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Columns: President's Perspective: New ACR Lupus Initiative Program Helps Identify and Eliminate Bias in Rheumatology Practices
CME series "Conscious and Unconscious Biases in Healthcare: Focus on Lupus" has curriculum and tools to reduce healthcare disparities
From the College: ACR Boosts CME Credit Hours for Advanced Rheumatology Course
Increases affect ARC’s pediatric track, adult track, combined track, and individual modules
Columns: Waiting for The Big One
Wasn’t the 2008 ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting great? Terrific science, record attendance, and a magnificent setting. San Francisco is a glorious place that provides some of the most striking vistas in the world as the bay sparkles against a curtain of dense white fog that is both mysterious and entrancing.
From the College: Study Groups: Where Information and Networking Mix
ACR study groups provide an excellent forum for networking at the ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting and are among the most highly sought-after sessions each year. Although study groups are not eligible for CME credits, they provide an opportunity for the exchange of new ideas and in-depth presentations of information. These groups give attendees the opportunity to discuss cases and share experiences with colleagues who share a common interest in one disease, a group of related disorders, or a specialized...
Columns: Does Secondary Gain Exist?
In this and two subsequent columns, I will discuss the concept of secondary gain as it applies to disability. My goal is to revise a view I long embraced and, indeed, promulgated enthusiastically to students, house officers, and fellows. On many occasions in my teaching clinic, I stated that the concept of secondary gain in disability is misleading if not erroneous because what can be labeled as gain in reality represents loss. Sometimes I was even more dogmatic and said that secondary gain does not exist.
Columns: Cost of a Free Lunch
The ACR’s annual meeting serves many purposes. First and foremost, it is the premier scientific meeting in rheumatology—a chance for those of us in academia to come together in one place to exchange ideas, develop collaborations, and plant the seeds of new investigations. It is also a chance for us to see and be seen, hopefully impress our colleagues with our newest research, and gossip about who is doing what.