THE OFFICIAL NEWS SOURCE OF ACR CONVERGENCE 2022 • NOVEMBER 10-14


  • Annual Meeting offers a chance to connect with best and brightest in rheumatology

    Annual Meeting offers a chance to connect with best and brightest in rheumatology

    ACR President Sharad Lakhanpal, MBBS, MD, is a Dallas-area rheumatologist and Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and an investigator at Metroplex Clinical Research Center in Dallas, where he has participated in hundreds of clinical trials. Dr. Lakhanpal recently shared his thoughts about the Annual Meeting. READ MORE

  • Opening Lecture to present the A to Z of infectious disease

    Opening Lecture to present the A to Z of infectious disease

    The ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting each year features prestigious speakers that deliver groundbreaking lectures on crucial topics in medicine, and the 2017 Opening Lecture continues this special tradition. Immunologist Anthony Fauci, MD, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will present “Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases: From AIDS to Zika.” READ MORE

  • Meet the Whole World of Rheumatology in San Diego

    Meet the Whole World of Rheumatology in San Diego

    Join thousands of attendees from more than 100 countries and learn about the latest advances making a difference now and into the future. Take advantage of more than 450 educational sessions, hands-on workshops, basic science and clinical review courses, and lectures from global experts Nov. 3–8 in San Diego at the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting. READ MORE

  • Sub-chairs share Annual Meeting session highlights

    Sub-chairs share Annual Meeting session highlights

    Educational tracks help you navigate the Annual Meeting. Basic Science is designed for researchers and academicians seeking cutting-edge science. Business/Administration helps practice managers, clinicians, and health professionals get information about business, regulatory, and compliance issues. Clinical Practice highlights the latest developments in patient care. READ MORE

  • Program committee members share sub-specialty highlights

    Program committee members share sub-specialty highlights

    The 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego will bring together more than 16,000 rheumatologists, rheumatology health professionals, fellows-in-training, and exhibitors from more than 100 countries to learn about the latest scientific advances, clinical issues, professional development, and more. Within this year’s primary educational tracks, attendees will find sub-specialty sessions targeted to specific areas of interest—educators, pediatric rheumatologists, health professionals, practice managers, and fellows-in-training. READ MORE

  • TechMed sub-track gives a close-up look at how supercomputing can revolutionize medicine

    TechMed sub-track gives a close-up look at how supercomputing can revolutionize medicine

    Advances in supercomputing to analyze big data and the role of virtual reality (VR) in pain management highlight this year’s TechMed sub-track. On Tuesday, Nov. 7, the chief medical officer […] READ MORE

  • Networking Opportunities

    Networking Opportunities

    The ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting has many great opportunities to network with colleagues and others in the field. Here are a few ways to connect during the Annual Meeting. Opening Reception: […] READ MORE

  • Annual Meeting continues to lead the way in all types of science

    Annual Meeting continues to lead the way in all types of science

    ACR President Joan M. Von Feldt, MD, MSEd, recently shared her thoughts about the Annual Meeting, the field of rheumatology, and her own career. READ MORE

  • Make plans for the world’s premier rheumatology meeting

    Make plans for the world’s premier rheumatology meeting

    Following a record-breaking meeting last year in San Francisco, final preparations are in full swing for the 2016 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting, Nov. 11-16 in Washington, D.C., and what promises to be another outstanding week of learning and networking with rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals from around the world. READ MORE

  • There’s so much to do in our nation’s capital

    There’s so much to do in our nation’s capital

    We can’t wait to welcome you—or welcome you back—to Washington for the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting! Most of us locals aren’t from here, either, so you’ll probably blend in just fine. Here’s a primer on the lay of the land and what not to miss if you have some free time during your visit. READ MORE