Program

2024 Annual Meeting Program

The Florida Society of Rheumatology is pleased to announce the upcoming 2024 Annual Meeting, taking place July 11-14, 2024 at the Loews Sapphire Falls Universal in Orlando, Florida.

This four-day gathering will bring together rheumatologists from Florida and neighboring states, providing an exceptional opportunity for networking and professional growth.

FSR Annual Meeting Clinical Agenda

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2024

2:00-5:00 pm
Registration Opens Caribbean Foyer

THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2024

7:00 am-5:00 pm
Registration Opens Caribbean Foyer

7:00-8:00 am
Breakfast Grand Foyer

8:00-8:05 am
Welcome Remarks and Pre-Test

8:05-9:05 am
Diagnosis of SSc and Screening for Internal Organs 
Maureen D. Mayes, MD MPH, UT Health Houston

9:05-10:05 am
Management of Skin and Internal Organ (minus ILD) 
Laura Hummers, MD ScM, Johns Hopkins Medical

10:05-10:30 am
Refreshment Break Grand Foyer

10:30-11:30 am
Management of Vascular Complications- RP, DU, Renal Crisis
Tracy Frech, MD MSCI, Vanderbilt University

11:30-12:30 pm
Screening and Management of PAH/PH-ILD
Virginia Steen, MD, Georgetown University

12:30-1:30 pm
Networking Lunch Grand Foyer

1:30-2:30 pm
Update to Diagnosis and Management of ILD
Dinesh Khanna, MD MSc, University of Michigan

2:30-3:30 pm
Scleroderma Mimickers 
Richard Silver, MD, Medical University of South Carolina

3:30-4:00 pm
Open Panel

4:00 – 5:30 pm
Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2024

7:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration Opens Caribbean Foyer

7:00-8:00 am
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

8:00-8:10 am
Opening Remarks and Pre-Test

8:10-9:10 am
IDS
Daniel Kastner, MD PhD, National Institutes for Health

9:10-10:10 am
Emerging Therapies in SSc
Dinesh Khanna, MD MSc, University of Michigan

10:10-10:30 am
Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall

10:30-11:30 am
Update on Renal Lupus
Michelle Petri, MD MPH, Johns Hopkins Medicine

11:30-12:30 pm
Behcet syndrome: A 2024 Update
Yusuf Yazici, MD, NYU Langone

12:30-1:30 pm
Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:30-2:30 pm
Myositis
Rohit Aggarwal, MD MS, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

2:30-3:30 pm
The Challenges of JAK Inhibition: From Clinical Trials to Patient-Centered Practice 
Peter C. Taylor, MA PhD FRCP, University of Oxford

3:30-3:40 pm
Closing Remarks

4:00 – 6:00 pm
Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall

SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2024

7:00 am-1:00 pm
Registration Opens Caribbean Foyer

7:00-8:00 am
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

8:00-8:10 am
Opening Remarks

8:10-9:10 am
Management Options in Difficult to Treat RA
Peter C. Taylor, MA PhD FRCP, University of Oxford

9:10-10:10 am
Update on Non-Renal Lupus 
Michelle Petri, MD MPH, Johns Hopkins Medicine

10:10-11:00 am
Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall

11:00-12:00 pm
IMD
Daniel Kastner, MD PhD, National Institutes for Health

12:00-1:00 pm
Rashes in Rheumatology
Katharina Shaw, MD, University of Pennsylvania Health

1:00-2:30 pm
Annual Business Meeting & Lunch

1:00-2:00 pm
Fellows Luncheon 
Hosted by Shazia Bég MD FACR
University of Central Florida

SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2024

7:30-10:00 am
Registration Opens Caribbean Foyer

8:00-8:05 am
Opening Remarks

8:10-9:15 am
Oral Poster Presentation and “Thieves Market” 
Moderated by
Vikas Majithia, MBBS MPH, Mayo Clinic Florida
Schartess Culpepper Pace, MD University of Miami MedicineGrand Caribbean 7

9:15-10:30 am
Posters / Awards / Brunch
Grand Caribbean 6

10:30-11:45 am
Coding/Billing Update
Jean Acevedo, LHRM, CPC, CHC, CENTC, AAPC Fellow
Acevedo Consulting

11:45-12:00 pm
Post-Test


Practice Manager Agenda

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Friday, July 12, 2024

7:00-8:00 am
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

8:00-8:15 am
Welcome

8:15-9:20 am
Getting To It: Accomplishing the Important, Handling the Urgent, and Removing the Unnecessary
Todd Musig

9:20-10:30 am
Employment Law: What Will Get You Sued in 2024
David Miklas, Esq.

10:30-11:00 am
Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall

11:00-12:25 pm
Roundtable Discussions 
Jean Acevedo, LHRM, CPC, CHC, CENTC, FAAPC; Meredith Hirsh, MBA, FACMPE, and Marie Lara, CMPM

12:25-12:45 pm
Hot Topics led by the Planning Committee

12:45 – 1:45 pm
Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

1:45 – 3:00 pm
Be an Impactful Healthcare Advocate
Meredith Hirsh, MBA, FACMPE

4:00 – 5:00 pm
Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall

5:00 – 6:00
Legislative and Sponsor Cocktail Reception Grand Foyer

Saturday, July 13, 2024

7:00-8:00 am
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

8:00-9:00 am
Get Off the Turnover Treadmill: Building A Work Environment That Retains Good Employees
Jay Salliotte, MBA

9:00-10:00 am
Conflict Resolution: How Not to Get Arrested!
Rachael Feuer, ARNP, DNP

10:00-10:30 am
Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall

10:30–11:30 am
PAC and Advocacy
Toni Large (with PM attendees of Capital Day)

11:30-12:30 pm
Coding Update for 2024
Jean Acevedo, LHRM, CPC, CHC, CENTC, FAAPC

12:30-1:45 pm
Lunch and Prize Drawing

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