Translating Science into Clinical Care

March 20-23, 2014 • San Francisco, California, USA

Patient Agenda

Thursday, March 20, 2014           

8:00 am - 8:15 am            
Joint Session Welcome & Introduction
Fred Friedberg, Ph.D.
President, IACFS/ME
Research Associate Professor, Stony Brook University

8:15 am - 8:30 am
Joint Session Welcome from Stanford 
Jose Montoya, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center

8:30 am - 9:30 am  (last 15 Min: Q & A)
Small Game Hunting
Joint Session Special Guest Speaker Ian Lipkin, M.D.
John Snow Professor of Epidemiology & Director, Center for Infection and Immunity, Columbia University 

9:30 am -10:10 am (last 15 min.: Q and A)          
New Developments in Possible Causes of ME/CFS
Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D.
Simcox-Clifford-Higby Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

10:10 am -10:25 am
Break/Visit Exhibits

10:25 am - 11:15 am (last 15 min.:  Q and A)        
What Helps People Cope with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia
Fred Friedberg, Ph.D.
President, IACFS/ME
Research Associate Professor, Stony Brook University
Leonard A. Jason, Ph.D.
Professor, DePaul University
 
11:15 am - 12:30 pm (last 20 min.: Q and A)   
The Experts on Medications for CFS/ME

Initial Approach to Management
Charles Lapp, MD
Medical Director, Hunter-Hopkins Center

Antivirals
Jose Montoya, MD
Professor of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center

Immunomodulators
Nancy Klimas, MD
Professor of Medicine & Director, Nova Southeastern University
Director, Miami VAMC Gulf War Illness & ME/CFS Research Program

12:30 am - 1:30 pm 

Lunch Break/ Visit Exhibits

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch Break Out: Severely Ill Patients
Charles Lapp, MD
Medical Director, Hunter-Hopkins Center
Note: Attendees are encourage to bring their lunch into this session

1:30 pm - 2:10 pm  (last 15 min. Q and A)
Legal Aspects of Disability
Steven P. Krafchick, J.D., M.P.H.

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm (last 15 min. Q and A)            
Effective Management of Activity Intolerance
Staci R. Stevens, M.A .
Vice President, IACFS/ME
Founder, Workwell Foundation

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm  (last 15 min. Q and A)
Your Energy Envelope: Tools to Stop Crashing, Start Pacing and Planning Your Health
Bruce Campbell, Ph.D.

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Break

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm (last 15 min. Q and A)
Fibromyalgia Update
Lucinda Bateman, M.D.
Fatigue Consultation Clinic

Jarred Younger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Stanford University Medical School

5:00 - 5:45 pm 
The Physician-Patient Relationship in the Genomic Era
Joint Session Keynote Speaker:  Abraham Verghese, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Stanford University Medical School
Best-selling Author, Cutting for Stone

Following each talk, speakers will field questions written on cards by the audience as time permits

   

 

 

Translating Science into Clinical Care

March 20-23, 2014 • San Francisco, California, USA

Patient Agenda

Thursday, March 20, 2014           

8:00 am - 8:15 am            
Joint Session Welcome & Introduction
Fred Friedberg, Ph.D.
President, IACFS/ME
Research Associate Professor, Stony Brook University

8:15 am - 8:30 am
Joint Session Welcome from Stanford 
Jose Montoya, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center

8:30 am - 9:30 am  (last 15 Min: Q & A)
Small Game Hunting
Joint Session Special Guest Speaker Ian Lipkin, M.D.
John Snow Professor of Epidemiology & Director, Center for Infection and Immunity, Columbia University 

9:30 am -10:10 am (last 15 min.: Q and A)          
New Developments in Possible Causes of ME/CFS
Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D.
Simcox-Clifford-Higby Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

10:10 am -10:25 am
Break/Visit Exhibits

10:25 am - 11:15 am (last 15 min.:  Q and A)        
What Helps People Cope with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia
Fred Friedberg, Ph.D.
President, IACFS/ME
Research Associate Professor, Stony Brook University
Leonard A. Jason, Ph.D.
Professor, DePaul University
 
11:15 am - 12:30 pm (last 20 min.: Q and A)   
The Experts on Medications for CFS/ME

Initial Approach to Management
Charles Lapp, MD
Medical Director, Hunter-Hopkins Center

Antivirals
Jose Montoya, MD
Professor of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center

Immunomodulators
Nancy Klimas, MD
Professor of Medicine & Director, Nova Southeastern University
Director, Miami VAMC Gulf War Illness & ME/CFS Research Program

12:30 am - 1:30 pm 

Lunch Break/ Visit Exhibits

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch Break Out: Severely Ill Patients
Charles Lapp, MD
Medical Director, Hunter-Hopkins Center
Note: Attendees are encourage to bring their lunch into this session

1:30 pm - 2:10 pm  (last 15 min. Q and A)
Legal Aspects of Disability
Steven P. Krafchick, J.D., M.P.H.

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm (last 15 min. Q and A)            
Effective Management of Activity Intolerance
Staci R. Stevens, M.A .
Vice President, IACFS/ME
Founder, Workwell Foundation

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm  (last 15 min. Q and A)
Your Energy Envelope: Tools to Stop Crashing, Start Pacing and Planning Your Health
Bruce Campbell, Ph.D.

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Break

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm (last 15 min. Q and A)
Fibromyalgia Update
Lucinda Bateman, M.D.
Fatigue Consultation Clinic

Jarred Younger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Stanford University Medical School

5:00 - 5:45 pm 
The Physician-Patient Relationship in the Genomic Era
Joint Session Keynote Speaker:  Abraham Verghese, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Stanford University Medical School
Best-selling Author, Cutting for Stone

Following each talk, speakers will field questions written on cards by the audience as time permits