Continuing Medical Education

The following videos are UPMC physician resources for Continuing Medical Education (CME). These videos show actual RACER Doctors and RACER Patients. This is a great tool for patients, family, and friends to gain further education about Rheumatoid Arthritis and RACER.

2012-10-30 CME Levesque Dr. Marc Levesque presenting RACER at the UPMC Medical Grand Rounds.

2012-10-30 CME Starz2 Health care professionals and RACER patients on the effects of RA.


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Print Articles:

1. Levesque, MC (2007). CME activity: Current and emerging treatments for RA — A focus on B-cell-depleting agents: An expert interview with Marc C. Levesque, MD, PhD. Medscape Rheumatology,

2. Levesque, MC (2007). CME activity: Hematologic malignancies and anti-TNF-directed therapies in rheumatoid arthritis. Medscape Rheumatology, http://­­viewarticle/­567985

3. Levesque, MC (2008). CME activity: Systemic extra-articular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis. Medscape Rheumatology, http://­­viewarticle/­574674

4. Levesque, MC (2008). CME activity: Risks and adverse events associated with biologic agents for rheumatoid arthritis. Medscape Rheumatology, http://­­viewarticle/­585093

5. Levesque, MC (2009). CME activity: An individualized approach to management of rheumatoid arthritis patients who fail anti-TNF therapy. Medscape Rheumatology, http://­­viewarticle/­707546

6. Levesque, MC (2012). Comparative Effectiveness in RA: Where Do We Stand? A Case-Based Look at How Recent Comparative Trials May Affect Treatment Decisions. Medscape Rheumatology,


1. Levesque, MC, A Gibofsky and A Kavanaugh (2009). CME activity: Managing inflammatory arthritic diseases and comorbidity in adults and the elderly. Medscape Rheumatology, http://­­viewarticle/­712088

2. Levesque, MC (2012). RA virtual abstracts: In-depth discussion of key data from Berlin 2012.

3. Cohen, MD and MC Levesque (2012). Tofacitinib vs methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis in methotrexate-naive patients.

4. Cohen, MD and MC Levesque (2012). Abatacept and tocilizumab for rheumatoid arthritis: Results from the Danish DANBIO registry.

5. Cohen, MD and MC Levesque (2012). Abatacept vs Anti-TNF Agents in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results From ABROAD.

6. Gibofsky, A, P Emery, MC Levesque and MH Schiff (2012). Practical Implications of Comparative Effectiveness Research in Rheumatoid Arthritis.­/viewarticle/776482

7. Levesque, MC (2013). Optimizing Disease Control and Patient Outcomes in RA. http://­