Pediatrics: Rheumatology

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Patient Education

Camp M.A.S.H. (Make Arthritis Stop Hurting)

Camp M.A.S.H. is a 6 day camping experience for children 9-17 with the diagnosis of a Rheumatic Disease.  The camping experience is held at a permanent Easter Seal Camping facility located in the Wisconsin Dells.  Children/Adolescents in Wisconsin, Northern IL, and Minnesota are welcome and encouraged to attend.  The Camp is staffed with a Board certified Pediatrician and 2 Rheumatology Nurse Practitioners as well as several staff nurses.  The Camp is run by the Arthritis Foundation WI chapter with a strong affiliation with the Rheumatology staff at Children's Hospital of WI and the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Lupus Day

Lupus Education Day is a family centered educational opportunity for children/adolescents and family members afflicted with Lupus to learn about the disease process and treatment modalities.

Winter Family Fun Day

Winter Family Fun Day is a yearly family centered educational day for Wisconsin families with a child/adolescent diagnosed with a Rheumatic Disease.  This program provides educational programs as well as social functions for families who have a child/adolescent with a Rheumatic Disease.  The program is sponsored by the Wisconsin Arthritis Foundation in collaboration with the staff at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin.

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