Demystifying Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

September 19, 2022
This activity, in conjunction with the American College of Rheumatology, enlists rheumatology fellows-in-training to deliver an educational session about lupus to non-rheumatology healthcare providers to help them better recognize the signs and symptoms of lupus and improve timely and accurate referral to a rheumatologist for diagnosis and treatment.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for non-rheumatology providers, including residents, NPs, PAs, generalists, and other subspecialists dedicated to providing a high level of care to their patients.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the presenting signs and symptoms of lupus;
  • Recall when to refer a suspected case of lupus to a rheumatologist;
  • Describe how to initiate a workup for lupus;
  • Discuss lupus epidemiology and health disparities;
  • State lupus disease characteristics and genetics.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
John Byun
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Event starts: 
09/19/2022 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
09/19/2022 - 7:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Chicago, IL
United States
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 The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this activity due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

John Byun, MD
Rheumatology Fellow

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with their participation in the activity.

Other Health Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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