Challenging Topics in Medicine Fibromyalgia Symposium
Latest Diagnostic Breakthroughs
Topic: What is fibromyalgia and how do you diagnose it?
Speaker: Bruce Gillis, MD, MPH, member of the clinical faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and founder of EpicGenetics
Topic: Cutting Edge Testing for the Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia
Speaker: Ernest Brahn, MD, professor of medicine and rheumatology and arthritis Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Registration Register online at: http://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/giving/alumni_programming/ or contact Charles Eastwood, Office of Medical Advancement, Ph: 312-355-1899, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Time: 9:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
10:00 a.m. Lecture With Questions & Answers
Date: May 11, 2013
College of Medicine Research Building, Moss Auditorium (Room 1020 CMRB) 909 S. Wolcott Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60612
1. Describe the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia
2. Determine the criteria for making the diagnosis of fibromyalgia
3. Utilize information gained to best manage the disease
4. Integrate the latest diagnostic studies in order to monitor the efficacy
of treatment using newly discovered immune system biomarkers
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