6th Annual Rheumatology Conference

Friday, September 14, 2018
Courtyard Marriott • Columbia, MO

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Purpose:
The purpose of this symposium is to provide a forum for updating health professionals interested in the treatment of rheumatologic diseases, increase awareness of rheumatologic diseases and provide continuous medical education to the health care community. Health care professionals should be able to identify a regional platform for research collaboration, mutual academic growth and practice improvement.

Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize current updates in rheumatic diseases.
  • Discuss common rheumatic diseases and their treatment.
  • Identify a regional platform for research collaboration, mutual academic growth & practice improvement.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 2:  We are pleased to offer MOC Part 2 points in cooperation with the American Board of Pediatrics.  Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 6 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.


Sponsored by:

University of Missouri School of Medicine
Women’s and Children’s Hospital, University of Missouri Health Care
Department of Child Health, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology
University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing
Continuing Medical Education & Physician Lifelong Learning
University of Missouri Extension

Conference Chair:

Anjali Patwardhan, MD, MRCPCH, MRCPI, MSc, MBA, Director, Pediatric Rheumatology, University of Missouri School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology

Planning Committee:

  • Debbie J. Lowry, Sr LPN, University of Missouri Health Care, Pediatric Nephrology
  • Paula Partridge, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Department of Child Health
  • Thom Pancella, Associate Director, Continuing Medical Education & Physician Lifelong Learning
  • Cynthia Stephens, MS(N), RN, Nurse Planner/Clinical Instructor, MU Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri
  • Adam Tipton, University of Missouri School of Medicine,Continuing Medical Education & Physician Lifelong Learning
  • Patricia Walch, LPN, University of Missouri Health Care, Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology