Vasculitis Foundation Canada

By Jon Stewart

VFC announces Vasculitis & COVID-19 Q&A for vasculitis patients via ZOOM on Saturday, May 9, 2019 at 1PM Eastern Time. This event has been organized to coincide with the International Vasculitis Awareness Month held each year during the month of May.

May 6, 2020

by Jon Stewart

Living with vasculitis is one crazy thing, living with vasculitis and COVID-19 is a whole new crazy thing!

As a vasculitis patient, family member, or friend of a vasculitis patient you probably have a few questions about the impact of COVID-19 on vasculitis patients.  Join us for the answers to some of those questions!

With the assistance of Dr’s. Pagnoux and Khalidi from the Toronto and the Hamilton Vasculitis Clinics, VFC has assembled a team of vasculitis specialists to tackle your questions!

Join us for a meeting-of-the-minds on vasculitis and COVID-19.

The team to answer your questions will be:

Katherine Siminovitch, M.D., FRCP(C), Professor of Medicine, Rheumatologist, Geneticist, Senior Investigator at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto. ON.;

Christian Pagnoux, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor, Vasculitis Clinic, Division of Rheumatology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON;

Nader A. Khalidi, MD, FRCP(C), Professor of Medicine, McMaster University, Head of Service, Rheumatology, St. Joseph’s Health Care System;

Stephanie Garner, M.D., MSc, FRCP(C), McMaster University and 2020 Recipient of the VCRC & VF Fellowship Award;

Mats Junek, M.D., MSc, (HRM), McMaster University, COVID-19 Team Leader

To attend Vasculitis & COVID-19 by ZOOM, please send an email to[email protected] and we’ll send you a ZOOM invitation by return email!  Space may be limited.

 To Ask the Experts your questionsinclude in your email a maximum of 3 questions that you would like answered about vasculitis and COVID-19.  We’ll work to get your answers during our ZOOM meeting.  To reduce any chance of “ZOOM booming” your invitation is linked to your email address, we admit you, and only you, into the meeting using that one email address.

For questions about this meeting, feel free to contact VFC at [email protected]