Mary Kirkland Center for Lupus Care

Mary Kirkland Center for Lupus Care for Professionals

Monthly Conferences for the Healthcare Professional

Once a month, the Mary Kirkland Center for Lupus Care holds a Special Lecture which explores lupus and related disorders. Special lupus nephritis cases are presented during our semi-annual Lupus Nephritis Clinical Pathology Conference. All of these conferences take place on Fridays from 12pm – 1pm. 

Below is a short description of our past presenters and their topics.  We encourage physicians and research staff to attend. If you would like to inquire about upcoming lectures, feel free to contact us at SLEAPSCenter@hss.edu.

2013

January 18: “Two SLE Patients with Severe Pleurisy: Similar presentations, Different Causes. “  Presentation by Caroline Gulati MD, Michael Satlin MD, and Kyriakos A. Kirou, MD.  Location: Main Hospital, 2nd Floor Conference Room A.

February 15: “Cutaneous Lupus: Beyond the Malar Rash.”  Presentation by Joanna Harp, MD. Location: Main Hospital, 2nd Floor Conference Room A.

March 15: “Identifying the Psychosocial Impact of Living with SLE.”  Presentation by Nancy Beckerman, DSW and Charles Auerbach, PhD. Location: Main Hospital, 2nd Floor Conference Room A.

April 19: “The Latest in Lipids.” Presentation by Merle Myerson, MD.  Location: Main Hospital, 8th Floor Boardroom.

July 19: “Abstracts from the European League against Rheumatism (EULAR) 2013.” Presentation by: Joseph Markenson, MD.  Location: Main Hospital. 2nd floor Conference Room A.

June 28: “Lupus Nephritis CPC: A Young Man with Refractory to Treatment Membranous Lupus Nephritis.” Presentation by Kyriakos Kirou, MD, Surya V. Seshan, MD, James Chavalier, MD and Mariam Chung, MD.  Location: Main Hospital 6th Floor Conference Room, 651.

August: Summer Break

September 13: "Overlap Syndromes: Lupus and Beyond." Presentation by: Stephen DiMartino, MD, PhD. Location: Main Hospital. 8th Floor Boardroom.

October 18: “Connective Tissue Disease Associated Interstitial Lung Disease.” Presentation by Robert Kaner, MD.  Location: 8th Floor Boardroom.

November 8: “2013 ACR ARHP SLE/APS/SSc/Vasculitis Abstract Presentations.”  Presented by HSS Adult Rheumatology Fellows.  Location: 8th Floor Boardroom.

December 13: “Lupus Nephritis Clinical Pathology Conference: When your patient with lupus nephritis gets rapidly worse. Review your kidney biopsy for the answer.”  Presented by Dr. Kyriakos Kirou, MD, Surya V. Seshan, MD, James Chevalier, MD, and Mariam Chung, MD.  Location: Main Hospital 6th Floor Conference Room, 651. 

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