Metropolitan New York Bone Club Meeting
"Glucocorticoid Induced Osteoporosis: New Insights; New Guidelines"

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Course Director

John P. Bilezikian, MD, PhD (hon)
Silberberg Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Vice Chair, International Education and Research
Chief, Emeritus, Division of Endocrinology
Director, Metabolic Bone Diseases Program

Keynote Speaker

Kenneth G. Saag, MD, MSc
Jane Knight Lowe Professor, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
Vice Chair, Department of Medicine
Director, Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs),
Center for Outcomes, Effectiveness Research and Education (COERE), and Center of Research Translation (CORT) in Gout and Hyperuricemia
University of Alabama at Birmingham


Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


06:30pm – 07:30pm         Buffet Dinner
07:30pm – 08:30pm         Presentation
08:30pm – 09:00pm         Q + A

Description & Objectives

  • 1 - To describe the epidemiology and pathophysiological aspects of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis.
  • 2 - To underscore the importance of glucocorticoids as a cause of osteoporosis.
  • 3 - To provide new insights into the management of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

Meeting Location

Marriott East Side Hotel (49th and Lexington Avenue)
525 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017


Registration is required.

  • Physicians (Free)
    Allied Health Professionals (Free)
    CUMC/NYP Faculty (Free)


Space is Limited. Registration is required.
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Accreditation/Designation of Credit

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Columbia University and Amedco. Amedco is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement
Amedco designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Before the program, all faculty will disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or other relationship(s) (e.g. employee, consultant, speaker's bureau, grant recipient, research support, stock ownership or any other special relationship) they might have with

a) the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) to be discussed during their presentation and/or

b) any commercial contributor to this activity. When unlabeled uses are discussed, these will also be indicated.

Americans with Disabilities Act

The Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. Any participant with special needs must submit a written request to our office at least one month prior to the course date.