Education spotlight

Our live 2017 educational programs are designed to engage learners in interactive learning sessions; provide the most up-to-date information and strategies; and develop or enhance skills that may be applied in clinical practice, research, or teaching. We also have new online CME activities. The ACR’s long-standing commitment to offering quality continuing medical education for physicians and healthcare professionals supports our mission to advance rheumatology. Check individual activities for CME/MOC information.


eBytes online CME activitiesRheumatology eBytes Online Learning

Introducing short format intermediate-level education in less than 30 minutes. The new Rheumatology Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis eBytes provide valuable information in a flexible format. Improve your knowledge and patient care skills with an easily accessible presentation design focusing on best practices and current treatment options.

Who should participate?

  • Physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who care for those with rheumatic disease
  • Nurses, practice managers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and medical and health professional students involved in the care of patients with rheumatic disease

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Rheumatoid Arthritis 1 - Epidemiology and Pathophysiology
Rheumatoid Arthritis 2 - Clinical Manifestations
Rheumatoid Arthritis 3 - Diagnosis and Treatment
Osteoarthritis 1 - Definitions, Criteria and Epidemiology
Osteoarthritis 2 - Clinical Manifestations
Osteoarthritis 3 - Management of Care for Patients

State of the Art Clinical SymposiumState of the Art Clinical Symposium: April 28 - 30, 2017

This clinical symposium will expose you to a range of content delivered by key opinion leaders in areas such as therapeutic developments, recent research findings and scientific advances, all delivered in an environment conducive to dialogue and networking.

Pre-Symposium Activities: rheumatology clinical documentation and ICD-10 coding course, fellows-in-training program

Fellows in Training Session: This program is designed for fellows-in-training who care for patients with rheumatic diseases.

Housing Deadline: April 7
Advance Registration Deadline: April 12

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Pediatric Rheumatology SymposiumPediatric Rheumatology Symposium: May 17 – 20, 2017

This specialized program will provide you with the most current, basic science and clinical information on the diagnosis and management of pediatric patients with rheumatic diseases and immune disorders.

Early Bird Registration Deadline: March 22
Advance Registration Deadline: May 3

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Have questions or need assistance? Email or call 404-633-3777, ext. 381.

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