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2023 South Carolina Rheumatism Society Annual Meeting



Conference Brochure

2023 SC Rheumatism Society Annual Meeting Brochure can be found here:   SCRS 2023 Brochure

At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify clinical domain approach to comprehensive evaluation and management of psoriatic arthritis (PsA
  • Incorporate quantification of remission and low disease activity as target of treatment for PsA
  • Describe key efficacy and safety data on different MOAs of current and emerging therapies for PsA to your patient for shared management decision making
  • Collaborate with and educate referral sources for early identification and referral of axial spondyloarthritis
  • Collaborate with patients to identify goals of therapy
  • Describe key efficacy and safety data on different MOAs of current and emerging therapies for AxSpA to your patient for shared management decision makingIdentify patients who may benefit from the addition of a calcineurin inhibitor to standard-of-care therapy for LN
  • Identify patients who may benefit from the addition of belimumab to standard-of-care therapy for LN
  • Decide when to add a newly approved drug for LN when treating patients
  • Decide if a treated LN patient is in remission
  • Decide when to withdraw immunosuppression in LN patients
  • Assess risk of relapse of LN

Credit Designation

The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical University of South Carolina, and the South Carolina Rheumatism Society. The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, anyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any financial relationships with any ineligible companies. An ineligible company is any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re‐selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Any financial relationships with these ineligible companies have been mitigated by the MUSC Office of CME. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices will be asked to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation.


Annual Meeting Registration fee of $200 includes continental breakfasts, breaks, course syllabus and credit processing.

(Please use ONE of these methods to register.  Do not mail if previously faxed or telephoned).

Registration Methods

Please use ONE of these methods to register. Do not mail if previously faxed or telephoned.

Mail registration form with check made out to “Medical University of South Carolina” or credit card information to:
Elizabeth Gossen
MUSC Office of CME
96 Jonathan Lucas Street
HE 221A, MSC 754
Charleston, SC, 29425

Telephone: (843) 876-1925 – Registration by credit card only

Fax:  Registration form (credit card only) faxed to 843-876-1931

Email: Registration form (credit card only) emailed to

Online: Online Registration Portal


A refund for conference registration will be made upon written request prior to March 21, 2023; however, $75 will be retained for administrative costs. No refunds will be made after March 21, 2023. We reserve the right to cancel the program if necessary. Full registration fees will be refunded for canceled programs. The Medical University cannot be responsible for reimbursement of airline or other transportation fees, hotel or rental car charges, including penalties. By registering for this conference, you acknowledge and agree to this cancellation policy.

Americans with Disabilities Act

If you feel you need services or the auxiliary aids mentioned in this act in order to fully participate in this continuing medical education activity, please call the Office of CME at (843) 876-1925 or attach a note to your registration.


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Place Charleston, 560 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403. The conference rate is $299.00 and the room block for Society registrants will be held until Thursday March 23, 2023. The room block may fill prior to March 29, 2022 and availability cannot be guaranteed. We suggest you make your reservation as soon as possible. To make your reservation, please call the hotel at 1-800-993-4751 and reference the SC Rheumatism Society Annual Meeting. You can also make your reservations by going to the following link:

Parking: Current Parking fees per day are as follows: Valet Parking rate is currently $36.00 per day & will be charged to individual guest rooms on a nightly basis. Self-parking is located in the Charleston County Municipal Parking Garage located behind the Hotel. Self-parking is a separate charge paid directly to the garage upon exiting. Current fee is $20.00 per day, and subject to change. 

Make your hotel reservation before March 23!