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Biologic Therapies VIII: The Intersection of Rheumatology and Allied Specialties

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Cleveland Clinic R.J. Fasenmyer Center for Clinical Immunology presents Biologic Therapies VIII: The Intersection of Rheumatology and Allied Specialtiesonline series that provides education on immune-based therapies and addresses cutting-edge translational immunology and the latest data on biologic therapeutics.

In the Biologic Therapies VIII: The Intersection of Rheumatology and Allied Specialties online series, an international, multi-disciplinary faculty of experts focuses on interdisciplinary rheumatology by exploring the interface of rheumatology with disciplines such as infectious disease, gastroenterology, neurology, oncology, dermatology, pulmonology, ophthalmology, and wellness.

Webcasts

Rheumatology – Dermatology

Anthony Fernandez, MD, PhD
Release date: August 9, 2019
Expiration date: August 9, 2021
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialty: Rheumatology, Dermatology
Miguel Regueiro, MD
Release date: August 9, 2019
Expiration date: August 9, 2021
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialty: Rheumatology, Dermatology

Rheumatology – Ophthalmology

Rula Hajj-Ali, MD
Release date: August 9, 2019
Expiration date: August 9, 2021
Estimated Time: 15 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialty: Rheumatology, Ophthalmology

Rheumatology – Pulmonology

Miguel Regueiro, MD
Interdisciplinary Management of irAEs
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
Release date: August 9, 2019
Expiration date: August 9, 2021
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialty: Rheumatology, Ophthalmology

Rheumatology – Oncology

Soumya Chatterjee, MD
Release date: August 9, 2019
Expiration date: August 9, 2021
Estimated Time: 15 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialty: Rheumatology, Ophthalmology

The Scientific Basis of Wellness

Miguel Regueiro, MD
Release date: July 15, 2019
Expiration date:
July 15, 2021
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialty: Rheumatology, Wellness, Gastroenterology

Rheumatology – Neurology

Chester V. Oddis, MD
Myositis Advances in Therapy
Chester V. Oddis, MD
Release date: August 9, 2019
Expiration date: August 9, 2021
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialty: Rheumatology, Neurology
Jeffrey M. Gelfand, MD
Release date: July 25, 2019
Expiration date: July 25, 2021
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialty: Rheumatology, Neurology
Jeffrey M. Gelfand, MD
Release date: July 25, 2019
Expiration date: July 25, 2021
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialty: Rheumatology, Neurology

Rheumatology – Infectious Disease

Miguel Regueiro, MD
Release date: August 9, 2019
Expiration date: August 9, 2021
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialty: Rheumatology, Infectious Disease
Cassandra Calabrese, DO
Release date: July 18, 2019
Expiration date:
July 18, 2021
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialty: Rheumatology, Infectious Disease

Series Learning Objectives

  • Summarize the best practices for the diagnosis and interprofessional management of complex multiorgan rheumatic diseases.

  • Describe recent advances in targeted therapies for rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, spondyloarthropathy, vasculitis, and scleroderma, in terms of treatment efficacy and toxicity.

  • Enhance the effectiveness and minimize the toxicity of targeted therapies with focus on complex cases requiring interdisciplinary care.

  • Cite the most important evidence supporting biologic use for immune-mediated inflammatory diseases and apply that evidence to clinical practice.

  • Describe the advances in the science of wellness practices and the data on its value in clinical practice.

Target Audience

The online series is designed for rheumatologists, dermatologists, gastroenterologists, infectious disease physicians, pulmonologists, neurologists, oncologists, ophthalmologists, internal medicine physicians, and allied health practitioners, including nurse practitioners, nurses, and physician assistants interested in complex multiorgan autoimmune and aautoinflammatory diseases.

Activity Director

Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
R.J. Fasenmyer Chair of Clinical Immunology
Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

M. Elaine Husni, MD, MPH
Director, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Treatment Center
Vice Chair, Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH