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RWCS Meeting Begins Today

The 11th annual meeting of the Rheumatology Winter Clinical Symposium (RWCS) begins today (2/7) and runs through Saturday (2/10) and features a premiere faculty delivering state-of-the-art lectures.

RheumNow will be covering this meeting with an active Twitter feed from @rheumnow and Dr. Rachel Tate (@uptotate). Video summaries from the faculty will be posted on RheumNow.com, YouTube and on the R-W-C-S.com websites. Lastly, watch for featured daily podcasts from each day’s presenters.

Lectures will include updates in rheumatoid arthritis, novel therapies, psoriatic arthritis, spondyloarthritis, dermatology, lupus, scleroderma and gout.  Novel lectures on telemedicine, biostatistics, outcome measures, pediatric rheumatology   emergency medicine and rheumatology. The RWCS teaching award recipient in 2018 is Dr. Bevra Hahn from UCLA who will lecture on " Accelerated athersosclerosis in rheumatic diseases" and "SLE: past, present, and future".

Other faculty for this program include Drs. Artie Kavanaugh, Eric Ruderman, Mark Genovese, Marty Bergman, Jack Cush, Orrin Troum, Alvin Wells, George Martin, Leslie Bilello, Anne Stevens and Uma Mahadevan.

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The author has no conflicts of interest to disclose related to this subject

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