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“All politics are local. The first step we must take is to build and reinforce local relationships with your state legislators, regional medical directors and allied advocacy groups." Howard Blumstein, MD, Chairman, ACR Affiliate Society Council
The ACR is dedicated to Advancing Rheumatology! The ACR advocates on behalf of rheumatologists and the rheumatology community through involvement in federal and state legislation and regulatory action, participation in hearings, and education of lawmakers on issues important to rheumatologists, health professionals, and patients. Become a part of advocacy efforts at the federal and state levels and learn why you can count on the ACR. Have information to share? We invite you to advise the ACR about public policy issues.
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Learn about Advocates for Arthritis, the ACR’s annual event that brings together rheumatology professionals and patients to advocate on behalf of the rheumatology community in Washington.
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