November 10-15

The official news source of

ACR Convergence 2023

San Diego, CA

  • Basic and Clinical Research Conference to highlight emerging understanding of somatic mutations

    Basic and Clinical Research Conference to highlight emerging understanding of somatic mutations

    Building off a positive reception to a change in format last year, the Basic and Clinical Research Conference will be a combined one-day session again at ACR Convergence 2022. Presentations from a multidisciplinary roster of speakers will focus on the genetics of somatic mutations, said moderator Peter Grayson, MD, MSc.

  • Review Course helps practitioners and trainees stay up to date on effective rheumatology strategy

    Review Course helps practitioners and trainees stay up to date on effective rheumatology strategy

    This year’s Review Course will feature expert presentations on Sjögren’s syndrome, spondyloarthritis, metabolic bone disease, osteoarthritis, statin myopathy, paraneoplastic syndromes, and autoinflammatory syndromes, said co-moderator Noelle A. Rolle, MBBS, FACR.

  • Pediatric sessions underscore diverse expertise needed to treat young patients

    Pediatric sessions underscore diverse expertise needed to treat young patients

    An international, multidisciplinary lineup of speakers highlights the pediatric rheumatology programming. “The main goal is to ensure that we disseminate crosscutting, collaborative work that improves the care of children with rheumatic illnesses through the work of multiple specialties,” said Eyal Muscal, MD, MS.

  • Stats Bootcamp will illustrate best practices in statistical data methodologies

    Stats Bootcamp will illustrate best practices in statistical data methodologies

    Becki Cleveland, PhD, and five other speakers will help clinicians increase their fluency in the language of statistics during the three Stats Bootcamp sessions. Dr. Cleveland will review how to identify categorical response variables, and how they differ from continuous ones, to understand relevant features of models for categorical response variables.

  • Radiology Bootcamp teaches how to select proper imaging modalities for rheumatology patients

    Radiology Bootcamp teaches how to select proper imaging modalities for rheumatology patients

    A trio of radiologists from George Washington University will present a comprehensive approach to imaging interpretation during Radiology Bootcamp 2022. Any provider or physician who reviews radiology reports in the clinic to help with diagnosis can benefit from this session, said moderator Aimee Chen-Wiener, MSN, APRN.

  • Virtual Community Hubs keep rheumatology subcommunities connected

    Virtual Community Hubs keep rheumatology subcommunities connected

    Twenty-one Community Hubs provide interactive virtual meeting spaces for networking and information sharing on specific topics among ACR Convergence attendees with shared research or clinical interests.