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Register Now For Window Into Healthcare Disparities: Focus on Lupus to be Held June 9th
Monday, May 7, 2018
The IQ-LUPUS (Improve Quality in Low-income, Underserved, Poor, Underprivileged, SLE patients) Project, funded by the Greater Rochester Health Foundation, aims to overcome some of the common problems faced by SLE patients from the minority communities. As part of this initiative we aim to educate the healthcare providers caring for patients with SLE. This CME conference is the first of such meetings and will discuss healthcare disparities and how they impact the care of lupus patients. The conference will be held Saturday, June 9th from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. For more information and to register visit www.cvent.com/d/2gq9tn.
Allen Anandarajah, MD, MSc and Amanda Ostronic, MS, BSN, RN Head Rheumatology UR Pursuing Excellence Team
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Dr. Allen Anandarajah and Ms. Ostronic join one of several dozen UR Pursuing Excellence teams at URMC who will be fostering collaborative interprofessional teams to improve the quality of care for patients. This is part of a Medical Center-wide initiative to provide improved, innovative medical care throughout the URMC medical system, not just in the hospital.
Ummara Shah, MD and Jeanne Lomas, DO Named Associate Fellowship Program Directors
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Drs. Ummara Shah and Jeanne Lomas have recently taken on the role of Associate Program Director for the Rheumatology Fellowship and Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Programs respectively. The Division has numerous fellowship opportunities including combined training in Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology as well as adult and pediatric Rheumatology. Drs. Shah and Lomas will bring their unique expertise to these training programs.