Dr. Fessler, Dunn Scleroderma Scholar, organized the UAB Scleroderma Symposium held on Thursday, December 5, 2013. Maria Trojanowska, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Arthritis Center at Boston University in Boston was the keynote speaker. In addition to Drs. Trojanowska and Fessler, speakers included Marcin Trojanowski, MD; Joao de Andrade, MD, Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic; Yong Zhou, PhD, Assistant Professor, UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine; Joanne Murphy-Ullrich, PhD, Professor of Pathology; and Timothy Wick, PhD, Professor and Chair, Biomedical Engineering. The symposium was co-sponsored by the Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, the Comprehensive Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, and Autoimmunity Center, and the UAB BioMatrix Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Center.