International Membership

The ACR/ARHP is proud to offer membership to international physicians, researchers, and health professionals. Our members represent 87 countries from around the world. Outside North America, the countries with the largest representation are: Japan, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, and Switzerland.

Please join us as we Advance Rheumatology!

Membership Types

International Fellow

Degree: MD, DO, or equivalent

Requirements - meet one of the criteria below:

  • ABIM, ABP, or AOBIM certified in Rheumatology
  • Successful completion of rheumatology training in a residency training program approved by the ACGME
  • Successful completion of a rheumatology training program outside of North America lasting a minimum of two (2) years
  • ACR International Member in good standing for a minimum of five (5) continuous years

Country of Residence: All countries outside North America (United States, Canada, Mexico)

Annual Dues: $385 (subscriptions to Arthritis & Rheumatology and Arthritis Care & Research included)

International Member

Degree: MD, DO, or equivalent

Requirements - no certification in rheumatology required; meet one of the criteria below

  • Not yet eligible for International Fellowship
  • Actively engaged in a rheumatology-related specialty (e.g. Internal Medicine, Allergy and Immunology)
  • Actively engaged in scientific research in the field of rheumatology or immunology

Country of Residence: All countries outside North America (United States, Canada, Mexico)

Annual Dues: $385 (subscriptions to Arthritis & Rheumatology and Arthritis Care & Research included)

International Health Professional

Requirements: A degreed professional, eligible for membership in his/her discipline’s national association, and with a demonstrated interest in the field of rheumatology

Examples: Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Pharmacist, Psychologist, Social Worker, Health Educator, Researcher

Country of Residence: All countries outside North America (United States, Canada, Mexico)

Annual Dues: $130 (subscription to Arthritis Care & Research included)

 

Membership Benefits

ACR/ARHP international members receive the same benefits as our domestic members. Enjoy access to our journals (Arthritis & Rheumatology and/or Arthritis Care & Research), discounts on educational meetings and online courses, and the opportunity to network with your colleagues around the world. Get more information on membership benefits >

Join

For details on joining the ACR/ARHP and to submit a membership application online, visit the Membership Types page, find the find category for you, and click the button to start your application.

To reinstate a past membership, login and go to My Account. At the top of the page, you will see your membership information with a button labeled Renew / Reinstate.

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