Ashira Blazer MD. MSCI
10:00 - 10:45 The Role of IL-17/ IL-23 Across Rheumatic Conditions Grace C. Wright MD, PhD
10:45 - 11:30 TYK2: Pathological Drivers and Treatment Targets in Skin & Joint Conditions Grace C. Wright MD, PhD
11:30 - 11:45 AM Break  
11:45 - 12:30 JAKi and the Theory of Relativity Kevin Winthrop MD, MPH
12:30 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 - 13:15 Working Lunch. Panel Discussion: JAKi and Balancing Risk: VTE, CVD, Infection, COVID Drs Wright, Calabrese, Winthrop, Blazer, Kim
13:15 - 14:00 COVID-19: Immune Dysregulation and Long COVID - Where do we stand? Leonard Calabrese DO
14:00 - 14:45 Cytokine signatures: Deconstructing immune mediated inflammatory diseases? Iain McInnes PhD, CBE, FRCP, FRSE, FMedSci
14:45 Post Test, Q&A. Grace C. Wright MD, PhD 
16:00 - 17:00 Exhibits & Posters  
18:00 - 19:00 Latte & Learn. UNMASKING GENDER BIAS in the Healthcare Ecosystem Grace C. Wright MD, PhD, Sheetal Desai MD, Priya Reddy MD
19:00 Dinner

FRIDAY, AUG 19

7:00 - 8:00 Registration & Breakfast  
7:00 - 8:00 Exhibits & Posters  
8:00 - 8:45 Educational Symposium – AbbVie
Burden of rheumatic diseases and associated gastrointestinal and dermatologic conditions
Grace Wright MD, PhD (Rheumatologist), Saakshi Khattri MD (Dermatologist), Erin Forster MD (Gastroenterologist)
8:45 - 9:00 Presidential Welcome  
9:00 - 9:45 Keynote Address: Bridging the Gap to Equity: Why it should matter to us all. Alvin Wells MD, PhD
9:45 - 10:30 Treating the Diverse Patient: A Holistic Approach Ashira Blazer MD, MSCI
10:30 - 11:00 AM Break Exhibits & Posters
11:00 - 11:45 SpA: Enthesitis and Beyond in Spondylarthritis Iain McInnes PhD, CBE, FRCP, FRSE, FMedSci
11:45 - 12:00 Lunch Break  
12:00 - 12:45 Product Theater – Lilly
Explore Taltz: A Review of Real-World Patient Cases in PsA.
Alvin Wells MD, PhD, Kathleen Thomas DO
12:45 - 13:45 Understanding What You Sign: Common Contract Issues for Medical Professionals JM Durnovich Esq. and Andrea Liberatore Esq.
13:45 - 14:15 Financial Planning for Medical Professionals. Norman E. Barnum IV
14:15 - 15:00 AWIR Advocates: 2022 Achievements & Activities. Gwenesta Melton MD, Stephanie Ott MD and Kevin Daley
15:00 - 16:00 Product Theater – Pfizer
Exploring the Clinical Data for an Oral Prescription Treatment Option for Adults With Active Ankylosing Spondylitis
Kirsti Mizelle MD, MPH
16:00 - 17:00 Exhibits & Posters  
17:00 - 18:30 Sip ‘n Share  
18:30 - 19:15 Product Theater – UCB
nr-axSpA: Out of the Shadows, Into the Light
Robin Dore MD
19:15 Dinner  

SATURDAY, AUG 20

7:00 - 8:00 Registration & Breakfast
7:00 - 8:00 Exhibits & Posters
8:00 - 8:45 Product Theater – Janssen
TREMFYA (guelkumab) A SELECTIVE IL-23i FOR ADULTS WITH ACTIVE PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS (PsA) OR MODERATE TO SEVERE PLAQUE PSORIASIS (PsO)
Sheetal Desai MD and Rebecca Callis MD  
8:45 - 9:45 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Unmasking Bias in Healthcare Grace C. Wright MD, PhD, Sheetal Desai MD, Priya Reddy MD
9:45 - 10:30 Sjogren’s: Then and Now. Sara McCoy MD
10:30 - 11:00 AM Break & Exhibits & Posters  
11:00 - 11:45 What all physicians need to know about irAEs Alexa Meara MD  
11:45 - 12:00 Lunch Break
12:00 - 12:45 Product Theater – AbbVie
The Road to Durable Remission: Exploring mono- or dual- therapy for TNFi-iR patients with moderate to severe RA
Catherine Bakewell MD  
12:45 - 13:30 Fellows Poster Presentations
13:30 - 14:15 Scientific Session Pediatric Update. Nicole Johnson MD
13:30 - 14:15 Fellows Forum - (Open to Trainees Only) Drs Dowell, Mehrani, Petrone, Ramanujam and Constantinescu
13:30 - 14:15 APP Workshop –(Open to only to APPs) Negotiations: Practical Skills for Medical Professionals. JM Durnovich Esq. and Andrea Liberatore Esq.
14:15 - 15:00 Big Musculoskeletal Impact (BMI): Assessing Obesity and Its Complications Jeffrey Curtis MD, MS, MPH
15:00 - 16:00 Educational Symposium – Lilly
Medical How Does the Use of Concomitant Methotrexate Affect the Efficacy and Safety of Biologics for Psoriatic Arthritis?
Grace C Wright MD, PhD
16:00 - 17:00 Exhibits & Posters
17:00 - 18:00 Sip ‘n Share and Networking
18:30 - 19:15 Product Theater BI
MDD PERSPECTIVES: An Open Discussion in the Diagnosis and Management of Interstitial Lung Diseases
DeAnna Baker Frost MD, PhD and Lisa Kopas MD
19:15 - 22:00 Dinner  
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