Residents’ Pre-Course 2018-11-26T16:38:01+00:00

Residents’ Pre-Course

Open to Rheumatology Residents, Other Residents, Post Docs, Medical Students and Summer Students (content is directed to the rheumatology resident level)

All rheumatology residents supported by the CRA must attend this pre-course to receive their travel bursary.

Co-Chairs : Shahin Jamal, Dharini Mahendira
Committee members:  Kathy Cui, Carly Hewson, Claire LeBlanc

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

07:00 – 07:50 Breakfast and Introductions
07:50 – 08:10 Welcome from the CRA
Vandana Ahluwalia
08:10 – 09:00 Ophthalmologic Screening and Follow-up in Rheumatic Diseases:  When and How? (case based)
Eric Fortin
09:00 – 09:50 Immunology 101:  T Cell Activation and Application in Therapeutics
Nigil Haroon
09:50 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:50 Infectious Disease Update: Immunizations and Tailoring of Treatment Strategies in Context of Infection
Don Vinh
10:50 – 11:45 Radiology:  What to Order and When from RA to Vasculitis
Marco Sampaio (Adult) & Susa Benseler (Peadiatric)
11:45 – 12:15 Lunch
12:15 – 13:00 Plain X-ray Interpretation: Team Based Learning Small Group Activity Marco Sampaio (Adult) & Susa Benseler (Peadiatric)
13:00 – 13:50 Antiphospholipids: Who to Treat and When in Current Clinical Practice (case based)
Michelle Petri
13:50 – 14:05 Break
14:05 – 14:55 Practice Based Pearls:  What to Look for in a Medical Office to Setting Up a Community or Academic Practice
Ron Laxer, Claire Barber & Cory Baillie
14:55 – 15:00 Closing Remarks & Evaluations
Dharini Mahendira