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Advances in Rheumatology: What have we learned?
"Highlights from EULAR meeting" [see below for *CME joint providership and designation statement)

July 23, 2016 (Saturday) 10AM - 12PM (Pre and Post-Conference 8:30AM-9:30AM; 12:30PM -2:30PM)
Venue: Double Tree by Hilton
(near San Francisco International Airport)
835 Airport Blvd, Burlingame, CA 94010   Hotel Tel: 650-344-5500
**Discount hotel stay available, please call 1-800-222-8733 and give the discount code “P10” (P-Ten) 10% off on current available
booking price). Note: This code is Not valid on any online booking sites.


TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians and allied health care professionals specializing in rheumatology.


OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this activity participants should be able to:
1. Review basic science as it relates to the pathophysiology of rheumatic diseases
2. Assess the data on current treatment modalities as well as novel therapies in development for rheumatic diseases
3. Summarize the importance of individualizing therapy for patients with rheumatic diseases



FACULTY: Arthur F. Kavanaugh, MD        
Director, Center for Innovative Therapy, Professor of Medicine,        
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology,  
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, California



AGENDA:
7:30AM – 8:30AM:  Breakfast / Exhibit / Registration

8:30AM – 9:30AM  Pre-conference Topic: (Non-CME event)
             Knowing Your Practice Options: Benefits of Merging, Buying, Selling etc.

9:30AM – 10AM:  Break / Exhibit
10:00AM – 12PM:  Advances in Rheumatology (*CME event) by Arthur Kavanaugh MD

12PM – 1:00PM:   Lunch / Exhibit / Networking

Post-Conference Topic: (Non-CME event)
12:30pm - 1:30pm: Debunking the Myths of Asset Protection and Estate Planning

1:30pm - 2:30pm:  BofA-ML Research on The Election and The Economy -and- Wealth Planning
    - Hins Teoh, CFP® Assistant Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor. Senior Portfolio Advisor, Merrill Lynch
                                       - Melanie Dunn Hartenfels, CFP®, CFS®, Regional Vice President, JACKSON National Life Distributors LLC




* CME event info:
Joint Provider Statement






Designation Statement
The University of Louisville Office of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of
2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.





EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES:  We welcome the support of this activity in the form of educational grants or exhibitor fees. Exhibitor fees ranges from $2000 to
$3000 and include a shared or one tabletop exhibit AND one or two complimentary registrations. As an exhibitor or supporter, your company will be
acknowledged on the program website and in handout materials. Your company will have a 6’ table in the exhibit room (separate from the lecture hall) to
display your company’s brochures or information during the designated exhibit time. Your company representative(s) can also participate in the featured
presentations, and attend both the breakfast & lunch networking events. [*We follow the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support].

The event flyer will be mailed out to over 250 rheumatologist/ rheumatology nurses around Northern California.
We anticipate 40-50 participants for this conference.
Registration Link
for both CME & pre-post
conference event

Please register
by 7/14/2016
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University
of Louisville and ARA Consultants. The University of Louisville is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing
education for physicians.
Event Flyer (1 page PDF)