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.
Diet & Rheumatic Diseases
On this episode, Dr. Monica Guma joins the show to talk about how diet may impact these conditions—positively or negatively.
21. Use of Complementary Alternative Therapies in Rheumatic Care
Dr. Chenchen Wang joins the show to discuss popular alternative therapies*, address a few myths, and offer insight on how rheumatologists can support patients interested in these alternative options.
*The host, Dr. Wang nor the ACR suggests that patients with rheumatic conditions forgo traditional treatment plans recommended by trained rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals. Patients should continue to see their rheumatologist for updates or additions to their treatment plan.
A Year of Telemedicine
This month, our host takes a look back on the telemedicine journey many health care providers and patients navigated in 2020. Dr. Christine Peoples and Dr. Aruni Jayatilleke join as guests sharing their experiences and tips on digitally treating patients with rheumatic diseases.
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)
Finally! Great work by Dr. Hausmann.