CONTACT INFORMATION

 
 

Cleveland Clinic
2012 Sarcoidosis Patient Conference: 

Friday, October 5, 2012

InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center
Cleveland, Ohio

 

THIS CONFERENCE IS FULL &
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

On Site Registration Will Not Be Accepted.

Thursday, October 4
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

We have designated the hotel lobby as an area for registered attendees to meet and greet other patients and their families


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Overview

The Cleveland Clinic, in conjunction with the 2012 World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other
Granulomatous Diseases North America meeting, is sponsoring a conference on issues faced
by patients with sarcoidosis.The objective of this course is to share recent advances regarding
the cause of sarcoidosis, approaches to treatment, and the extrapulmonary manifestations of the
disease.

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Target Audience

This activity is directed toward patients with sarcoidosis, their family members, and other
individuals with an interest in the disease.

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Faculty

Joseph Barney, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Edward Chen, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Elliott Crouser, MD
Wexner Medical Center
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Daniel Culver, DO
Department of Pulmonary, Allergy,
and Critical Care Medicine
Respiratory Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Clevlenad, OH

Chad Deal, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Jeffrey Gelfand, MD
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Nabeel Hamzeh, MD
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Elske Hoitsma, MD, PhD
Diaconessenhuis, Leiden
Leiden, The Netherlands

Isham Huizar, MD
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Marc Judson, MD
Albany Medical Center
Charleston, SC

Laura Koth, MD
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Craig Lipset
Pfizer
New York, NY

Careen Lowder, MD, PhD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Elyse Lower, MD
University of Cincinnati School of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH

Manu Mathews, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Joseph Parambil, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Karla Pearson, PA-C
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Debasis Sahoo, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH


Dominique Valeyre, MD
University of Paris Nord
Paris Nord, France

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Agenda

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2012
7:30 am Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome
Joseph Parambil, MD
8:40 am What Causes Sarcoidosis?
Laura Koth, MD
9:10 am What Are the Newest Insights About Sarcoidosis?
Edward Chen, MD
9:40 am Decision To Treat Sarcoidosis
Debasis Sahoo, MD
10:10 am Refreshment Break
10:45 am Fatigue in Sarcoidosis
Elyse Lower, MD
11:05 am Patient-Centered Approach
Marc Judson, MD
11:25 am How To Be Empowered
Karla Pearson, PA-C
11:45 am Ask the Experts
Joseph Parambil, MD; Isham Huizar, MD; and Elliott Crouser, MD
12:45pm Lunch
  Breakout Sessions
  SESSION A
SESSION B
SESSION C
2:15 pm Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Nabeel Hamzeh, MD
Ocular Sarcoidosis
Careen Lowder, MD, PhD
Strategies for Pain and Depression
Manu Mathews, MD
3:00 pm Neurologic Sarcoidosis 
Jeffrey Gelfand, MD
Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Dominique Valeyre, MD
Shortness of Breath in Sarcoidosis: How to Evaluate It and What to do About It
Daniel Culver, DO
3:45 pm Immunosuppressives
Joseph Barney, MD
Neurologic Sarcoidosis
Elske Hoitsma, MD, PhD
Questions and Answers about Bone Health and Vitamin D
Chad Deal, MD
4:30 pm Getting Involved
Craig Lipset
4:50 pm Adjourn

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Location

InterContinental Hotel and Bank of America Conference Center
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: 216.707.4100 or 877.707.8999


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Hotel Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the InterContinental Hotel for a special rate of $189 single/double (plus tax) and at the InterContinental Suite Hotel located at 8800 Euclid Avenue for a special rate of $159 single/double (plus tax). The Suites Hotel is within walking distance to the InterContinental Hotel and Bank of America Conference Center.  To obtain these special rates, you must make your reservation by 5:00 pm ET on September 3, 2012. To make your reservations, contact the Hotel Reservations Department at 216.707.4100 or 877.707.8999. Please identify yourself as being with the Cleveland Clinic Sarcoidosis Course and refer to the following booking codes:

The InterContinental Hotel is UF1
The InterContinental Suites Hotel is UGL

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Ground Transportation

Taxi service is available from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to the InterContinental Hotel and Bank of America Conference Center.

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Information

For further information about this course, contact the Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education at:

Local: 216.448.0770       Toll Free: 800.238.6750

Web Address: www.ccfcme.org/Sarcoidosis12

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Registration and Cancellation

Preregistrations are accepted until 4:00 pm ET October 1, 2012.  Please register on-site after this date.  In case of cancellation, a full refund will be made if canceled by September 21, 2012. After September 21, 2012, no refunds will be issued. Written notification of your cancellation is required to process your refund. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER OCTOBER 31, 2012.

For questions about registration, please call 216.448.0777 or email us at cmeregistration@ccf.org

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Parking

Parking is available in the East 100th St/Carnegie Ave Visitor's Parking Garage at prevailing rates. Valet parking is available at the hotel for an additional charge.

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Americans with Disabilities Act

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If you need assistance, please notify us at least two weeks prior to the activity. 

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Online Registration/Fees

 

Registration for this conference is now closed.
If you have any questions please call 800.238.6750.

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