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13th Annual Lupus Education Day

We have brought this free symposium to the Rochester community yearly in order to provide state-of-the-art information to individuals with lupus and their families.

It is an interesting time in the world of lupus with many active clinical trials studying new treatment options. We are also excited to bring back last year’s popular break-out sessions and offer “U Pick 2” this year.

We gratefully acknowledge the support from our IQ-Lupus Initiative that helps provide lupus patient education and outreach.

Symposium Organizer: Jennifer Anolik, M.D., Ph.D.  Professor of Medicine, Pathology, and Microbiology/Immunology Associate Chair for Research, Department of Medicine, Director of the URMC Lupus Clinic, University of Rochester Division of Allergy/Immunology & RheumatologyTopics/Agenda:

10:00-10:30am - Sign-in/Refreshments
10:30-10:35 -Introduction/Logistics
10:35-11:00 - What’s New in the World of Lupus – Dr. Jennifer Anolik
11:00-11:30 -Lupus and Pregnancy – Dr. Loralei Thornburg
11:30-11:45 - Refreshment Break
11:45-12:35pm - Patient Panel
12:35-1:45 -Break-out Sessions – “U Pick 2”: Yoga, Mindfulness, Physical Activity, &
Ask the Doc
1:45-2:00 Questions and wrap-up

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 10:00am to 2:00pm

Helen Wood Hall, Auditorium 1W-304
255 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester NY 14642

Event Type

Conferences and Symposia


Patients, General Public


community engagement

School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Medicine
Contact Phone or Email

Registration Contact: Christine Pawuk - 585- 275-2891 (no registration fee)

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