How do healthcare providers enable positive outcomes for their pediatric patients while also addressing the disparities in care between patients of different ethnicities, gender and socioeconomic backgrounds? Experts addressed how changes in research and clinical care can improve outcomes for children experiencing healthcare disparities during a session at the 2023 Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium.
Other ACR meetings
Artificial intelligence, social media, mobile apps—different technologies can be used to connect with and benefit rheumatology patients. During a session of the 2023 Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium, Dr. Jonathan Hausmann discussed the use of technology in research to improve patient recruitment and engagement, collect data and more.
The ACR Education Exchange 2023 session titled Updates from the Committee on Rheumatology Training & Workforce Issues provided information on fellows-in-training scholarships, Rheumatology Research Foundation awards & more.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA — Given the intersection between rheumatology and dermatology for many patients with autoimmune diseases, it’s helpful to hear from specialists in both fields regarding disease management strategies.
ORLANDO—Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the past two years have been exciting for rheumatology providers and patients. We’ve seen the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approve new therapies and expand indications for established drugs. At the 2022 ACR Education Exchange, Jeffrey Curtis, MD, MS, MPH, Marguerite Jones Harbert-Gene Ball Endowed professor of medicine, Division of…
Renal biopsy is a valuable tool for the accurate diagnosis and management of patients with kidney involvement due to rheumatic disease. Agnes B. Fogo, MD, shared her expertise on renal pathology and insights into what rheumatologists should know, during a session at the 2022 ACR Education Exchange.
Hip and knee replacements—despite advancement in treatments for rheumatic diseases, some patients will still need to undergo these surgeries. Here are insights into the considerations, costs and complications of total joint arthroplasty.
Pain is more than nociception, and pain management is more than medication. Delia Chiaramonte, MD, provided insights into how rheumatologists can help their patients ease and manage chronic pain.
Using three complicated patient cases, Kenneth G. Saag, MD, MSc, shared his expertise on osteoporosis and walked through his thought process and the literature, during a session of the 2022 ACR Education Exchange.
Constructing a safe space for reporting errors is important & enables medical trainees to grow, making them better learners and scholars, and faculty members and patients to express their concerns. During a session at the 2022 ACR Education Exchange, Karina Torralba, MD, MACM, RhMSUS, provided insights into how to manage the barriers to fostering such a workplace culture.