2020 Agenda

Our annual conference is March 20-21, 2020 at the Aleyska Resort

This year we'll be covering a broad spectrum of issues from basic science to patient advocacy and will prove informative for attendees of all disciplines practicing in the field of rheumatology.  Topics include psoriatic arthritis, patient resources and advocacy, gout, rheumatoid arthritis and more!

Friday, March 20, 2020

12:00 - 1:00 - Gout (over lunch); Horizon to present

1:00 - 2:00 - TBD

2:00 - 3:00 - Rheumatoid Arthritis; Abbvie to present

3:00 - 4:00 - Spondyloarthropathy; Novartis to present

4:00 - 5:30 - Vendor registration and setup

(Columbia Ballroom)

5:30 - 6:30 - Registration and Welcome Reception

(Columbia Ballroom)


6:30 - 8:00 - Opening Lecture: TBD

Speaker: TBD


7:45 - Take tram to Seven Glaciers 

       
8:00 - 10:00 - Welcome Dinner at Seven Glaciers

Speaker TBD

 

Saturday, March 21, 2020

7:30 - 8:00 - Breakfast Buffet 


8:00 - 8:45 - Session 1:  American College of Rheumatology Update

Angus Worthing, MD;

Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, PC

 

8:45 - 9:45 - Session 2:  Rheumatology Year in Review 

Arthur Kavanaugh, MD;

UC San Diego


9:45 - 10:30 - Session 3:  Pediatric Rheumatology for the Adult Rheumatologist

Kabita Nanda, MD

Seattle Children's Hospital

 

10:30 - 11:00 - Break/Exhibits

    
11:00 - 12:00 - Session 4: Interpreting Clinical Studies

Martin Bergman, MD


12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch


1:00 - 2:00 - Session 5: JAK Inhibitors

Robert Ettlinger, MD

Community Healthcare of Tacoma


2:00 - 3:00 - Session 6: Vasculitis

Curry Koenig, MD

University of Utah


3:15 - 4:15 - ARA Business Meeting 


5:30 - 7:30 - Dinner Symposium:  Jack Sprat –

Gender Differences in Rheumatic Disease    

Grace Wright, MD

  • All sessions will take place in the Columbia Ballroom.

  • The schedule or order is subject to change.

  • Lectures are not eligible for CME credit.

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Snowscape photograph © 2019 by Kelly Gray

Alaska Rheumatology Alliance 

P.O. Box 231131, Anchorage, Alaska 99523-1131