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Basic Rheumatologic Workup & Interpretation for the General Internist

Total Credits: 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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FOMA - Florida
Adam Grunbaum, DO, FACOI, FACR, FACP
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First presented at the FOMA 2023 Virtual Seminar. FOMA is proud to offer this on-demand CME program as Adam Grunbaum explores approaches to patients with Rheumatic diseases in the primary care setting.

Basic Rheumatologic workup for the General Internist

Learning objectives:

    1. Recognize the features of systemic lupus erythematosus.
    2. Recognize the features of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
    3. Recognize features of Juvenile Dermatomyositis
    4. Be able to perform a detailed musculoskeletal exam to assess for signs of arthritis, lupus, and to assess muscle strength.
    5. Recognize the indications for laboratory testing and the basic interpretation of laboratory testing when assessing a patient for a possible autoimmune or autoinflammatory disease.

Dr. Grunbaum has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

GRIEVANCE POLICY: The FOMA strives to provide continuing medical education programs to fulfill the needs of the attendees and to meet the AOA Uniform Guidelines and AOA Accreditation Requirements. Comments, questions, or complaints should be forwarded to FOMA Executive Director Steve Winn, by calling the FOMA Office at 850-878-7364 or by mail to FOMA, 2544 Blairstone Pines Drive, Tallahassee, FL  32301, or by email to




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Adam J. Grunbaum, DO, is board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. He received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency at Sun Coast Hospital and Rheumatology fellowship at Largo Medical Center in Largo, Florida. In 2007, the American College of Osteopathic Internists honored Dr. Grunbaum with the National Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. It is presented annually to residents in recognition of outstanding compassion in the delivery of care, respect for patients, their families, healthcare colleagues and demonstrates excellence in clinical teaching. After completing his training, Dr. Grunbaum entered private practice in Central Florida where he also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine and also was a Clinical Preceptor for the Physician Assistant Program before returning to the Tampa areas to become an Associate Program Director for a new Internal Medicine Program and oversee the Rheumatology division and development of the program. During the growth of the program, Dr. Grunbaum helped found the Rheumatology Fellowship and now serves as the Program Director of the Rheumatology Fellowship at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. This program is part of the HCA Healthcare Florida/University of South Florida Graduate Medical Education Consortium involved in training physicians throughout the Tampa Bay area. Dr. Grunbaum is also an Assistant Professor with the USF Morsani College of Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor with Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has partnered with the Arthritis Foundation, Tampa Bay Bone Coalition as well as the Tampa Bay Health & Medical Preparedness Coalition. His practice is involved in clinical research studies primarily focused on rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and gout. Teaching has always been a passion for Dr. Grunbaum. He has been involved in his local community since graduation, not only with teaching the next generation of physicians, but actively involved with education in the community and outreach programs. His clinic is actively involved with clinical research studies primarily focused on rheumatoid arthritis and gout. In his spare time, Dr. Grunbaum enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and supporting the Tampa Bay sports teams.



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