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.
February 10: Lupus & APS COE Grant Funded Projects. Presented by David Fernandez, MD, PhD, Shanthini Kasturi, MD, and Kai Sun, MD
March 17: Giant Cell Arteritis. Presented by Robert Spiera, MD
April 28: Lupus Nephritis Clinical Pathology Conference: Two Unusual Cases of Lupus Nephritis. Presented by Karim Ladak, MD, Kyriakos Kirou, MD and Surya Seshan, MBBS
May 19: Cutaneous Lupus and its Mimickers. Presented by Julie Zang, MD, PhD
June 23: Unravelling the Antiphospholipid Syndrome Enigma. Presented by Jacob Rand, MD
October 21: “Systemic Sclerosis: Overview and Management." Presented by Jessica Gordon, MD
September 30: “Therapy of Systemic Sclerosis: Is “Disease Modification” Possible? " Presented by Robert Spiera, MD
June 17: “Two Interesting Cases of Lupus Nephritis.” Presented by Kyriakos Kirou, MD, Kai Sun, MD, and Surya Seshan, MD
June 15: “Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and the Lung.” Presented by Robert Kaner, MD
May 20: “Updates in Thrombocytopenia: Relevance to APS and SLE Patients.” Presented by James B. Bussel, MD
April 29: “Various Ocular Findings in Lupus Eye Disease.” Presented by Sarju Patel, MD
March 25: “Measuring Outcomes in Lupus from the Patient's Perspective: PROMIS in SLE.” Presented by Shanthini Kasturi, MD
February 19: “Treatment Strategies for Cutaneous Lupus.” Presented by Joanna Harp, MD
January 15: “Peripheral Neuropathies Associated with SLE and Related Diseases.” Presented by Pantelis Pavlakis, MD