Advocating for 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 educating 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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Legislative Action Center

Visit the Legislative Action Center to learn about current bills and send messages to your lawmakers.

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Advocacy News

Check in on the latest health policy news from Washington, D.C., and around the country.

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Federal Advocacy

Learn about the ACR’s initiatives and activities with the United States Congress and federal agencies.

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State Advocacy

Learn about ACR’s Affiliate Society Council and the latest in health policy action in your state.

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Advocates for Arthritis

Advocates for Arthritis is a annual ACR event that brings together rheumatology professionals and patients to advocate on behalf of the rheumatology community.

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Contribute to RheumPAC and learn about ACR’s non-partisan political action committee which provides opportunities to educate Congress on the importance and value of rheumatology.

Advocacy tools and resources

Advocacy Tools and Resources

Find out how you can help advance rheumatology both on the State and Federal level.

Calendar of events

Calendar of Events

Find high-quality education opportunities, meetings, and events hosted by the ACR and its partners throughout the year.

Join the Advocacy Community

Sign up for the ACR’s advocacy online community and participate in discussions with other ACR members. Learn more about our online member communities.

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