Rheumatology Series with Shu Man Fu, MD, PhD, MACR


There will be a Rheumatology seminar scheduled for Wednesday, June 15 in the Goldman International Conference Room at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. Our guest speaker will be Shu Man Fu, MD, PhD, MACR, Margaret M. Trolinger Professor of Rheumatology and professor of Medicine and Microbiology in the Department of Biology, Immunology and Cancer Biology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Fu will be presenting “Pathogenesis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Other Autoimmune Diseases”.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Review the differences between autoimmunity and autoimmune diseases
  2. Identify the genetic basis of end organ resistance to damage
  3. Review the origin of autoantibodies in SLE in particular and autoimmune disorders in general

Target Audience: Fellows. Faculty and Community Adult Rheumatologists, Faculty Pediatric Rheumatologists, Medical Residents, Pediatric Residents, Adult Rheumatology trainees and Pediatric Rheumatology trainees, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, PhD candidates, Post-Doctoral Fellows.

CME ACCREDITATION: Northwell Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: Northwell Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLOSURE POLICY: Northwell Health adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, including faculty, planners, reviewers or others are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All relevant conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the commencement of the activity.

Planner and Speaker’s Disclosures: Diane Horowitz, MD, as RSS Course Director, has nothing to disclose. Shu Man Fu, MD, PhD, MACR has nothing to disclose. Anne Davidson, MD, Elena Katzap, DO, Julie Schwartzman, MD, and Galina Marder, MD have nothing to disclose. Richard Furie, MD receives research support from Anthera, Biogenidec, BMS, Celgene, Eli Lilly, Exagen, GlaxoSmithKline, MedImmune, NovaNordisk, Pfizer, Rigel, and UCB for his role as a consultant and investigator; receives consulting fees from Amgen, Eisai, EMD, Serono, Merck, Onyx, and Takeda; receives research support from Boehringer-Ingelheim, Dynavax, Genentech, Human Genome Sciences, and NIAID for his role as investigator; receives research support from Novartis and Questcor Pharmaceuticals for his role as consultant.

Recognition of Program Support: An announcement of program support will be made to all attendees at the beginning of each Regularly Scheduled Session.

Shu Man Fu, MD, PhD, MACR
350 Community Drive
Goldman Conference Room
Manhasset, NY 11030