Meeting

State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium

Date:

March 27 - 29, 2020

Location:

New Orleans, LA

Program Information

CME: 20.75    MOC: 20.75

The in-person portion of the 2020 State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium has been canceled.

The in-person portion of the 2020 State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium in New Orleans, including the FIT Program and E/M Documentation Course pre-symposium activities, has been canceled due to growing concerns over the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Our team is exploring options for virtual delivery of the excellent content that was scheduled for the New Orleans meeting via an online platform that would facilitate presentations and exhibits as well as provide opportunity for interaction among participants. In the coming weeks, we will publish the date for the virtual meeting along with the full listing of revised rates. In the meantime, we urge you to take the necessary steps to cancel your travel arrangements by following the cancellation procedures.

Program Schedule

Registration Fees

The in-person portion of the 2020 State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium has been canceled.

The in-person portion of the 2020 State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium in New Orleans, including the FIT Program and E/M Documentation Course pre-symposium activities, has been canceled due to growing concerns over the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Our team is exploring options for virtual delivery of the excellent content that was scheduled for the New Orleans meeting via an online platform that would facilitate presentations and exhibits as well as provide opportunity for interaction among participants. In the coming weeks, we will publish the date for the virtual meeting along with the full listing of revised rates. In the meantime, we urge you to take the necessary steps to cancel your travel arrangements by following the cancellation procedures.

Hotel

The symposium will be held at the Hyatt Regency. To make your reservation, book online or call the Hyatt Regency by March 6 and identify yourself as an attendee of the meeting. Reserve your room early to take advantage of the special State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium rates.

Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113
504-561-1234
Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Nightly Rate
Single/double (standard room) - $229
$20 per additional person; no charge for children under 18 staying with parents
Includes complimentary Wi-Fi

Room rates are subject to city/state taxes. The current tax rate is 15.2% (tax rate is subject to change).

After March 6, room rates cannot be guaranteed. Check with the hotel for any early departure fees and cancellation/refund policies.

Travel

Airline Reservations
ATC Travel Management (ATC)
800-458-9383 or 703-253-6004
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM ET
reservations@atcmeetings.com
atcmeetings.com/ACR

Transportation and Parking
Alamo Car Rentals: Book online at alamo.com or call 844-354-6962 and provide the CD number CD#LEADERS .

Hertz Car Rentals: Book online at hertz.com or call 800-654-3131 and provide the CD number CD#1170024.

Hyatt Regency Transportation and Parking Options

Syllabi

Program syllabi will be available online during the meeting and for 12 months after the meeting to registered attendees only. To access syllabi, login and go to My Educational Activities.

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 live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activities. Participants can claim the following:

  • Up to 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for attending the FIT Educational Session at SOTA pre-conference
  • Up to 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for attending Rheumatology Coding and Documentation
  • 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for attending the State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium

MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 20.75 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.

Faculty and Disclosures

ACR Disclosure Statement
The ACR is an independent, professional organization that does not endorse specific procedures or products of any pharmaceutical/biotech concern. Educational activities provided by the ACR must demonstrate balance, independence, and scientific rigor. All those in a position to control the content of an activity must disclose all relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interest(s). For this educational activity, all conflicts of interest have been resolved through peer review and revisions to ensure independence, evidence base, fair balance, and absence of commercial bias.

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

  1. Stock, stock options or bond holdings in a for-profit corporation or self-directed pension plan
  2. Research grants
  3. Employment (full or part-time)
  4. Ownership or partnership
  5. Consulting fees or other remuneration (payment)
  6. Non-remunerative positions of influence such as officer, board member, trustee, or public spokesperson
  7. Receipt of royalties
  8. Speakers' bureau
  9. Other

The planning committee and faculty reported the following disclosures.

Rheumatology Coding and Documentation Faculty

  • Melesia Tillman - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Antanya Chung - No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Fellow-in-Training Educational Session Faculty

Coming soon

State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium Planning Committee

  • Meenakshi Jolly, MD, MS - Rush University7, Pfizer2
  • Narender Annapureddy, MD, MS - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Francesco Boin, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Liana Fraenkel, MD, MPH - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Lianne Gensler, MD – Novartis2, Pfizer2, UCB2, Abbvie5, Galapagos5, Janssen5
  • Manjari Malkani, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Rebecca Manno, MD - Sanofi5, Novartis2, Paradigm Education5
  • Michael Putman, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose

State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium Faculty

  • Francesco Boin, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Eliza F. Chakravarty, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Erika Darrah, PhD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Kevin Deane, MD, PhD - BMS5, Inova Diagnostics Inc.5, 2, Janssen2, Microdrop, Inc.5, ThermoFisher Scientific 5
  • Tracy Frech, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Marvin Fritzler, MD, PhD - Aesku5, Alexion Canada: Diagnostic test support2, 9, 8, Euroimmun GmbH9, Inova Diagnostics Inc. 5, 8, Werfen Inernational5, 8
  • Jon Giles, MD, MPH - AbbVie 5; Bristol Myers Squibb Co., Ltd. 5; Eli Lilly and Co. 5, Pfizer2, Roche/Genentech5, UCB Pharma5
  • Nigil Haroon, MD, PhD, DM, FRCPC - AbbVie5, Amgen8, Eli Lilly8, Janssen5, Novartis5, Novo Nordisk8, UCB5
  • Laura Hummers, MD - Boehringer Ingelheim5, 2, Corbus Pharmaceuticals2 CSL Behring5, 2 Cumberland2, EICOS2, Glaxo Smith Kline2, Kadmon2
  • Tanaz Kermani, MD - Genentech5, 9
  • Walter Maksymowych, MD, FRCPC - AbbVie, Boehringer Ingelheim, CARE Arthritis, Celgene, Ely Lilly, Galapagos, Janssen, Novartis, Pfizer, UCB, CARE Arthritis 5, 2, 9, 8
  • Joan Merrill, MD - Abbvie5, 8, Amgen5, Astellas5, Astra Zeneca5, Bristol Myers Squibb Co. Ltd. 5, 2, Celgene5, Daiichi Sankyo5, EMD Serono5, Glaxo Smith Kline5, 2, ILTOO5, Immupharma5, Incyte5, Janssen5, Lilly5, Remegen5, Servier5, Zencor2
  • Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD, FRCPC - EMD Merck Serono5, Novartis5, Pfizer5
  • James T. Rosenbaum, MD - AbbVie5
  • Deborah Sellmeyer, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Ami Shah, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose

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.

Fellows in Training SOTA Travel Scholarship

The deadline to apply for the Fellows in Training SOTA Travel Scholarship has passed. We are no longer accepting applications for this program.

Press Registration

The in-person portion of the 2020 State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium has been canceled.

The in-person portion of the 2020 State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium in New Orleans, including the FIT Program and E/M Documentation Course pre-symposium activities, has been canceled due to growing concerns over the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Our team is exploring options for virtual delivery of the excellent content that was scheduled for the New Orleans meeting via an online platform that would facilitate presentations and exhibits as well as provide opportunity for interaction among participants. In the coming weeks, we will publish the date for the virtual meeting, and the public relations team will provide updated press registration information.

Contact Info / Inquiries

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

FIT Scholarship and Educational Session
FITtravel@rheumatology.org

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

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