As the official podcast of the American College of Rheumatology, ACR on Air will dive into topics such as the latest research on rheumatic disease, solutions for addressing practice management issues, legislative policies impacting patient care, and more. Tune in the third Tuesday of each month for engaging interviews and commentary with leading rheumatology professionals.
ACR COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance Recommends Vaccination, Addresses Immunosuppressant Drugs & Patient Concerns
This show is a special one and covers a topic that so many of you have been asking about! The American College of Rheumatology just released its guidance summary on the COVID-19 vaccine for patients with rheumatic diseases, and we have the lead author, Dr. Jeff Curtis, on the show to discuss the research and recommendations.
Advocacy in Rheumatology - ACR 2021 Priorities
This month’s show focuses on advocacy in the rheumatology space. Our host chats with Lennie Shewmaker McDaniel, director of congressional affairs for the ACR; and Amanda Grimm Wiegrefe, the ACR’s director of regulatory affairs about advocacy wins and losses for 2020, the upcoming priorities for 2021, and how listeners can get involved.
17. Hot Topics Journals Edition (Dec. 15, 2020)
Hot Topics Journals Edition - New OA Treatment
This month’s show features a guest author discussing, Dr. Yusuf Yazici, discussing his team’s efforts to create a drug treatment for osteoarthritis. The study was published in the American College of Rheumatology’s journal, Arthritis & Rheumatology.
ACR Convergence 2020 Preview
This month we’re giving you a preview of ACR Convergence 2020, the ACR’s annual meeting, which will be held Nov. 5 – 9 in an all-virtual environment. Our host chats with Dr. Vicki Shanmugam and Dr. Swamy Venuturupalli about the shift to a virtual event this year, what’s changing and staying the same, must attend sessions including special COVID-19 discussions and what participants can expect from this all-encompassing experience.
Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month (RDAM)
It’s Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, RDAM for short, and in this episode, we’re talking with Dr. Kanika Monga about a few of the 100+ rheumatic diseases, the 54 million Americans with a rheumatic condition and the results of a nationwide patient survey. RDAM is hosted every September by the American College of Rheumatology and its Simple Tasks™ awareness campaign.