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SAVE THE DATE - JUNE 29th, 2018

2018 Update on Juvenile Myositis Care and Research

(5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™)

Presented by Cure JM Foundation & GWU Myositis Center Division of Rheumatology. Open to physicians and the medical community with a special focus on those in pediatrics, rheumatology, dermatology, and neurology.

This CME activity, including breakfast and lunch, is FREE, but registration is required.

Registration details coming soon.

George Washington Universiaty Medical Faculty Associates SealDate and Time

Friday, June 29th, 2018
Breakfast and Check In: 7:30am – 8:00am
Main Program including Lunch: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Location

School of Medicine and Health Sciences
The George Washington University
2300 I St NW, Washington, DC 20052

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify best practices in diagnosing and treating Juvenile Myositis (JM) patients.
  2. Apply latest developments in myositis research to clinical care.
  3. Examine specialized management issues relevant to JM patients.
  4. Discuss JM case studies to make treatment plans to optimize care

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Cure JM Foundation. The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician CME Credit

Live Course Credit

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Program Schedule

7:30am

Registration and Breakfast

8:00am

Welcome & Overview of GWU Myositis Center

James Minow, Executive Director, Cure JM Foundation

Rodolfo Curiel, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at George Washington University
Director, George Washington University Myositis Center

8:15am

Juvenile Myositis Pathogenesis & Pathophysiology

Kanneboyina Nagaraju, DVM, MVSc, PhD, Cure JM Foundation Medical Advisory Board Member, Founding Chair and Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Binghamton University, State University of NY

8:45am

Juvenile Myositis Phenotypes as Predictors of Response to Treatment

Ann Reed, MD, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine

9:15am

Juvenile Myositis Complications and Clues

Lauren M. Pachman MD, Cure JM Foundation Medical Advisory Board Member, Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Director, Cure JM Program of Excellence in JM Care and Research

9:45am

Refreshments & Networking Break

10:15am

New Myositis Autoantibodies and Immune Mediated Necrotizing Myopathy in Juvenile Myositis

Andy Mammen, MD, PhD, Muscle Disease Unit Leader in the Laboratory of Muscle Stem Cells and Gene Regulation, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health

10:45am

Exercise for Juvenile Myositis Patients

Brian Feldman, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, and the DLSPH University of Toronto Head, Division of Rheumatology SickKids

11:15am

Lunch Break

Noon

Grand Rounds – Juvenile Myositis Basics

Lisa Rider, MD, Deputy Chief of the Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health

1:00pm

Refreshments & Networking Break

1:30pm

Skin Disease in Juvenile Myositis: Assessment, Sun Protection, & Treatment

Susan Kim, MD, MMSc, Associate Professor, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco Department of Pediatrics

2:00pm

Calcinosis: Assessment & Treatment

Adam Schiffenbauer, MD, Staff Clinician, Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health

2:30pm

Mental Health Needs of JM Patients & Potential Interventions

Andrea Knight, MD, MSCE, Attending, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

3:00pm

Refreshments & Networking Break

3:30pm

Case Studies

Moderated by Rodolfo Curiel, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at George Washington University
Director, George Washington University Myositis Center

4:15pm

Closing Remarks

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Registration details coming soon.

Also Announcing Cure JM's Family Conference

You (and your JM patient families) are also welcome to attend Cure JM’s Family Conference at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, VA from June 29, 2018 to July 1, 2018.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

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