University of Nebraska Medical Center

2024 Updates in Rheumatology

2024 Updates in Rheumatology

This symposium will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of several rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.

Symposium Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Describe the systemic and extra-articular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis.
  2. Discuss screening and treatment strategies for RA-associated lung disease.
  3. Differentiate distinct types of pulmonary manifestations accompanying RA and their risk factors.
  4. Identify cardiac imaging modalities for evaluating RA-associated cardiovascular disease.
  5. Differentiate the distinct cardiac manifestations occurring in RA and their implications.
  6. Discuss the diagnostic and therapeutic implications of genomic discoveries in RA.
  7. Contrast the challenges and opportunities of precision medicine in RA.

General Information

Registration Information

Registration Fees 

  • General Registration – $75
  • Fellows/Residents/Students – FREE*


*To receive the fellow/resident/student rate, email Tori Greenlee verifying your student status.


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The deadline to register is April 19, 2024.

If you need assistance with online registration, please call our Registration Office at 402-559-5929.


Cancel/Refund Policy

If you need to cancel your registration, please email conted@unmc.edu no later than April 19, 2024. There is a $25 processing fee for cancellations made by April 19. Cancellations made after this date and registrants who fail to attend are responsible for the full registration fee.

Symposium Directors

Bryant R. England, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, UNMC

Bryant England, MD, PhD
James R. O'Dell, MD, MACR, MACP

Robert L. Grissom Professor of Internal Medicine
Chief, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology; Vice Chair for Education, Department of Internal Medicine, UNMC

James R. O'Dell, MD, MACR, MACP


Tori Greenlee

Educational Projects Coordinator, UNMC Center for Continuing Education


Tori Greenlee