Congratulations to the 2024 East Program Winners!

We are thrilled to recognize the outstanding achievements of the winners of the 2024 East program at the North American Young Rheumatology Investigator Forum. Your dedication and innovative research have set new standards in the field of rheumatology.

Thank you to our East 2024 Sponsors

  • AbbVie
  • Cosentyx
  • Novartis
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Sanofi
  • LC Rheumatology and Infusion Center
  • Primus
2024 EAST

Oral Presentations

Top Oral Presentation
Dr. Rashmi Dhital

Placental Clues to Small for Gestational age Infants in SLE Pregnancies

Runner up Top Oral Presentation
Dr. Alexandre Matar

Early Versus Late Lupus Nephritis: A Meta-analysis of Observational Studies

Second Runner-Up Oral Presentation
Dr. Vinay Kumar Thallapally

Pregnancy Complications in Systemic Sclerosis Patients: Insights from National Inpatient Data
2024 East

Top Poster Presentations

Cpt. Maria Rechtin, M.D

SAM I AM: A Discussion on Segmental Arterial Mediolysis (SAM) as a Key Differential in the Workup of Possible Vasculitis

Andrew Price, D.O

Outcomes in Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis and Undifferentiated Arthritis

Sai Shanmukha Sreeram Pannala, M.D.

Intersectional Outcomes in Autoimmune Hepatitis: A Five-Year Retrospective Cohort Study Using NIS, on the Interplay of Gender and Race in AIK and Co-Occurring Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ellen Yos, M.D.

Investigating the Link Between Vitamin D Levels and Glucocorticoid Usage in SLE

Dr. Preethika Palani

Optimizing Comprehensive Care for the Hospitalized Hip Fracture Patients: Time to Surgery and Bone Health at Discharge

Dr. Sathvik Saineni

Exploring the Digital Landscape: A Survey on Social Media Engagement Among Rheumatology Fellows


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