The inaugural Rheumatology Fellows' Meeting is modeled after NPF’s highly successful and longest-running educational program, the Residents’ Meeting, and is a one-and-a-half-day program that focuses on educating rheumatology fellows about recent advances in treatments and the management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. The 2023 Rheumatology Fellows Meeting will be held in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, October 7, and Sunday, October 8, and will include joint sessions with dermatology residents as well as breakout sessions specifically for rheumatology fellows.
What you can expect:
- A one-and-a-half-day program providing a comprehensive psoriatic disease curriculum for rheumatology fellows
- Evidence-based sessions presented by expert leaders in the field of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis
- Detailed overview of the clinical, medical, psychosocial, and economic impact of psoriatic disease and its management
- Review of recent advances in the treatment of psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and its associated comorbid disease states
- Explore the diagnosis and management of psoriatic disease in skin of color and special patient populations
- Examine strategies to alleviate the cost and barriers associated with psoriatic disease treatment options
- Opportunities for fellows to network with each other, industry partners, and leading academic dermatologists and rheumatologists from various practice settings across the U.S.
The Chairs for this first-ever NPF Rheumatology Fellows Meeting are Alice B Gottlieb, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director, Beth Israel Dermatology, Kimberly and Eric J. Waldman Department of Dermatology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Joseph F. Merola, M.D., MMSc, FAAD, Vice Chair, Clinical Trials and Innovation, Department of Dermatology, Director, Clinical Unit for Research Innovation and Trials (CUReIT), Director, Center for Skin and Related Musculoskeletal Diseases, Associate Program Director, Harvard Combined Internal Medicine-Dermatology Residency Training Program, and Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School.