The Ishmael Lectureship is a medical education event open to all physicians, researchers and those in the medical community focused in rheumatology, orthopedics, family medicine, internal medicine and immunology.

Early bird registration fees are available through July 31, so register today to ensure you don't miss out on the discounted rates!

 

SCHEDULE - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

8:00 a.m.
 
Registration
8:30 a.m.
 
Introductions
8:45 a.m.
 
Arthritis Foundation Update: Dr. Covall, Bill Mulvihill and Dr. Byers Kraus (Panel Presentation) – “AF’s Scientific Strategy, Accelerated Medicines Partnership and the Biomarker Consortium”
9:45 a.m.
 
Dr. Kari Connolly – “Autoimmune Skin Diseases”
10:45 a.m.
 
Break
11:00 a.m.
 
Dr. Virginia Byers Kraus – “The Role of Innate Immunity and Biomarkers in Osteoarthritis”
12:00 noon
 
Lunch
1:00 p.m.
 
Dr. Maureen Mayes – “Scleroderma: Treatment Options after 16 Years of Clinical Trials”
2:00 p.m.
 
Dr. Judith James – “Are We Ready for Prevention in Rheumatology Yet?"
3:00 p.m.
 
Adjourn


LECTURE TOPICS & PRESENTERS

I. Arthritis Foundation: Leading the Way in Advancing Scientific Discoveries and Seeking Solutions
Arthritis Foundation Scientific Strategy 2015 – 2020
  David Covall, MD
Member, Arthritis Foundation National Board of Directors;
Member, Scientific Discovery Advisory Committee

(click here for bio)



Accelerating Medicines Partnership in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus
  William Mulvihill
Chair Emeritus, Arthritis Foundation National Board of Directors
(click here for bio)




Biomarkers Consortium
  Virginia Byers Kraus, MD, PhD
Member, Arthritis Foundation National Board of Directors;
Member, Scientific Discovery Advisory Committee

(click here for bio)

II. Autoimmune Skin Diseases
  M. Kari Connolly, MD
Professor of Dermatology and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
(click here for bio)

III. Scleroderma: Treatment Options after 16 Years of Clinical Trials
  Maureen D. Mayes, MD, MPH
Professor of Internal Medicine and Elizabeth Bidgood Chair in Rheumatology, Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunogenetics, University of Texas - Houston Medical School
(click here for bio)

IV. Are We Ready for Prevention in Rheumatology Yet?
  Judith James, MD, PhD
Member & Chair, Arthritis & Clinical Immunology, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation;
Associate Vice Provost for Clinical & Translational Science, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center

(click here for bio)

V. Role of Innate Immunity and Biomarkers in Osteoarthritis
  Virginia Byers Kraus, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute, Duke University School of Medicine
(click here for bio)


PLEASE NOTE: The Oklahoma State Medical Association (OSMA) will not be providing accreditation for the Ishmael Lectureship. The OSMA Accreditation Statement was placed in error on the Save the Date email announcement that was shared with possible participants. We apologize to the OSMA and possible participants for this error.The Ishmael Lectureship will be a medical education event for physicians however continuing medical education credits will not be provided at this year’s event.

ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS SEPTEMBER 11, 2015

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For more information about the Ishmael Lectureship, please contact Pam Gill at pgill@arthritis.org

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