Grand Rounds - Oct. 8, 2021
"How to Approach a Patient Who Has Multiple Aches and Pains"

Speaker: Peng Thim Fan, MD, FACP, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA




  1. Recognize the importance of pathophysiology in understanding rheumatic disease –target tissue and characteristic joint distribution.
  2. Distinguish inflammatory from non-inflammatory (degenerative) arthritis and non-articular (soft-tissue) rheumatic conditions.
  3. Discuss the role of laboratory and imaging studies in rheumatologic diagnosis.
  4. Review the features that distinguish fibromyalgia from other rheumatic diseases.

Accreditation: St. Charles Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. St. Charles Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals

Accessibility/Program Questions: St. Charles Health System encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Medical Education at 541-706-4680, For CME or Clerkship questions, contact Sheila Jordan, MMGT, CHCP, Manager of Continuing Medical Education at 541-706-6780,

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