ACR State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium

Join the ACR in Chicago April 13–15 for the 2007 State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium. The symposium will start with a focus on lupus with presentations on pathophysiology, trial metrics, and a review of recently completed clinical trials. Saturday afternoon will include an update on several diseases including Sjögren’s syndrome, fibromyalgia, pediatric vasculitis, and myositis. Following RA presentations Sunday morning, the symposium will conclude with the always-popular “Year in Review” presentation.

Back by popular demand are ACR workshops , which will be offered during two convenient time slots. This is your opportunity to interact with experts in a small group setting. New this year: We will utilize interactive technology during several presentations to help you evaluate your medical knowledge throughout the meeting.

To start the weekend off right, register to attend the pre-conference practice management course, “Making Your Office Run Like Clockwork” on Friday, April 13. (See “Symposium Spotlight,” below)

For more information or to register, please visit www.rheumatology.org.

Symposium Spotlight: CORC Practice Management Course

This year’s practice management course will focus on an essential topic: “Making Your Office Run Like Clockwork.” With a growing number of changes in the healthcare industry, one way physicians and their ancillary staff can maintain an edge is by improving the daily management of their practices.

Join leading healthcare consultants and other healthcare professionals on Friday, April 13, at the Renaissance Hotel in Chicago for presentations on running your practice more efficiently, Medicare tips, buying malpractice insurance, keeping staff up-to-date, using health professionals effectively, and more.

This course is a must-attend for any new or established practicing rheumatologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, fellows-in-training, or practice administrators or managers.

For additional information, visit www.rheumatology.org or contact Antanya Chung, senior specialist, practice management, at (404) 633-3777, ext. 818, or achung@rheumatology.org.

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