The Ishmael Lectureship is a Continuing Medical Education event open to all physicians, researchers and those in the medical community focused in rheumatology, orthopedics, family medicine, internal medicine and immunology.


This year’s presenters will include:

Prevention and Management of Congenital Heart Block in SSA+Pregnant Women

  Vaccination in Rheumatic Diseases & Disease Activity and Medication Use in RA Pregnancies
Jill Buyon, MDJill Buyon, MD
Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Rheumatology at New York University School of Medicine
Director of the NYU Lupus Center

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  Eliza Chakravarty, MD Eliza Chakravarty, MD
Associate Member, Arthritis and Clinical Immunology at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Genetics to Personalized Medicine

Controversies About Treatment of Lupus Nephritis
Soumya Raychaudhuri, MD, PhD Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor, Faculty of Medical Sciences at Univ. of Manchester
Associate Member at Broad Institute

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  Brad Rovin, MD, FACP, FASNBrad Rovin, MD, FACP, FASN
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Director, Division of Nephrology
Vice Chairman of Medicine for Research at Ohio State Univ. School Medicine

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Oklahoma State Medical Association and the Oklahoma Arthritis Foundation. The Oklahoma State Medical Association (OSMA) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The OSMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


A special group rate is available for those travelling to the lectureship from out of town:$151 per night – please ask for the OUHSC rate when booking your room

The Skirvin Hotel
1 Park Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102


Click here for a map that provides location and parking information for the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF).For more information about the Ishmael Lectureship, please contact Pam Gill at

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