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ARHP Membership Application Information

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Membership in the ARHP is based on degree level, and area of interest, among other requirements. Non-degreed professionals would qualify as an Associate member.    

To determine which membership type best suits your education and experience, and to view the cost of membership, please go to Membership Types.    

To apply for membership: 

  • Complete a pdf application 
  • Submit the application to the ACR by fax (404) 633-1870 or by mail 2200 Lake Boulevard NE, Atlanta, GA 30319
  • Verify degree or certification if applicable
  • If you do not have a sponsor contact ARHP membership staff
  • Make the first dues payment     

Applicants will receive a welcome e-mail from the membership department when their application has been processed.

The e-mail includes a member ID and password to access member's only content on the ACR website. Health professional applicants are considered for election to membership four times a year at regular meetings of the ACR board of directors and associate and student members are considered for election to membership two times a year at the ARHP executive committee meetings.

The ARHP does not discriminate based on sex, color, creed, race, religion, disability, ethnic origin, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age.

If you have questions, please contact the ARHP membership department at arhp@rheumatology.org or (404) 633-3777.