A Window into Healthcare Disparities – The Rheumatology Perspective

 

Agenda

9:00 – 9:30am
Registration / Continental Breakfast / Exhibits

9:30 – 9:50
Welcome and Opening remarks

9:50 – 10:30
Healthcare Disparities in Rochester
Speaker: Albert Blankley, MS

10:30 – 11:10
Understanding and Starting to Address Disparities in Rheumatoid arthritis and Lupus Care and Outcomes
Speaker: Candace Feldman, MD, ScD

11:10 – 11:25 Break & Exhibits

11:25am – 12:05pm
The Immunology behind Disparities in Rheumatic Disease Outcomes
Speaker: Jennifer Anolik, MD, PhD

12:05 – 12:30
Panel discussion

12:30 – 1:20
Lunch & Exhibits

1:20 – 2:00
“We Get Sick and Heal in Our Community” – Cultural Considerations in the Effort to Address Disparities and Improve Health Equity.
Speaker: Nancy Shelton, MA

2:00 – 2:40
Challenges to developing program to overcome healthcare disparities in academic centers.
Speaker: Jim Oates, MD

2:40 – 3:20pm
A model to overcome health disparities in rheumatology: IQ-LUPUS and beyond
Speaker: Allen Anandarajah, MD, MS

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