Division of Rheumatology

2014 Rheumatology Grand Rounds

Fridays, 8-10 a.m.
Location:
Microbiology & Immunology Library, Belfer 601

Rheumatology Grand Rounds are attended by Einstein-Montefiore medical faculty, clinical voluntaries, students and house staff. The goal is to enhance the ability of physicians and physicians in training to treat patients.

Einstein-Montefiore Rheumatology Grand Rounds are approved Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

December 2014  

12/5/14
Journal Club: Dr. A. Beitler, Dr. C. Tagoe
Grand Rounds: The Neuropathology of Arthritis: Nerve Blocks for Joint Pain
Speaker: Dr. Sayed Wahezi
Assistant Professor
Montefiore Medical Center
Type: Clinical

12/12/14
Case Presentation: Dr. Jordan Brodsky, 2nd Year Fellow
Grand Rounds: Actemra Monotherapy: Now Approved as a Subcutaneous Formulation

Dr. Sergio Schwartzman
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Cornell Weill Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital & Hospital for Special Surgery
Type: Clinical

12/19/14
ACR Meeting Review
Grand Rounds: A Review of the Safety & Efficacy Profile of an Oral Treatment Option for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Speaker: Dr. Roy Fleischmann
Clinical Professor of Medicine--UTSWMC
Medical Director, Metroplex Clinical Research Center
Type: Clinical/Clinical Research

12/26/14  

Holiday - Christmas

Past Grand Rounds

November 2014  

11/7/14
Journal Club: Dr. B. Fradlis, Dr. A. Broder
Grand Rounds: FM and Sleep Apnea
Speaker: Dr. Steven Park
Assistant Professor
Montefiore Medical Center

Thursday 11/13/14
Joint Dermatology/Rheumatology Grand Rounds
Cutaneous Manifestations of Rheumatologic Diseases
Cherkasky Auditorium
111 E. 210th Street
9:00 – 10:30 AM
Speaker: Dr. Ruth Ann Vleugels
Director, Autoimmune Skin Diseases Program
Brigham & Women’s Hospital

11/21/14  

Grand Rounds: Motivational Interviewing and Health Behavior Change
Dr. Bruce Berger
President, Berger Consulting, LLC
Professor of Pharmacy, Auburn University

11/28/14
Holiday - Thanksgiving

October 2014  

10/3/14
Holiday – Yom Kippur

10/10/14
Holiday - Sukkot

10/17/14
Holiday – Simchat Torah

10/24/14
Journal Club: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. B. Mendez
Grand Rounds: USSONAR
Speaker: Dr. Dan Malone
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

10/31/14
Journal Club: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. E. Kitsis
Grand Rounds: Rheumatologic Manifestations in the Foot and Ankle
Speaker: Dr. Eric Walter
Assistant Professor
Montefiore Medical Center

September 2014  

9/5/14
Journal Club: Nicole Jordan, Dr. H. Keiser
Grand Rounds: Rheumatology Medications in Pregnancy
Speaker: Dr. Lisa Sammaritano *
Associate Attending Physician
Hospital of Special Surgery
Conference Type: Clinical
Montefiore-Tishman Learning Center-Room 1

9/12/14
Journal Club: Dr. J. Brodsky, Dr. I. Blanco
Grand Rounds: Osteoporosis
Speaker: Dr. Ruth Freeman
Professor
Montefiore Medical Park
Conference Type: Research/Clinical
Einstein – Belfer – Room 601

9/19/14
Medical Billing/Coding
Speaker: Dr. Stark
Grand Rounds: Case Presentation
Speaker: Dr. Lia McGibbon
2nd Year Rheumatology Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical
Einstein – Belfer – Room 601

9/26/14
Holiday – Rosh Hashanah

August 2014  

8/1/14
8–10 AM
Grand Rounds: Lecture Series for Fellows - Vasculitis & Introduction to Ultrasound
Speaker: Dr. Beverly Johnson
Conference Type: Clinical

8/8/14
Grand Rounds-8-9 AM
Grand Rounds: Work in Progress: Clinical Research in the Division of Rheumatology
Speaker: Dr. Anna Broder
Assistant Professor
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research
9-10 AM
Journal Club: Dr. E. Kitsis, Dr. B. Johnson
Montefiore-Tishman Learning Center-Room 1

8/15/14
Journal Club: Dr. B. Mendez, Dr. A. Broder
Grand Rounds: Clinical EMG for the Rheumatologist
Speaker: Dr. Steven Herskovitz
Professor of Clinical Neurology
Montefiore Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical
Montefiore-Tishman Learning Center-Room 1

8/22/14
Fellows Case Presentations - Myositis Cases
Grand Rounds: Myositis
Speaker: Dr. Stephen DiMartino
Assistant Attending Rheumatologist
Hospital of Special Surgery
Conference Type: Clinical
Montefiore-Tishman Learning Center-Room 1

8/29/14
Journal Club: Dr. C. Putterman, Dr. C. Tagoe
Grand Rounds: Evaluation of the Pain Patient 101
Speaker: Dr. Karina Gritsenko
Assistant Professor
Montefiore Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical
Montefiore-Tishman Learning Center-Room 1

June 2014  

6/6/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. E. Kitsis, Dr. C. Tagoe
Grand Rounds: Weight Change After Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient
Speaker: Dr. Tehila Zuckerman
2nd Year Rheumatology Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

6/13/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. A. Beitler, Dr. J. Weinstein
Grand Rounds: Higher Disease Activity in PsA is Associated with Abnormal Lipid Profile Similar to Obesity and Type II DM
Autoimmune Thyroid Disease is Associated with Higher Frequency of Spine DJD
Speaker: Dr. Asha Shrestha
2nd Year Rheumatology Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

6/20/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. J. Hardin
Grand Rounds: Engaging and Motivating Patients
Speaker: Dr. Robin DiMatteo
Distinguished Professor
University of California Riverside
Conference Type: Clinical/Research

6/27/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. H. Keiser
Grand Rounds: Neuromuscular Ultrasound in the Assessment of Severity in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Correlation with Electrodiagnostic Studies, Subjective Scales of Severity and Depression
Speaker: Dr. Sadia Arshad
2nd Year Rheumatology Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

May 2014  

5/2/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. I. Blanco
Grand Rounds: Ankylosing Spondylitis
Speaker: Dr. Patricia Castellanos Mateus
1st Year Rheumatology Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

5/9/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. S. Agrawal, Dr. A. Broder
Grand Rounds: Catastrophic APLS
Speaker: Dr. Jordan Brodsky
1st Year Rheumatology Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

5/16/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. H. Keiser, Dr. B. Johnson
Grand Rounds: Neurological Manifestations of Sjogren’s Disease
Speaker: Dr. Peter Mabie
Assistant Professor
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

5/23/14
Holiday - Memorial Day

5/30/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. C. Putterman, Dr. B. Mendez
Grand Rounds: Triggering Receptor Expressed on Myeloid Cells-1: A New Player in Rheumatology Arthritis and Other Autoimmune Diseases
Speaker: Dr. Yair Molad
Director of Rheumatology Unit
Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center
Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Israel
Conference Type: Research

April 2014  

4/4/14
Faculty Meeting – No Grand Rounds

4/11/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. E. Kitsis, Dr. T. Zuckerman
Grand Rounds: Ankylosing Spondylitis
Dr. Michael Spiegel, Rheumatologist, Danbury Hospital
Conference Type: Clinical

4/18/14
Passover Holiday

4/25/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. J. Hardin
Grand Rounds: TBA

March 2014  

3/7/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. B. Johnson, Dr. C. Putterman
Grand Rounds: Pediatric Lupus
Dr. Norman Ilowite, Professor, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Conference Type: Clinical/Research

3/14/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. B. Mendez, Dr. C. Tagoe
Grand Rounds: Xeljanz
Dr. Andrea Zuckerman, Senior Director, Pfizer, Inc.
Conference Type: Clinical/Research

3/21/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. S. Arshad, Dr. A. Broder
NYU Conference – No Grand Rounds

3/28/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. A Beitler, Dr. A. Shrestha
Grand Rounds: TBA

February 2014  

2/7/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. E. Kitsis, Dr. C. Tagoe
Grand Rounds: Juvenille Idiopathic Arthritis
Speaker: Dr. Jay Mehta, Assistant Professor, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Conference Type: Clinical

2/14/14
Faculty Meeting
No Grand Rounds

2/21/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. J. Hardin
Grand Rounds: Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Speaker: Dr. Doruk Erkan, Associate Physician/Scientist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Conference Type: Research

2/28/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. S. Agrawal
Grand Rounds: TBD

January 2014  

1/3/14
New Year's Day Holiday

1/10/14
Journal Presentation: Fellows Presentation
Grand Rounds: Treat to Target
Speaker: Dr. Allan Gibofsky, Professor, Hospital for Special Surgery
Conference Type: Clinical

1/17/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. C. Putterman, Dr. B. Mendez
Grand Rounds: Rheumatology Billing/Coding
Speaker: Antanya Chung, Director, Practice Management, American College of Rheumatology
Conference Type: Research/Clinical

1/24/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. J. Weinstein, Dr. T. Zuckerman
Grand Rounds: Physicians for a National Health Plan - NY
Speaker: Dr. Oliver Fein, Co-Director of the David Rogers Health Policy Colloquium, Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Associates
Conference Type: Research

1/31/14
Journal Presentations: Dr. A. Beitler, Dr. A. Shrestha
Grand Rounds: Cardiovascular Complications of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Speaker: Dr. Joan Bathon, Director, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Conference Type: Clinical/Research
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December 2013  

12/6/13
Journal Presentations: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. E. Kitsis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Speaker: Dr. David Hudesman
Director
Beth Israel Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical/Research

12/12/13
Joint Dermatology/Rheumatology Grand Rounds
3303 Rochambeau Avenue - Basement Level
Recognizing Psoriatic Arthritis: The Clinical Dilemma for Dermatologists and Rheumatologists
Dr. Amit Gard
Associate Professor
North Shore LIJ Health System
Conference Type: Clinical

12/20/13
Journal Presentations: Dr. S. Agrawal, Dr. H. Keiser
Uveitis and Ocular Manifestation of Rheumatic Disease
Speaker: Dr. Sergio Schwartzman
Associate Professor
Hospital for Special Surgery
Conference Type: Clinical

12/27/13
Holiday-Christmas

November 2013  

11/1/13
ACR REVIEW
Conference Type: Research

11/8/13
CANCELLED - Clinical Looking Glass Training

11/15/13
CANCELLED - Clinical Looking Glass Training

11/22/13
Journal Presentations: Dr. J. Hardin, Dr. I. Blanco
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Speaker: Dr. Marianna Strakhan
Jacobi Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical/Research

11/29/13
HOLIDAY-THANKSGIVING

October 2013  

10/4/13
Journal Presentations: Dr. J. Weinstein, Dr. T. Zuckerman
Speaker: Dr. Yusuf Yazici
Assistant Professor
New York University
Behcet’s Syndrome: What it is and is Not
Conference Type: Research

10/11/13
Journal Presentations: Dr. S. Arshad, Dr. A. Beitler
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: The Rheumatologist’s Perspective
Speaker: Dr. Roxana Sulica
Beth Israel Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical/Research

10/18/13
Journal Presentations: Dr. C. Tagoe, Dr. A. Shrestha
Renal Pathology in Lupus Nephritis
Speaker: Dr James Pullman
Professor of Pathology (Clinical)
Montefiore Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical

10/25/13
ACR MEETING-NO GRAND ROUNDS

September 2013  

9/6/13
HOLIDAY – ROSH HASHANAH

9/13/13
Journal Presentations: Dr. S. Agrawal, Dr. J. Schwartzman
Giving Clinicopathologic Conference on the Importance of Diagnosis in Rheumatology & Medicine
Speaker: Dr. Harry Fischer
Chief
Beth Israel
Conference Type: Research

9/20/13
HOLIDAY - SUKKOT

9/27/13
HOLIDAY – SIMCHAT TORAH

August 2013  

8/2/13
8:00 – 10:00 AM
Lecture Series For Fellows
Speaker: Dr. Seema Agrawal
Vasculitis & Introduction to Ultrasound
Conference Type: Clinical

8/9/13
Lecture Series for Fellows
Soft Tissue - Dr. Peter Barland
SpA - Dr. Julie Schwartzman
Conference Type: Clinical

8/16/13
Journal Presentations: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. E. Kitsis
Speaker: Dr. Michael Lockshin
Professor
Weill-Cornell Medical Center
Topic: Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APLS)
Conference Type: Research

8/23/13
Journal Presentations: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. C. Putterman
Speaker: Mr. Donald R. Moy, Esq.
Kern Augustine Conroy & Schoppmann
Legal & Ethics Talk in Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

8/30/13
Journal Presentations: Dr. A. Broder, Dr. H. Keiser
Speaker: Dr. Babar Rao
Chairman of Dermatology
Robert Wood Johnson
Dermatology and Rheumatology Skin Manifestations
Conference Type: Clinical

May 2013  

5/3/13  

Journal Club: Dr. A. Broder, Dr. I. Blanco
Grand Rounds: The Psychosocial Needs of the Lupus Patient
Dr. Yasmin Santiago
Outreach Coordinator SLE
Lupus Foundation/Lupus Cooperative of New York-Urban Health Plan, Inc.
Conference Type: Clinical

5/10/13  

Journal Club: Dr. C. Putterman, Dr. J. Weinstein
Grand Rounds: Case Presentation
Dr. Asha Shrestha
1st Year Rheumatology Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

5/17/13  

Holiday - Shavout

5/24/13  

Holiday – Memorial Day

5/31/13  

Journal Club: Dr. E. Kitsis, Dr. H. Keiser
Grand Rounds: Research Presentation
Dr. Monalyn Labitigan
2nd Year Rheumatology Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

June 2013  

6/7/13  

No Journal Club
8:30-9:30 AM Lecture: New Techniques in Ultrasound, MRI and X-Ray as it Pertains to RA and Other Inflammatory Diseases that Rheumatologists Manage
9:30-11:00 AM Ultrasound Workshop
Dr. Daniel Malone
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Grand Hall, Tishman Learning Center - MMC
111 E. 210th Street, 1st Floor
Conference Type: Clinical Research

6/14/13  

Journal Club: Dr. A. Beitler, Dr. C. Tagoe
Grand Rounds: Research Presentation
Dr. Onome Whiteru
2nd Year Rheumatology Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

6/21/13  

Journal Club: Dr. J. Hardin, Dr. J. Schwartzman
Grand Rounds: Research Presentation
Dr. Cindy Johnston
2nd Year Rheumatology Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

6/28/13  

Journal Club: Dr. S. Agrawal, Dr. P. Barland
Grand Rounds: Program Review
Dr. Julie Schwartzman
Associate Professor
Jacobi Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical/Research

April 2013  

4/5/13  

Journal Presentations: Dr. S. Agrawal, Dr. J. Schwartzman
Grand Rounds: The Use of Melanocortin Peptides as Immunomodulatory Agents in Rheumatologic Disorders
Speaker: Dr. Christy Thompson
Senior Medical Science Liason
Questcor Pharmaceuticals
Conference Type: Research

4/12/13  

Journal Presentations: Dr. A. Beitler, Dr. H. Keiser
Grand Rounds: A Post ACR Actemra Update
Speaker: Steve Zlotnik, PharmaD
Senior Medical Science Liason
Immunology Genentech Pharmaceuticals
Conference Type: Research

4/19/13  

Journal Presentations: Dr. V. Adarichev, Dr. J. Hardin
Grand Rounds: Case Presentation
Speaker: Dr. Sadia Arshad
1st Year Rheumatology Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

4/26/13  

Journal Presentations: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. E. Kitsis
Grand Rounds: Hand Problems We All See
Speaker: Dr. Roy Kulick
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

March 2013  

3/1/13  

Journal Presentations: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. E. Kitsis
Grand Rounds: Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Spine
Speaker: Dr. Adesh Tandon
Assistant Professor
Montefiore Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical

3/8/13  

Journal Presentations: Dr. K. Liu, Dr. J. Weinstein
Grand Rounds: An Approach to Sexual Dysfunction
Speaker: Dr. Sharon Parish
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

3/15/13  

Journal Presentations: Dr. S. Agrawal, Dr. C. Tagoe
Grand Rounds: Case Presentation
Speaker: Dr. Tehila Zuckerman
1st Year Rheumatology Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

3/22/13  

NYU Conference - No Grand Rounds

3/29/13  

Journal Presentations: Dr. C. Putterman, Dr. J. Schwartzman
Grand Rounds: Case Presentation
Speaker: Dr. Sadia Arshad
1st Year Rheumatology Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical
CANCELLED  

February 2013  

2/8/13
Journal Presentation: Dr. E. Kitsis, Dr. H. Keiser
Grand Rounds: The Use of Ultrasound in Daily Rheumatologic Practice
Speaker: Ronda Schwartz, RT(M) ARDMS, Musculoskeletal Specialist-NE Region, SonoSite Incorporated
Conference Type: Clinical/Clinical Research

2/15/13
Research Day (8-10 am)
Drs. Putterman, Whiteru, Labitigan, Johnston, Adarichev, Nicole Jordan

2/22/13
Journal Presentation: Dr. J. Hardin, Dr. A. Broder
Grand Rounds: The Use of Cell-Bound Complement Activation Products in the Diagnosis of SLE
Speaker: Dr. Richard Furie, Chief, Division of Rheumatology & Allergy-Clinical Immunology-Assistant Director of Rheumatology Fellowship Program-Professor of Medicine-HOFSTRA North Shore, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health
Conference Type: Research

January 2013  

1/4/13
Care Cast Instruction
Grand Rounds: Amyloidosis Update
Speaker: Dr. Peter Gorevic, Professor, Mt. Sinai Medical Center

Conference Type: Research

1/11/13
Journal Presentation: Dr. S. Agrawal, Dr. J. Schwartzman
Professor Rounds
Speaker: Dr. Chaim Putterman, Professor, Einstein/Montefiore
Conference Type: Clinical

1/18/13
Journal Presentation: Dr. A. Beitler, Dr. C. Putterman
Grand Rounds: Ankylosing Spondylitis-New Concepts
Speaker: Dr. Muhammad Khan, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical Research

1/25/13
No Journal Club
Grand Rounds (8-9 am): Lyme Arthritis
Speaker: Dr. Yoram Puius, Assistant Professor, Einstein
Conference Type: Research

1/31/13 (Instead of 2/1/13)
No Journal Club
5–6 pm: Combined Renal/Rheumatology Grand Rounds
Lupus Nephritis
Speaker: Dr. Jai Radhakrishnan, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Associate Director of Clinical Medicine, Director of Fellowship, Nephrology, Columbia University Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical

December 2012  

12/7/12
Journal Presentation: Dr. C. Tagoe, Dr. J. Weinstein
Grand Rounds: Therapeutic Approaches in Treating Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Dr. Beth Stein, Assistant Professor, Montefiore Medical Center
Conference Type: Research

12/13/12
Thursday - Joint Dermatology/Rheumatology Grand Rounds
Grand Rounds: Lupus
Dr. Jeffrey Callen, Professor, University of Louisville
Conference Type: Clinical

12/14/12
No Grand Rounds

12/21/12
Christmas Holiday

12/28/12
New Year's Holiday

 

November 2012  

11/2/12
Journal Presentation: Dr. E. Kitsis, Dr. K. Liu
Grand Rounds: Approach to Sexual Dysfunction
Dr. Sharon Parish, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical

11/9/12
ACR Meeting – No Grand Rounds

11/16/12
Review of ACR Abstracts
Basic Science/Clinical Research/Clinical

11/23/12
Thanksgiving Holiday

11/30/12
Journal Presentation: Dr. S. Agrawal, Dr. J. Schwartzman
Grand Rounds: Immunomodulation on Experental Autoimmune Uveitis

Dr. Luiz Rizzo, Visiting Researcher/Clinician

Conference Type: Research

October 2012  

 

10/5/12  

Journal Presentation: Dr. V. Adarichev, Dr. A. Beitler
Grand Rounds: Scleroderma: Overview, Therapeutic Targets and Updates
Dr. Vivien Hsu, Associate Professor, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Conference Type: Clinical Research

10/12/12
Journal Presentation: Dr. A. Broder, Dr. J. Hardin
Grand Rounds: Engaging & Motivating Patients: Evidence-Based Communication Strategies to Improve Treatment Adherence
Dr. Michael W. Ravotti, ACCL Clinical Lipid Specialist, Part II Abbott Program: Patient Centered Communication
Conference Type: Clinical

10/19/12  

Journal Presentation: Dr. R. Jain, Dr. H. Keiser
Grand Rounds: Brucellosis-Induced Spondyloarthropathy
Dr. Vyacheslav Adarichev, Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

10/26/12
Journal Presentation: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. I. Blanco
Grand Rounds: Congenic Mouse Models in Lupus Study
Dr. Kui Liu, Clinical Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

September 2012  

9/7/12  

Journal Presentation: Dr. S. Agrawal, Dr. C. Tagoe
Grand Rounds: Case Presentation
Dr. Onome Whiteru
2nd Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

9/14/12  

Fellow Interviews - No Grand Rounds

9/21/12  

Journal Presentation: Dr. C. Putterman, Dr. J. Weinstein
Grand Rounds: Case Presentation
Dr. Monalyn Labitigan
2nd Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

9/28/12  

Holiday - No Grand Rounds

August 2012  

8/3/12

Journal Presentation: Dr. A. Broder, Dr. R. Jain
Grand Rounds: Case Presentation
Dr. Cindy Johnston
2nd Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

8/10/12

Journal Presentation: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. H. Keiser
Grand Rounds: Management of SLE
Dr. Max Hamburger
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
SUNY Stony Brook
Conference Type: Clinical

8/17/12

Journal Presentation: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. E. Kitsis
Grand Rounds: Documentation, Coding and Billing for Consultants and Regular Clinic Visits
Carlos Rios/Laine Kalahiki
Monte Legal/Compliance Department
Montefiore Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical

8/24/12

Journal Presentation: Dr. K. Liu, Dr. J. Schwartzman
Grand Rounds: What Have We Learned About the Safety of TNF-Blockers from European Registries?
Dr. Michael Ehrenfeld
Clinical Associate Professor
Chaim Sheba Medical Center
Conference Type: Research

8/31/12

Holiday - Labor Day

Past Grand Rounds  

June 2012  

6/1/12
Journal Presentation: Dr. A. Beitler, Dr. P. Barland
Case Presentation
Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Graybill
2nd Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

6/8/12
Journal Presentation: Dr. R. Jain, Dr. C. Tagoe
Neuropsychiatric Systemic Lupus Erthyematosus: Neuroimaging
Dr. Jacqueline Bello
Director, Neuroradiology
Montefiore Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical

6/15/12  

Journal Presentation: Dr. J. Hardin, Dr. K. Liu
Case Presentation
Dr. Saakshi Khattri
2nd Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

6/22/12
Journal Presentation: Dr. V. Adarichev, Dr. S. Agrawal
Patient Centered Communication: Keys to Improving Adherence
Speaker: Meryl Luallin
Abbott Laboratories
Conference Type: Clinical

6/29/12
No Grand Rounds - Fellows End of Year Reviews

Past Grand Rounds  

May 2012  

5/4/12
Journal Presentation: Dr. H. Keiser, Dr. A. Broder
Urinary microRNA Detection in Lupus Nephritis
Speaker: Dr. Beatrice Goilav
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

5/11/12
Journal Presentation: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. S. Agrawal
Refractory Back Pain and Neurostimulators
Speaker: Dr. Emal Wahezi
Assistant Professor
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore
Conference Type: Research

5/18/12
Journal Presentation: Dr. E. Kitsis, Dr. J. Mehta
Case Presentation
Speaker: Dr. Jason Brucker
2nd Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

5/25/12
Memorial Day

April 2012  

4/6/12  

Holiday

4/13/12
Holiday

4/20/12
Journal Club: Dr. R. Jain, Dr. V. Adarichev
Grand Rounds: Renal Pathology
Dr. James Pullman
Professor
Montefiore Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical

4/27/12
Journal Club: Dr. C. Putterman, Dr. J. Weinstein
Grand Rounds: RA and the Microbiome: Are Van Leeuwenhoek Animalcules to Blame?
Dr. Jose Scher, Instructor
New York Hospital for Joint Diseases
Conference Type: Research

March 2012  

3/2/12
Journal Club: Dr. A. Broder, Dr. H. Keiser
Grand Rounds: Case Presentation
Dr. Monalyn Labitigan, 1st Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

3/9/12
Journal Club: Dr. A. Beitler, Dr. P. Barland
Grand Rounds: Call Center
Dr. Eric Epstein, Medical Director
Department of Medicine-Private Practice
Conference Type: Administration

3/16/12
Journal Club: Dr. S. Agrawal, Dr. C. Tagoe
Grand Rounds: Case Presentation
Dr. Cindy Johnson, 1st Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

3/23/12
NYU Conference

3/30/12
Journal Club: Dr. J. Schwartzman, Dr. J. Mehta
Grand Rounds: Case Presentation
Dr. Onome Whiteru, 1st Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

February 2012  

2/3/12  

Journal Club: Dr. A. Beitler, Dr. H. Keiser

Grand Rounds: Infection Risk and Management with Biologic Use
Spondyloarthritis and Biologics: Update on Ankylosing Spondylitis, Psoriatic Arthritis, and the New Axial and Peripheral Spondyloarthropathy Criteria
Dr. John Cush
Director of Clinical Rheumatology
Baylor Research Institute

Conference Type: Research/Clinical

2/10/12  

Journal Club: Dr. E. Kitsis, Dr. D. Wahezi

Grand Rounds: Bone Health in Rheumatic Disease Patients
Dr. Robert Gensure
Pediatric Endocrinology Attending
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Conference Type: Clinical

2/17/12  

President's Day

2/24/12  

Journal Club: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. C. Putterman

Grand Rounds: Neuropathology and Medical Care in 2012
Dr. Karen Weidenheim
Professor of Pathology, Clinical Neurology & Clinical Neurological Surgery
Montefiore Medical Center

Conference Type: Clinical

January 2012  

1/6/12  

No Grand Rounds

1/13/12  

Journal Club: Dr. C. Putterman, Dr. J. Schwartzman

Grand Rounds: Pregnancy and SLE/APS: New Data
Dr. Michael Lockshin
Director, Barbara Volcker Center for Women and Rheumatic Disease
Co-Director, Mary Kirkland Center for Lupus Research
Hospital for Special Surgery

Conference Type: Research

1/20/12  

Journal Club: Dr. N. Ilowite, Dr. J. Weinstein

Dr. Alfred Spiro
Professor-The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
A Muscle Doctor’s Approach to Inflammatory Myopathies

Conference Type: Clinical

1/27/12  

Research Day
Topic (Speaker):
Dr. Anna Broder (Dr. Chaim Putterman)
Dr. Ginger Janow (Dr. Jennifer Graybill/Dr. Irene Blanco)
Dr. Saakshi Khattri (Dr. Jason Brucker/Dr. Vyacheslav Adarichev)
Dr. Alexis Boneparth (Dr. Peter Barland)

2011 Grand Rounds

December 2011  

12/2/11  

Journal Club: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. K. Liu

Grand Rounds: Vaccination in the Immunosuppressed Host

Dr. Stephen Baum
Professor & Chairman Emeritus for Beth Israel
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore

Conference type: Clinical

12/9/11  

Journal Club: Dr. V. Adarichev, Dr. A. Broder

Grand Rounds: Interventional Treatment for Lumbar Arthritis and Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Emal Wahezi
Assistant Professor
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore

Conference type: Clinical

12/16/11  

Journal Club: Dr. R. Jain, Dr. J. Mehta

Grand Rounds: Unraveling Thrombogenic Mechanisms for Antiphospholipid Syndrome

Dr. Jacob Rand
Director of Hematology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore
Conference type: Basic Science

12/23/11
Christmas Holiday

12/30/11
New Year’s Holiday

November 2011  

11/4/11  

ACR Meeting

11/11/11  

Review of Chicago 2011 ACR Abstracts
Speakers - TBD
Conference type: Basic Science/Clinical Research/Clinical

11/18/11

Journal Club: Dr. S. Aggrawal, Dr. C. Tagoe

Grand Rounds: Serologic Biomarkers in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Past, Present and Future

Dr. David Chernoff-Chief Medical Officer
Kerri Ford-Director of Managed Care Marketing
Crescendo Laboratories
Conference type: Clinical Research

11/25/11

Thanksgiving Holiday

October 2011  

10/7/11  

Journal Club: Dr. A. Beitler, Dr. E. Kitsis

Grand Rounds: Drug-Induced Rheumatologic Disease: Two Individual Cases
Dr. Saakshi Khattri
2nd Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

10/14/11  

Holiday

10/21/11  

Holiday

10/28/11  

Journal Club: Dr. D. Wahezi, Dr. I. Blanco

Grand Rounds: Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches for Achieving Optimal Outcomes in RA
Dr. Yusuf Yazici
Assistant Professor
NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases
Conference Type: Clinical Research

Past Rounds  

September 2011  

9/2/11
Labor Day Holiday

9/9/11  

Journal Club: Dr. N. Ilowite, Dr. J. Schwartzman

Grand Rounds: Sjogren’s Syndrome and Cryoglobulinemia
Dr. Jason Bruckner
2nd Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

9/16/11  

Journal Club: Dr. C. Putterman, Dr. J. Weinstein

Grand Rounds: Protein Losing Enteropathy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Dr. Jennifer Graybill
2nd Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

9/23/11  

Journal Club: Dr. J. Hardin, Dr. H. Keiser

Grand Rounds: TB Diagnostics in the Context of the Immune Response of the Host
Dr. Jacqueline Achkar
Associate Professor
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Basic Science

9/30/11  

Holiday

 

August 2011  

8/5/11  

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Grand Rounds: B-Cell and BAFF

Dr. Anne Davidson
Investigator
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Conference Type: Basic Science

8/5/11  

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Journal Club: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. J. Schwartzman

8/12/11

Journal Club: Dr. A. Broder, Dr. C. Tagoe

Grand Rounds: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Practical Strategies for Early Diagnosis and Tight Control

Dr. Louis Bridges
Visiting Professor
The Network for Continuing Medical Education
Conference Type: Clinical Research

8/19/11  

Journal Club: Dr. V. Adarichev, Dr. J. Mehta

Hepatitis C and Cryoglobulinemia

Dr. John Reinus
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center

Conference Type: Clinical

8/26/11  

Journal Club: 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Pulmonary Hypertension in Connective Tissue Disease

Dr. Josanna Rodriguez-Lopez
Assistant Professor
Montefiore Medical Center

Conference Type: Clinical

8/26/11  

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Evidence Based Treatment Approaches for Achieving Optimal Outcomes in RA
Dr. Susan Goodman
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Hospital of Special Surgery

Conference Type: Clinical Research

June 2011  

6/24/11  

Journal Presentations: Actemra Label Update, Steve Zlotnick, Sr. Medical Liason, Genentech
Grand Rounds: Histopathology of Dermatologic Manifestations in Rheumatic Diseases
Clinical
Dr. Bijal Amin
Assistant Professor
Montefiore Medical Center

6/3/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. J. Hardin
Grand Rounds: Research Presentation
Basic Research
Dr. Elizabeth Lyons
2nd Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

6/10/11

Journal Presentations: Dr. H. Keiser, Dr. J. Weinstein
Grand Rounds: Research Presentation
Basic Research
Dr. Rachel Gross
2nd Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

6/17/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. N. Ilowite, Dr. K. Liu
Grand Rounds: Research Presentation
Clinical Research
Dr. Asena Bahce
2nd Year Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

May 2011  

5/6/11
8-9 am

Cellular FLICE Inhibitory Protein in Lupus
Basic Research
Dr. Jian Zhang
Assistant Professor
University of Chicago

5/6/11
9-10 am

Kidney Biopsy Findings in Rheumatic Diseases
Clinical
Dr. James Pullman
Director of Surgical Pathology
Montefiore Medical Center

5/13/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. V. Adarichev, Dr. A. Broder
Grand Rounds: Krystexxa Overview
Clinical Research
Dr. Faith Ottery
Senior Director
Savient Pharmaceuticals

5/20/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. J. Mehta, Dr. C. Putterman
Grand Rounds: SLE-1,2,3 Congenic Dissection of Lupus
Basic Research
Dr. Chandra Mohan
Professor
University of Texas Southwestern

5/27/11  

Holiday

April 2011  

4/1/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. V. Adarichev, Dr. A. Broder
Grand Rounds: Case Presentation
Speaker: Dr. Alexis Boneparth, Pediatric Fellow
Montefiore Medical Center
Conference Type: Research

4/8/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. N. Ilowite, Dr. C. Tagoe
Grand Rounds: Osteoncecrosis in Children: Latest Advancements of Treatment
Speaker: Dr. Terry Amaral
Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine, Limb & Spine Deformity
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

4/15/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. A. Beitler, Dr. E. Kitsis
Grand Rounds: Musculoskeletal Imaging in Rheumatologic Disease
Dr. Beverly Thornhill
Associate Professor
Montefiore Medical Center

4/22/11  

Holiday

4/29/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. J. Schwartzman
Grand Rounds: Autoimmune Hepatic Disease
Speaker: Dr. Debora Kogan-Liberman, Assistant Professor
Montefiore Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical Research

March 2011  

3/4/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. A. Broder, Dr. J. Hardin
Speaker: Dr. Jennette Ball, D.C., Chiropractor
Private Practice, Chiropractic Medicine and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Plan
Conference Type: Clinical

3/11/11  

Journal Presentations: In-House Speakers
Drs. Ginger Janow & Steven Porcelli
Drs. Elizabeth Lyons & Vyacheslav Adarichev
Dr. Irene Blanco
Dr. Anna Broder
Drs. Dawn Wahezi & Norman Ilowite
Dr. Kui Liu

3/18/11
 

Journal Presentations: Dr. K. Liu, Dr. J. Weinstein
Grand Rounds: EMG and the Relation to Myopathies/Myositis
Speaker: Dr. Fabreena Napier, Assistant Professor & Neurologist
Montefiore Medical Center
Conference Type: Clinical

3/25/11  

Conferences Cancelled

January-February 2011  

1/7/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. V. Adarichev, Dr. A. Broder
Grand Rounds: 2nd Year Fellow Research Updates
Speakers: Dr. Elizabeth Lyons, Dr. Asena Bahce, Dr. Rachel Gross, 2nd Year Fellows
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research/Basic Science

1/14/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. C. Tagoe, Dr. J. Weinstein
Grand Rounds: Lupus Nephritis
Speaker: Dr. Roberto Caricchio, Assistant Professor, Temple Autoimmunity Center University
Conference Type: Research/Basic Science

1/21/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. N. Ilowite, Dr. E. Kitsis
Grand Rounds: ACTEMRA (tocilizumab): The First Approved IL-6 Receptor Inhibitor for Rheumatoid Arthritis (more info)
Speaker: Dr. Anthony Sebba, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of South Florida
Conference Type: Basic Science

1/28/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. A. Beitler, Dr. C. Putterman
Grand Rounds: Fellow Case Presentation - Dr. Jason Brucker, 1st Year Fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

2/4/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. J. Hardin
Grand Rounds: Hand Surgery/Orthopedics
Speaker: Dr. Roy Kulick, Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Montefiore Medical Park
Conference Type: Clinical

2/11/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. J. Mehta
Grand Rounds: Clinical Research in Contraception
Speaker: Dr. Susan Rubin, Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Research

2/18/11  

Presidents Day

2/25/11  

Journal Presentations: Dr. A. Broder, Dr. H. Keiser
Grand Rounds: Case Conference
Speaker: Dr. Saakshi Khattri, 1st Year Fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

December 2010  

12/3/10
ACR ABSTRACT REVIEW SESSION
Speaker: Dr. Enver Akalin, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center
Topic: Kidney Transplantation in Patients with Rheumatologic Disease
Type: Clinical

12/10/10
8:00-9:00 am
Speaker: Dr. B. Lyons
Fellow Case Presentation

9:00-10:00 am
Speaker: Dr. David Gritz, Department of Ophthalmology, Montefiore Medical Center
Topic: Uveitis: Ocular Rheumatology
Type: Clinical

12/17/10
8:00-9:00 am
Dr. H. Keiser
Dr. K. Liu

9:00-10:00 am
Speaker: Dr. Mark Guelfguat, Assistant Professor, Jacobi Medical Center
Topic: Imaging Extra-Articular Manifestations of Connective Tissue Diseases
Type: Clinical

12/24/10
Holiday

12/31/10
Holiday

November 2010  

11/5/10
ACR MEETING

11/12/10
8:00-9:00 am
Dr. V. Adarichev
Dr. A. Broder

9:00-10:00 am
Speaker: Dr. Irene Blanco, Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic: Health Disparities in Rheumatology
Type: Research

11/19/10
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
ACR ABSTRACT REVIEW SESSION
Type: Basic Science

11/26/10
Holiday

October 2010  

10/1/10
Holiday

10/8/10
8:00-9:00 am
Dr. J. Mehta
Dr. C. Putterman

9:00-10:00 am
Speaker: Dr. Arye Rubenstein, Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic: Rheumatic Manifestations of Immunodeficiencies
Type: Clinical

10/15/10
8:00-9:00 am
Dr. D. Wahezi- Fellow Case Presentation

9:00-10:00 am
Speaker: Dr. Suzanne Li, Pediatric Rheumatologist, Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center
Topic: Presentation, Therapy, and Activity Monitoring of Pediatric Localized Scleroderma
Type: Clinical

10/22/10
8:00-9:00 am
Dr. A. Beitler
Dr. N. Ilowite

9:00-10:00 am
Fellow Case Presentation
Speaker: Dr. Rachel Gross, 2nd Year Fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic: Vasculitis Mimics

10/29/10
8:00-9:00 am
Dr. I. Blanco
Dr. J. Hardin

9:00-10:00 am
Speaker: Dr. Michal Melamed, Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic: Non-Calcemic Actions of Vitamin D
Type: Clinical Research

September 2010  

9/3/10
8:00-9:00 am
Speaker: Dr. Robert Marion, Chief of Genetics, Director, Children’s Evaluation & Rehabilitation Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic: Genomic Rheumatology: The Future is Now
Type: Basic Research

9:00-9:30 am
Dr. C. Tagoe

9/10/10  

Holiday

9/17/10
8:00-9:00 am
Speaker: Dr. Sayed Emal Wahezi, Assistant Professor, Montefiore Medical Center
Topic: Interventional Pain Management of the Spine in Rheumatologic Disorders
Type: Clinical

9:00-10:00 am
Dr. E. Kitsis
Dr. J. Weinstein

9/24/10
Holiday

August 2010  

8/6/10  

Journal Presentations: Dr. N. Ilowite, Dr. C. Putterman
Speaker: Dr. Martin Levy, Orthopedic Surgeon, Montefiore Medical Center
Topic: Success-Based Learning
Conference Type: Clinical Research

8/13/10  

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM (NON-CME)
Speaker: Dr. Anthony Sebba, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of South Florida
Title: Introducing the First IL-6 Receptor Inhibitor for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Conference Type: Basic Science

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Speaker: Dr. Asena Bahce-Altuntas, 2nd-Year Fellow, Einstein
Case Presentation: Multi-Centric Reticulohistocytosis
Conference Type: Clinical

8/20/10  

Journal Presentations: Dr. P. Irigoyen, Dr. I. Blanco
Speaker: Dr. Elena Peeva, Associate Director, Merck & Company, Inc.
Topic: SLE & Autoimmunity
Conference Type: Basic Science

8/27/10  

Journal Presentations: Dr. J. Schwartzman, Dr. H. Keiser
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Smuckler, Assistant Professor, Bronx Psychiatric Center
Topic: Somatoform Disorders and Rheumatology: Not Such Strange Bedfellows
Conference Type: Clinical

June 2010  

6/4/10
Journal Presentations: Dr. J. Schwartzman, Dr. C. Tagoe
Topic: Research in Progress
Speaker: Dr. Arlene Tieng, 2nd Year Fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Basic Research

6/11/10
Journal Presentations: Dr. I. Blanco
Topic: Research in Progress
Speaker: Dr. Simona Gindea, 2nd Year Fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Basic Research

6/18/10
Journal Presentations: Dr. J. Reyes-Thomas
Topic: Research in Progress
Speaker: Dr. Anna Broder, Clinical Research Fellow and Attending
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical Research

6/25/10  

Journal Presentations: Dr. E. Kitsis, Dr. J. Weinstein
Topic: Addressing the Barriers to Effective Pain Management and Issues of Opioid Misuse and Abuse
Speaker: Dr. Cynthia Pan, Medical Director, Hospice Care Network; Adjunct Associate Professor, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Conference Type: Clinical

Past Grand Rounds  

May 2010  

5/7/10
8-9:30 am
Topic: Annenberg Second Annual Rheumatology Experts in Residence: RA the Efficacy of Biological Therapy and Objective Outcome Measures
Speaker: Dr. Sergio Schwartzman, Associate Professor, Hospital for Special Surgery
Conference Type: Clinical Research

5/14/10
Journal Presentations: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. P. Irigoyen
Topic: Procalcitonin: A Marker of Inflammation
Speaker: Dr. Nancy Haley, Senior Clinical Specialist, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
Conference Type: Basic Research

5/21/10
Holiday

5/28/10
Holiday

April 2010  

4/2/10
Holiday  

4/9/10
8-9 am: Journal Presentations
Speakers:
Dr. H. Keiser
Dr. A. Broder

9-10 am: Grand Rounds
Speaker:
Dr. Daniel Lovell, Associate Director, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Topic: Biologic Agents in the Treatment of JIA
Conference Type:
Clinical Research

4/16/10
8-9 am: Journal Presentations
Speakers:
Dr. P. Barland
Dr. A. Beitler

9-10 am: Grand Rounds
Speaker:
Dr. Ginger Janow, Pediatric Fellow, Montefiore Medical Center
Topic:
Takayasu’s Arteritis

4/23/10
8-9 am: Journal Presentations
Speakers:
Dr. C. Putterman
Dr. J. Weinstein

9-10 am: Grand Rounds
Speaker:
Dr. Steven Porcelli, Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic:
Update of T Cell Subsets
Conference Type:
Basic Science

4/30/10
8-9 am: Journal Presentations
Speakers:
Dr. N. Ilowite
Dr. S. Wallis

9-10 am: Grand Rounds
Speaker:
Dr. Raphaela T. Goldbach-Mansky, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Topic:
Periodic Fever Syndromes
Conference Type:
Research

March 2010  

3/5/10
8-9 am: Grand Rounds
Speakers:
Dr. Susan Wallis-Assistant Professor
Dr. Anna Broder-Clinical Research Fellow
Dr. Irene Blanco-Clinical Research Fellow
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic:
Clinical Research in the Division
Conference Type:
Clinical Research

9-10 am: Case Conference
Speaker:
Dr. Asena Bahce, 1st Year Fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic:
Microscopic Polyangiitis
Conference Type:
Clinical

3/12/10
8-9 am: Journal Presentations
Speakers:
Dr. A. Broder
Dr. C. Tagoe

9-10 am: Grand Rounds
Speaker:
Dr. Carol Langford, Associate Professor, Cleveland Clinic
Topic:
Vasculitis
Conference Type:
Clinical

3/19/10
8-9 am: Grand Rounds
Speaker:
Dr. Simon Lichtiger, Mt. Sinai
Topic:
Crohn's Disease: A Clinical Update
Location:
Einstein Belfer 601
 

Fellowship interviews follow the presentation.  

3/26/10
Holiday

February 2010  

2/5/10  

Journal Presentation: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. N. Ilowite

Case Conference: Dr. Harold Keiser, Clinical Professor (Einstein)
Topic: Rheumatic Fever (Clinical)

2/12/10  

Holiday

2/19/10  

Journal Presentation: Dr. P. Irigoye, Dr. J. Schwartzman

Grand Rounds: Dr. Ronald Zolty, Associate Professor, Jack D. Weiler Hospital
Topic: Pulmonary Artery Hypertension (Basic Science)

2/26/10  

8:00-9:00 AM
Speaker: Dr. Mark Galperin, Interventional Pain Management, Platinum Wellness Center
Topic: Addressing the Barriers of Effective Pain Management and Issues of Opioid Abuse in the Acute and Chronic Setting (Basic Science)

9:00-10:00 AM
Speaker: Dr. Peter Calligari, Vice President, Medical Affairs, Johnson & Johnson
Topic: Pharmaceutical Industry Responsible for the Risk Evaluation Mitigation Strategy

January 2010  

1/1/10  

New Year's Day

1/8/10  

Journal Presentation: Dr. A. Beitler, Dr. E. Kitsis

Grand Rounds: Dr. Alexis Jackman, Assistant Professor, Montefiore Medical Center
Topic: ENT Manifestations of Granulomatous Diseases (Clinical)

1/15/10  

Journal Presentation: Dr. H. Keiser, Dr. A. Broder

Case Conference: Dr. Elizabeth Lyons
Topic: Still’s Disease (Clinical)

1/22/10  

Journal Presentation: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. J. Weinstein.

Grand Rounds: Dr. Daniel Glicklich, Professor, Montefiore Medical Center
Topic: BK Virus Nephropathy (Research)

1/29/10  

Journal Presentation: Dr. C. Tagoe, Dr. S. Wallis

Grand Rounds: Dr. Leslie Kerr, Associate Professor, Mt. Sinai Hospital
Topic: Use of Biologics in the Geriatric Population (Clinical)

December 2009  

12/4/09  

Case Conference: Dr. R. Gross

Grand Rounds: Dr. Stephen Paget, Physician-in-Chief, New York Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College
Topic: The Vasculitides: New Concepts in Pathogenesis and Treatment

12/11/09  

8:00-9:00 AM
Speaker: Dr. Steven Cohen, Professor & Chief, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic: Psoriasis: Immunopathogenesis and New Age Immunotherapy

9:00-10:00 AM
Speaker: Dr. Virginia Steen, Professor, Georgetown University
Topic: The Lung in Scleroderma

12/18/09  

Case Conference: Dr. I. Blanco, Dr. C. Tagoe

Grand Rounds: Dr. Michael Swerdlow, Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic: NMO, Devic Disease & Therapeutic Options

12/25/09  

Christmas
 

November 2009  

11/6/09  

Case Conference: ACR Abstracts

Grand Rounds: Dr. Simona Gindea, 2nd Year Fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic: Morbidity and Mortality

11/13/09  

Case Conference: Dr. E. Kitsis, Dr. N. Ilowite

Grand Rounds: Dr. Susan Wallis, Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic: Pregnancy in Autoimmunity

11/20/09  

Case Conference: Dr. C. Putterman, Dr. S. Wallis

Grand Rounds: Dr. Elizabeth Kitsis, Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic: Conflict of Interest

11/27/09  

Thanksgiving

October 2009  

10/2/09

Holiday

10/9/09  


Case Conference: Dr. H. Keiser, Dr. J. Schwartzman

Faculty Meeting

10/16/09  

ACR Meeting

10/23/09  

Case Conference: Pharmacology for Fellows

Grand Rounds: Dr. Joyce Reyes-Thomas, Chief Fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Topic: Morbidity and Mortality
Conference Type: Clinical Research

10/30/09  

ACR Abstract Review

September 2009  

9/18/09  

Holiday

9/25/09  

Case Conference: Dr. P. Barland, Dr. J. Weinstein

Grand Rounds: Dr. Zia Rahman, Research Assistant Professor, Thomas Jefferson University
Topic: B Cell Tolerance and Immune-Medicated Nephritis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Conference Type: Basic Science

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Schedule 

Contact Info

Division of Rheumatology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Forchheimer Bldg., Rm 701N
Bronx, NY 10461

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