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Saturday, February 26, 2022

All times listed in Eastern Time
7:15 am
Morning Satellite Presentation
8:00 am
Live Stream Opens
8:25 am
Welcome & Introductions
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO, Course Director
Cassandra Calabrese, DO, Course Co-Director

Rheumatic Diseases and COVID-19
Moderator – Leonard Calabrese, DO

8:30 am
COVID-19 at two years: politics, science and challenges
Leonard Calabrese, DO
8:50 am
Disease related factors and the risk of infection acquisition and disease progression
Richard Conway, MB, PhD
9:10 am
COVID-19 and the risks from immunomodulatory therapies
Zachary Wallace, MD, MS
9:30 am
Panel Discussion and Q&A
Leonard Calabrese, DO; Richard Conway, MB, PhD; and Zachary Wallace, MD, MS
9:50 am
Exhibit Break and Yoga Break

COVID-19 Autoimmunity, Prevention and Management
Moderator – Leonard Calabrese, DO

10:10 am
Autoimmunity and COVID-19 – the new horizon
Jason Knight, MD, PhD
10:40 am
Vaccine response in IMIDS - challenges and strategies
Alfred Kim, MD, PhD
11:10 am
Breakthrough COVID in IMIDS
Jeffrey Sparks, MD, MMSc
11:30 am
Long COVID – what do we know and what should we do?
Leonard Calabrese, DO
11:50 am
Panel Discussion and Q&A
Leonard Calabrese, DO; Jason Knight, MD, PhD; Alfred Kim, MD, PhD; and Jeffrey Sparks, MD, MMSc
12:15 pm
Adjourn to lunch satellite

Managing COVID-19 in IMIDS Patients
Moderator – Cassandra Calabrese, DO

1:00 pm
Principles of outpatient management “when IMID patient calls with possible COVID”
Cassandra Calabrese, DO
1:25 pm
In-patient use of immunomodulatory therapies in COVID-19: anti-cytokine antibodies, targeted synthetic DMARDS and novel therapies
Puja Mehta, MD
1:50 pm
JAK inhibitors in the COVID era – assessing risks and benefits
Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH
2:10 pm
Panel Discussion and Q&A
Cassandra Calabrese, DO, and Puja Mehta, MD
2:35 pm
Exhibit Break

COVID Round-up in Other IMIDS – Special Considerations
Moderators – Leonard Calabrese, DO, and Cassandra Calabrese, DO

3:00 pm
IBD and COVID-19
Ryan Ungaro, MD, MS
3:20 pm
Multiple Sclerosis and COVID-19
Brandon Moss, MD
3:40 pm
Dermatologic disorders and COVID-19
Joel Gelfand, MD, MSCE
4:00 pm
Panel Discussion and Q&A
Leonard Calabrese, DO; Cassandra Calabrese, DO; Ryan Ungaro, MD, MS; Brandon Moss, MD and Joel Gelfand, MD, MSCE
4:20 pm
RJ Fasenmyer Center for Clinical immunology Annual Lectureship:
Understanding immunity and immune memory to SARS-CoV-2 and the potential of broad coronavirus vaccines

Shane Crotty, PhD
4:50 pm
Question & Answer Session
Shane Crotty, PhD; Leonard Calabrese, DO; and Cassandra Calabrese, DO
5:15 pm

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