Date(s) - 09/14/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Inn at Longwood Medical


Please join the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research and internationally recognized physicians in Boston to gain valuable insight into sarcoidosis.

Patients and loved ones will have the opportunity to learn about FSR’s research initiatives, sarcoidosis treatment options, and clinical care with experts in the field in Boston.

Time, Date, Location

Saturday, September 14, 2019
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Inn at Longwood Medical Center
342 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

Please refer to email updates and registration page for ongoing updates or email


The map below depicts parking garages near the venue. While we strongly recommend parking in the garage attached to the venue at 350 Longwood Avenue, parking is available on a first come, first served basis. Please plan accordingly. Additional parking is available in two nearby garages at 375 Longwood Avenue and 333 Longwood Avenue.

Unfortunately, parking costs are not included with conference registration. We recommend carpooling with other friends and family members who will attend the conference. Parking with validation at the venue will cost $8. We cannot guarantee rates at neighboring parking garages and appreciate you understanding.

Finally, you know yourself best. Please plan to arrive early enough before the event starts to drop off friends or family members who may have mobility restrictions, park, and comfortably find your way to the venue.

10:00 AMWelcome & IntroductionsFSR Staff
10:05 AMIntroduction to FSRKelli Beyer, FSR Director of Education and Outreach
10:20 AMLiving with Sarcoidosis: A Patient’s PerspectivePaul Paradis, FSR Patient Ambassador
10:30 AMDiagnosis and Monitoring: What You Need to KnowPraveen Govender, MD – Boston Medical Center
10:50 AMCardiac SarcoidosisNeal Lakdawala, MD – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
11:10 AMUsing the Bad to Fuel the Fire of GoodJim Davis – FSR Board of Directors
11:40 AMPanel Q&AAM Presenters – Govender, Lakdawala
12:10 PMFSR Resources and SupportKelli Beyer, FSR
1:00 PMSkin SarcoidosisSotonye Imadojemu, MD – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
1:20 AMAches, Fatigue, and Quality of LifeJeffrey Sparks, MD – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
1:40 PMTreatment OptionsJeffrey Berman, MD – Boston Medical Center
2:00 PMPanel Q&AAfternoon Presenters – Imadojemu, Sparks, Berman
2:45Moving Research ForwardFSR Staff
3:10 PMAudience Networking
3:45 PMClosing

In addition to world-renowned physician speakers, this conference will feature opportunities to get involved in research, interact with other patients and loved ones, and learn about resources and supports offered by the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research and our partners. Please register today to save your seat!


Please note that one conference registration is required for each attendee. Please complete the form below and refresh the page to register additional people.

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