The Brigham Board Review in Rheumatology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Board Review

A case-based review of basic principle updates, changing guidelines and therapeutic strategies in the field of rheumatology. Ideal for MOC.

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Learn from the Experts

Key rheumatologic medicine topics are addressed in The Brigham Board Review in Rheumatology. Learn new strategies with this case-based online CME program as world-renowned faculty, led by Jonathan S. Coblyn, MD, Simon M. Helfgott, MD, and Paul F. Dellaripa, MD, help you to better:

  • Apply current and recommended rheumatology guidelines in clinical practice
  • Perform differential diagnoses of complex clinical presentations related to rheumatologic disorders
  • Identify and apply current therapeutic options for specific rheumatologic disorders
  • Evaluate and interpret current literature relevant to clinical practice in rheumatology

CME and Board Prep at Your Convenience

The Brigham Board Review in Rheumatology is available online or via audio MP3 CDs, so you can earn credits from the comfort of your home or office and prepare for the ABIM Rheumatology subspecialty Board examination. This CME program provides you with a maximum of 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 25.75 MOC points.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider:
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Course Directors:
Jonathan S. Coblyn, MD
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Paul F. Dellaripa, MD
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Simon M. Helfgott, MD
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Course Director, The Brigham Board Review Distance Learning Series:
Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA
Senior Associate Dean for Postgraduate
Medical Education
Director, Master in Medical Sciences in
Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
Harvard Medical School
Director, Office of Postgraduate
Medical Education
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Credits: Earn a maximum of 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 25.75 ABIM MOC points

Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis, Brief Review of Differential Diagnosis and Initial Treatment - Jonathan S. Coblyn, MD
  • Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis - Deepak A. Rao, MD, PhD
  • RA: Biologics and Small Molecules - 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

  • Scleroderma: Clinical Features and Therapeutics - Flavia V. Castelino, MD

Sjögren’s and MCTD

  • Sjögren’s and Related Anti-Ro/La Antibody Syndromes - Julia Charles, MD, PhD

Psoriatic Arthritis and Other Spondyloarthropathies

  • Psoriatic Arthritis - Joseph F. Merola, MD, MMSc
  • Axial Spondyloarthritis - Joerg Ermann, MD

Vasculitis

  • Large Vessel Vasculitis - Paul Monach, MD
  • ANCA-associated Vasculitis - Paul Monach, MD
  • Vasculitic Syndromes - Paul F. Dellaripa, MD

Osteoporosis

  • Osteoporosis - Julia Charles, MD, PhD

Osteoarthritis

  • Osteoarthritis - Susan Y. Ritter, MD, PhD

Regional Pain/Sports Medicine

  • Common Clinical Conditions in the Elbow, Wrist and Hand - Brandon E. Earp, MD
  • The Shoulder and Knee in Sports - Elizabeth G. Matzkin, MD
  • Common Foot and Ankle Disorders - James P. Ioli, DPM

Spine Disorders, Evaluation and Treatement

  • 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
  • Lung Disease in the 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

Course Directors

Jonathan S. Coblyn, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Paul F. Dellaripa, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Simon M. Helfgott, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Course Director
The Brigham Board Review
Distance Learning Series

Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP(UK), MBA

  • Senior Associate Dean for Global and Continuing Education
  • Director, Master in Medical Sciences in
  • Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Office of Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Faculty

Anthony A. Amato, MD

  • Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Flavia V. Castelino, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Julia Charles, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Karen H. Costenbader, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Brandon E. Earp, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Joerg Ermann, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

James P. Ioli, DPM

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Zacharia Isaac, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Anna H. Jonsson, MD, PhD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MS

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Camille N. Kotton, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Lindsey A. MacFarlane, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

James H. Maguire, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Elena M. Massarotti, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

 

Elizabeth G. Matzkin, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Joseph F. Merola, MD, MMSc

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Dermatology
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Paul Monach, MD

  • Lecturer on Medicine, Part-time
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Peter A. Nigrovic, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Deepak A. Rao, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Susan Y. Ritter, MD, PhD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Nancy A. Shadick, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Stacy E. Smith, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Radiology
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Jeffrey Sparks, MD, MMSc

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Laura L. Tarter, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Derrick J. Todd, MD, PhD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Michael Weinblatt, MD

  • John R. Riedman Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation and Immunity
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Barbara N. Weissman, MD

  • Professor of Radiology, Emerita
  • Harvard Medical School

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 25.75 knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Date of Original Release: May 15, 2020
Date Credits Expire: May 15, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 25.75 hours

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an online activity post-test and evaluation.

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 ABIM Board Review or Recertification Examinations or who seek CME activities to improve patient care in the area of Rheumatology Medicine.