Past Programs

Fourth Annual H. Ralph Schumacher, MD Lecture

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Guest speaker: Donald Goldsmith, MD,
Professor of Pediatrics, Drexel University College of Medicine & Chief, Section on Rheumatology, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Title of Talk:  “The Expanding Mosaic of Autoinflammatory Diseases”

Third Annual H. Ralph Schumacher, MD Lecture

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Guest speaker: John H. Stone, MD,
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director of Rheumatology Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital

Title of Talk:  “IgG4-Related Disease: Treatment and Insight into Pathophysiology”

2nd Annual H. Ralph Schumacher, MD Lecture

April 29, 2014

Guest speaker:  Dr. James O’Dell,
Larson Professor of Medicine, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Professor, Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Chief of Rheumatology, Omaha Veterans Administration

Title of Talk:  “Value Based Care for RA:  Lesson from TEAR and RACAT”


(Left to right): Drs. Schumacher, O’Dell (guest speaker) and Joan Von Feldt


Dr. H. Ralph Schumacher (left) and Dr. James O’Dell (right)

Clinical Pathological Conference, February 11, 2014

Case #1
“A 52-year-old woman with peripheral neuropathy”

Presenter: Dr. Ruchika Patel, Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania

Discussant: Dr. Marissa Blum, Temple University

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Case #2
“A 74-year old woman with a necrotic tongue”

Presenter: Dr. Arielle Silver, Arthritis, Rheumatic and Back Disease Associates

Discussant: Dr. Antoine Sreih, University of Pennsylvania

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63rd Pemberton Lecture, Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Guest Speaker: Joan M. Bathon, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director, Division of Rheumatology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Topic: Understanding the Increased Risk of Heart Failure in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Bathon Receiving Plaque