2018 Program Schedule

KRA 2018 Annual Meeting

October 13, 2018
All sessions will be located in the Medallion Ballroom D unless otherwise noted.
Speakers and times are subject to change.

DateTimeSession
OVERVIEW  
13
Sat
7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Registration/Information Desk Open
Location: Medallion BR Foyer
13
Sat
7:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open
Location: Medallion Ballroom A/B
GENERAL SESSION  
13
Sat
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Networking Breakfast
Location: Medallion Ballroom A/B
13
Sat
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Location: Medallion Ballroom D
President:
Timothy A. Lonesky, DO
Lake Cumberland Rheumatology
Somerset, KY
13
Sat
8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Vaccination in Rheumatology Patients: Risks and Benefits
Location: Medallion Ballroom D
Speaker:
Jeffrey R. Curtis, MD, MS, MPH
Univ of Alabama-Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
13
Sat
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Infusions Overview
Location: Medallion Ballroom D
Speaker:
Joe Neikirk
Lake Cumberland Rheumatology
Somerset, KY
13
Sat
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Networking Session in Exhibit Hall
Location: Medallion Ballroom A/B
13
Sat
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Scleroderma Topic: De-mystifying the workup of Scleroderma-associated lung disease
Location: Medallion Ballroom D
Speaker:
Jerry A. Molitor, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
13
Sat
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Drug Pricing: The Most Important Player you Never Knew Existed
Location: Medallion Ballroom D
Speaker:
Madelaine A. Feldman, MD, FACR
The Rheumatology Group
New Orleans, LA
13
Sat
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Industry Satellite Symposium Lunch
Location: Medallion Ballroom C
13
Sat
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Big Data and Mobile Health to Optimize Rheumatology Care & Clinical Research
Location: Medallion Ballroom D
Speaker:
Jeffrey R. Curtis, MD, MS, MPH
Univ of Alabama-Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
13
Sat
1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
ACR Advocacy Update
Location: Medallion Ballroom D
Speaker:
Joseph Cantrell, JD
American College of Rheumatology
Atlanta, GA
13
Sat
2:15 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Networking Session in Exhibit Hall
Location: Medallion Ballroom A/B
13
Sat
2:35 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
State / Local Policy Update
Location: Medallion Ballroom D
Speaker:
Julie Raque Adams, Senator
Commonwealth of Kentucky
Frankfort, KY
13
Sat
3:05 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
How to Prevent a Toxic Work Environment: Effective Communication is the Key
Location: Medallion Ballroom D
Speakers:
Joe Neikirk
Lake Cumberland Rheumatology
Somerset, KY


Timothy A. Lonesky, DO
Lake Cumberland Rheumatology
Somerset, KY
13
Sat
3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Annual Business Meeting
Location: Medallion Ballroom D
President:
Timothy A. Lonesky, DO
Lake Cumberland Rheumatology
Somerset, KY
13
Sat
4:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Adjourn
Location: Medallion Ballroom D