The ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting is the premier educational event for physicians, health professionals, and scientists who treat or research those with or at risk for arthritis and rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. The Annual Meeting is the leading forum for you to find the most relevant and cutting-edge information in rheumatology.

Each year, the Annual Meeting draws thousands of abstracts as an important part of its program. In 2016, more than 3,000 accepted abstracts, submitted by rheumatologists and health professionals from around the world, were displayed in an international venue in Washington, D.C., and published in an online supplement of the Arthritis & Rheumatology journal.

Abstract Submission

Find information about deadlines, guidelines, and abstract submission requirements.

Abstract submission opens April 25

Abstract Presentation

Find information about presenting author responsibilities and accepted abstract presentation guidelines.

Reprints and Permissions

Read policies regarding the reuse and reproduction of Annual Meeting abstracts.

Abstract Embargo

See restrictions on the publicizing of information in Annual Meeting accepted abstracts.