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Advocates for Arthritis is an annual event that brings together rheumatology professionals and patients to advocate on behalf of the rheumatology community. During the event, attendees will hear from top representatives from key legislative and regulatory agencies and meet with their members of Congress to discuss current issues affecting the rheumatology community. Participating in Advocates for Arthritis is a great way for ACR and ARP members to engage in the legislative process and increase awareness of rheumatology on Capitol Hill.
On September 9 - 10, 2019 ACR and ARP physicians, health professionals, and patients converged on our nation’s capital to make our voices heard for rheumatology. The program included advocacy training, prominent guest speakers, and visits with senators and representatives in Congress. RheumPAC, Government Affairs, Board members, and fellows-in-training attending Advocacy 101 arrived in D.C. early to meet on September 8. Please check back to see the recap.
If you are interested in joining us in DC, please check back on this page when the application period is open. In the meantime, here are a few suggestions for how to get involved throughout the year.
Help Strengthen the ACR’s Voice in Washington, D.C.
Set up a Local Meeting with your Elected Officials
We must stay united to affect change. Contact your elected officials and make your voice heard. To find your legislators’ contact information or for more information on ACR advocacy activities, contact the ACR government affairs staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Advocacy page.
This event is open to all ACR and ARP members and patients residing in the United States. Applicants must have a strong interest in advocating on behalf of rheumatology related issues
Information about the 2020 Advocates for Arthritis is coming soon.