2022 Conference Info

North Carolina Rheumatology Association – Annual Conference
March 19 & 20, 2022
Washington Duke Inn

2022 Conference Info

The NCRA provides its members with an annual state-of-the-art educational experience right here in North Carolina. In addition to being a fully accredited CME & MOC opportunity, the meeting also provides members an opportunity to network and discuss concerns affecting their practice and profession.

Sanctioned Events

During the weekend of the conference, sanctioned events will also be offered. There will be three to choose from on Friday and three on Saturday. Attendance is optional for all sanctioned events.

Friday, March 18: AbbVie

Defy Expectations: Clinical Review of a Now-Approved Therapy to Challenge Treatment Goals for TNFi-IR Patients with active Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)
Kristi Mizelle, MD, MPH

Invitation

Vista Restaurant
Washington Duke Inn
7:00pm

RSVP: Jessica Williams at (803) 367-3736  or (704) 231-5532

Saturday, March 19: Amgen

The Patient Journey in PsA: Treatment Approaches and Administration Options 
Dr. Silvia Ross, MD
Invitation

Nana Steak
Private Dining Room
345 Blackwell St at Vivian Street
Durham, NC
27701
6:30 pm

RSVP: Dana Hiner at (252)269-3555 or dhiner@amgen.com

Friday March 18: GSK 

Join Us for an Expert Exchange: Advances in Treatment for Patients with Lupus or Lupus Nephritis
Dr. William Pendergraft MD and Dr. Mary Ann Dooley MD

Invitation

Nana Steak
345 Blackwell St
Durham, NC 27701
7:00pm

RSVP: Stephen Holland at (336)354-2325

Saturday, March 19: Aurinia Pharma

Improving Outcomes in Lupus Nephritis
Anne Winkler, MD, PhD

Forest Room
Washington Duke Inn
6:30pm

 RSVP: Christian Harriott (301) 543.9820

Friday, March 18: Sanofi

The Role of IL-6 in RA
Cassandra Calabrese, DO

Invitation

Nana Steak
345 Blackwell St
Durham, NC 27701
7:00pm

 

 

Saturday, March 19: Pfizer

Review of the Clinical Program for an Approved JAK Inhibitor in Patients with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dr Anthony Turkiewicz

Invitation

Duke University Room
Washington Duke Inn
6:30pm

RSVP: Jenny Prichard 919-796-0607

Conference Details –

Saturday, March 18

5pm Registration

5pm – 7pm Exhibitor Setup

Sanctioned events will be held after registration

Saturday, March 19

7am breakfast in the exhibit hall
8am Sessions begin
Sessions end at 5:00pm
5:15pm Reception

Sanction events will be held after the reception.

Sunday, March 20

7am breakfast in the exhibit hall
8am Sessions begin
Sessions end at 12:30pm

Conference Fees

NC Practicing Physician NCRA Member: $150

NC Practicing APP NCRA Member: $75

NC Fellow: no charge

Non-practicing NC physician: $350

MSL: $375

Out of State Physician: $350

Conference Brochure available here.

Conference Registration available here.

 

In support of improving patient care, VCU Health Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

VCU Health Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

VCU Health Continuing Education has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 10.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

VCU Health Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certificates of participation are provided to attendees not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

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