ACR Convergence 2020, the world’s premier virtual rheumatology experience, is happening online, November 5–9. We’ve reimagined the ACR’s annual meeting without losing the elements you care about most: stellar rheumatology education and outstanding networking opportunities. This fully virtual meeting is where rheumatology can collaborate, celebrate, innovate, and learn!

Your presence and participation are what make the meeting an enriching and valuable experience. We hope you will engage with us each step of the way, so that together we build an even stronger sense of community.


Annual Meeting registration


See the virtual pass options designed to offer flexibility and ultimate value.

Annual Meeting education


Browse the online program and check out the all-new flexible meeting schedule.

Annual Meeting Abstracts


Late-breaking abstract submission is open. Accepted abstracts will be available in mid October.


About the Meeting

Read Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more information about the virtual meeting.

Annual Meeting exhibitors


Learn more about exhibits at ACR Convergence 2020.

ACR19 Resources

#ACR19 Resources

Take advantage of educational resources from the #ACR19 meeting.


Featured #ACR20 Sessions

Address Racial Disparities in Rheumatology: RA, OA & Arthroplasty

Jasvinder Singh, MD

Susan Goodman, MD

Track: Diversity, inclusion and racial disparities
November 6, 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Speakers: Jasvinder Singh, MD, and Susan Goodman, MD
Minority race/ethnicity are associated with more severe outcomes in OA and RA. During this session, Drs. Singh and Goodman will review current outcomes data for RA and OA, including TKA, THA and DMARD utilization in the general population, explore racial disparities, and describe approaches to begin to address these challenges.
Address Racial Disparities in Rheumatology: RA, OA & Arthroplasty


Evidence-Based Guidance for Optimizing Gout Management

Robert Terkeltaub, MD

Track: Crystal arthropathies
November 7, 3:00 - 3:45 PM ET
Speaker: Robert Terkeltaub, MD
In light of updates to the ACR guideline for the management of gout and the controversy with ACP guidelines, confusion exists regarding gout management. During this session, Dr. Terkeltaub will provide clarification and help to fill in the gaps where the guidelines don’t address all potential therapies.
Evidence-Based Guidance for Optimizing Gout Management

ACR Convergence Twitter Ambassadors

The ACR has recruited rheumatology social media influencers to help build awareness of the all-virtual annual meeting while increasing engagement among members of the global rheumatology community. Be sure to follow these Twitter power users as they spread the word about this year’s meeting, including sessions and speakers of interest, networking opportunities, and the overall virtual meeting experience. Conference attendees will also have the opportunity to interact with the ambassadors in the Community Hubs throughout the meeting. Follow the ambassadors at their Twitter handles below, and don’t forget to use #ACR20 on social media.

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