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The Brigham Board Review and Comprehensive Update in Rheumatology 2022

Date of Original Release: June 15, 2022
Date Credits Expire: June 15, 2025
Estimated Time to Complete: 23.25 hours



The Brigham Board Review and Comprehensive Update in Rheumatology is designed to improve overall knowledge and clinical competency with comprehensive updates on basic principles, changing guidelines and therapeutic strategies. In this convenient online CME program, world-renowned faculty — led by Jonathan S. Coblyn, MD, Paul F. Dellaripa, MD, and Simon M. Helfgott, MD — cover key rheumatologic medicine topic areas, including:
Rheumatoid arthritis
SLE and antiphospholipid AB syndrome
Sjögren’s and MCTD
Psoriatic arthritis and other spondyloarthropathies
Regional pain/sports medicine
Inflammatory myositis and other myopathies
Infectious, rheumatologic, and systemic diseases
and more…
Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this CME activity, the participant will be able to:
Apply current/recommended rheumatology guidelines in clinical practice
Perform differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations related to rheumatologic disorders
Identify/apply current therapeutic options for specific rheumatologic disorders
Evaluate and interpret up-to-date literature relevant to clinical practice in rheumatology
Illustrate knowledge of pathophysiology as it applies to management of rheumatology disorders
Apply knowledge gained to the ABIM certification/recertification rheumatology examinations
Intended Audience
This activity was designed for fellows/trainees and practicing rheumatology specialists (MDs) and other professional affiliates (internists with an interest in rheumatology) who are preparing to take the ABIM certification exam, maintain their certification, or who seek CME activities to improve patient care in the area of rheumatology medicine.
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis – Jonathan S. Coblyn, MD
Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis – Deepak A. Rao MD, PhD
Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Update – Michael Weinblatt, MD
SLE and Antiphospholipid AB Syndrome
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Clinical Manifestations – Karen H. Costenbader, MD, MPH
Basic Science for the Rheumatologist – Anna H. Jonsson, MD, PhD
The Treatment of Lupus – Elena M. Massarotti, MD
Clinical Manifestations and Treatment of Antiphospholipid Syndrome – Laura L. Tarter, MD
Pregnancy and the Rheumatic Diseases – Laura L. Tarter, MD
Scleroderma: Clinical Features and Therapeutics – Flavia V. Castelino, MD
Sjögren’s and MCTD
Sjögren’s Disease – The Eyes, The Mouth, and Beyond – Jennifer King, MD, PhD
Psoriatic Arthritis and Other Spondyloarthropathies
Psoriatic Arthritis – Joseph F. Merola, MD, MMSc
Axial Spondyloarthritis – Joerg Ermann, MD
Large Vessel Vasculitis – Paul Monach, MD
ANCA-Associated Vasculitis – Paul Monach, MD
Vasculitic Syndromes – Paul F. Dellaripa, MD
Osteoporosis – Julia Charles, MD, PhD
Osteoarthritis – Susan Y. Ritter, MD, PhD
Regional Pain/Sports Medicine
Common Clinical Conditions in the Elbow, Wrist, and Hand – Brandon E. Earp, MD
The Knee and Shoulder – What You Kneed to Know – Elizabeth G. Matzkin, MD
Common Foot and Ankle Disorders – Jeremy T. Smith, MD
Spine Disorders, Evaluation and Treatment
Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management of Low Back and Leg Pain – Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MS
Inflammatory Myositis and Other Myopathies
Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies – Anthony A. Amato, MD
Radiology and the Rheumatic Diseases
Imaging of Arthritis – Part I: Radiographic Evaluation of Arthritis – Barbara N. Weissman, MD
Imaging of Arthritis – Part II: Advanced Imaging in Rheumatology – Stacy E. Smith, MD
Infectious Diseases and Rheumatologic Disease
Septic Arthritis – James H. Maguire, MD
Lyme Disease Update – Nancy A. Shadick, MD
Preventing Infections – Screening, Prophylaxis, and Immunizations – Camille N. Kotton, MD
Rheumatic Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
Autoinflammatory Diseases – Peter A. Nigrovic, MD
Challenges in Dermato-Rheumatology – Joseph F. Merola, MD, MMSc
Sarcoidosis: A Rheumatologist’s Perspective – Jeffrey Sparks, MD, MMSc
Brief Encounters with Unusual Rheumatic Diseases – Simon M. Helfgott, MD
Systemic Rheumatic Syndromes – Derrick J. Todd, MD, PhD
Other Topics
Rheumatic Syndromes with Cancer Immunotherapy – Lindsey A. Macfarlane, MD
Pulmonary Involvement in Rheumatic Diseases – Paul F. Dellaripa, MD
Interventional Pain Management – Zacharia Isaac, MD
Crystal-Related Arthropathies – Lindsey A. Macfarlane, MD
Pediatric Rheumatology – Peter A. Nigrovic, MD

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