Meeting

Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium

Date:

May 19 - 22, 2021

Location:

Virtual

Program Information

CME: 31.75    MOC: 31.75

This unique symposium will provide you with the most up-to-date, practical clinical information and basic science knowledge on the diagnosis and management of pediatric patients with rheumatic diseases and immune disorders.

Target Audience
Rheumatologists, physicians and other healthcare providers who care for pediatric patients with rheumatic diseases, clinical investigators, physician-scientists and those interested or engaged in research in the field of pediatric rheumatic diseases.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the most up-to-date clinical information on the diagnosis and management of pediatric patients with rheumatic and immunologic disorders
  • Describe the most current information regarding the pathophysiology underlying pediatric rheumatic disorders

Program Schedule

Registration Fees

Registration fees are available until 4:00 PM ET on the dates below. View full registration fee details.

ACR Member

Early Bird (ends May 12)
Member - $335
Fellow in Training - $250
Master/Emeritus - $250
Resident/Medical Student/Student - $250
Developing Countries - $50

Regular (after May 12)
Member - $435
Fellow in Training - $325
Master/Emeritus - $325
Resident/Medical Student/Student - $325
Developing Countries - $75

ARP Member

Early Bird (ends May 12)
Member - $335
Emeritus - $250
Resident/Student - $250
Developing Countries - $50

Regular (after May 12)
Member - $435
Emeritus - $325
Resident/Student - $325
Developing Countries - $75

Nonmember

Early Bird (ends May 12)
ACR/ARP Nonmember - $440
Fellow in Training - $295*
Resident/Medical Student/Student - $335*
Developing Countries - $75**

Regular (after May 12)
ACR/ARP Nonmember - $570
Fellow in Training - $385*
Resident/Medical Student/Student - $435*
Developing Countries - $100**

*Non-Member Fellows-in-Training, Residents and Students:
This category includes physicians enrolled in or who have completed a training program in rheumatology or a related field within the past year, individuals enrolled in a residency program who are interested in rheumatology as a subspecialty, students enrolled in a graduate-level educational program in medicine or a related field, or students enrolled in a health professional program leading to a baccalaureate or graduate degree. To be eligible for reduced fees, non-members must include a letter from their program director, chief of service, or faculty advisor.

**Non-Members from Developing Countries:
To be eligible for reduced fees, non-members from countries with low-income and lower-middle-income economies, as determined by the World Bank, must provide evidence of work and residence address.

Registration Guidelines

Full payment is due at the time of registration.

Online registrations receive immediate email confirmation. Faxed and mailed registrations will be sent a confirmation within five days of receipt. If you do not receive a confirmation, check your spam/junk folder and then call 800-636-4766 (US and Canada) or 415-979-2265 (international).

Cancellations and Refund Requests

  • Cancellations and refund requests must be received in writing by May 5 at the Registration Support Center or by fax at 415-293-5231. Refunds will not be provided after the cancellation deadline.
  • An administration fee will be deducted: $50 for members; $100 for nonmembers.
  • No-shows will not receive a refund.
  • ACR is not responsible for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by participants in the event of a program or registration cancellation.
  • All refund requests will be processed after the meeting. No refunds will be issued or during the event.
  • Cancelled registrations are nontransferable.

Syllabi

Program syllabi will be available online during the meeting and through September 16, 2021 to registered attendees.

CME and MOC Information

Accreditation Statement
The American College of Rheumatology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ACR designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 31.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

ABP MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn up to 31.75 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Faculty and Disclosures

ACR Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) to ensure that Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities are independent and free of commercial bias. To ensure educational content is objective, balanced, and guarantee content presented is in the best interest of its learners' and the public, the ACR requires that everyone in a position to control educational content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. An ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Examples can be found at accme.org.

Nature of Financial Relationships

Faculty participating in an ACR-sponsored activity must disclose to the planning committee and audience all financial relationships with ineligible companies any financial or other relationship(s) with a ineligible company including, but not limited to:

  1. Advisor or Review Panel member
  2. Consultant
  3. Employee
  4. Officer or Board Member
  5. Grant/Research Support
  6. Speaker/Honoraria includes speakers bureau, symposia, and expert witness
  7. Independent Contractor
  8. Ownership Interest
  9. Royalties
  10. Intellectual Property/Patents
  11. Stock options or bond holdings in a for-profit corporation or self-directed pension plan
  12. Other Financial or Material Support

None: Has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium disclosures coming soon.

Corporate Support

The American College of Rheumatology thanks our corporate supporters and partners for their commitment to advancing rheumatology by supporting ACR and ARP programs and initiatives. See current supporters, guidelines, and benefits of supporting the ACR.

Abstracts

We have made the difficult decision not to accept abstracts for the 2021 meeting. The innovation and collaboration typically showcased in the abstracts program are unparalleled and will be missed. We hope to bring abstracts back to PRSYM in the future.

View 2020 abstracts

Fellow-in-Training Educational Scholarship for PRSYM

ACR fellow-in-training members from ACGME-accredited or RCPSC pediatric or med-peds rheumatology training programs are eligible to receive the FIT scholarship. FIT scholarship recipients will receive complimentary registration to attend the Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium.

Benefits:

  • Complimentary Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium registration

Requirements:

  • Must be an active ACR Fellow-in-Training member by 11:59 pm on April 4.
  • Must be listed as a fellow in training on their programs ACR’s roster (this information is provided to the ACR by program faculty).
  • Must be enrolled an ACGME-accredited or RCPSC pediatric or med-peds rheumatology training program.

Fellows who are eligible for the scholarship by the April 4 deadline will receive an email from rcampbell@rheumatology.org by April 6 with information about the scholarship. For FIT scholarship questions, contact Robin Campbell, rcampbell@rheumatology.org.

Funding for fellows-in-training educational scholarships is made possible in part by support of the American College of Rheumatology Fellows Educational Fund. Scholarships are reportable payments to physicians under the Physicians Payment Sunshine Act.

Press Registration

The American College of Rheumatology welcomes members of the press to write about research presented at our meetings. Complimentary registration is provided to approved members of the press to allow them to attend sessions.

Press registration for this activity is open. All members of the press interested in attending PRSYM 2021 must apply for a press pass by May 12.

View Press Policies and Procedures

Request Press Pass

2020 PRSYM SPOTLIGHT SLIDE DECKS

The Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium (PRSYM) Spotlight Slide Decks feature key highlights from some of the most notable abstracts in select categories accepted for the PRSYM 2020 Symposium. Summarized by the authors, these slides can be used to reinforce learning and/or as a teaching resource to share content with others.

Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects  

Genetics and Pathogenesis  

Quality, Health, and Education Research  

Contact Info / Inquiries

American College of Rheumatology
education@rheumatology.org
404-633-3777, ext. 381

Registration Support Center
800-636-4766 (US & Canada)
415-979-2265 (International)
Fax: 415-293-5231

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