ACR Convergence 2022, the world’s premier rheumatology experience, will be held November 10–14 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ACR Convergence 2022 will be hosted in person with opportunities to view content virtually and on demand. We look forward to seeing you in person in Philadelphia and virtually this fall!

Featured #ACR22 Sessions

Keynote Lecture: Physician, Patients and the Nature of Heroism in Medicine

Abraham Verghese, MD

November 12, 9:00–9:45 AM ET
Speaker: Abraham Verghese, MD
Abraham Verghese, MD, vice chair of the Department of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine and New York Times best-selling author, will be presenting the keynote lecture, Physician, Patients, and the Nature of Heroism in Medicine, on November 12. Dr. Verghese will discuss how meaning and the nature of heroism can be extracted from human experiences on the scale of the present pandemic. Dr. Verghese will also explore the physician-patient relationship, particularly in the context of rheumatology.
Keynote Lecture: Physician, Patients and the Nature of Heroism in Medicine

 

Global Rheumatology Summit: Opening Keynote Panel – Global Impacts of Climate Change, Conflict, and Migration on Human Health and Disease

Evelyn Hsieh, MD, PhD

Track: Global Summit
November 10, 7:30–9:00 AM ET
Moderator: Evelyn Hsieh, MD, PhD
Combining lessons on-the-ground from key intergovernmental, non-governmental, and academic institutions, this session will highlight the complexities and multi-sectorial response required to address these crises. With a particular focus on chronic diseases, the role of health professionals and the medical and scientific communities in addressing acute and long-term consequences of each issue will also be discussed.
Global Rheumatology Summit: Opening Keynote Panel – Global Impacts of Climate Change, Conflict, and Migration on Human Health and Disease

 

Incorporating Women’s Health in Rheumatology: Empowering Our Adolescents

Jacqueline Maher, MD, MACuoghi Edens, MD, FAAP

Track: Reproductive health
November 12, 3:00–3:45 PM ET
Speakers: Jacqueline Maher, MD, MA, and Cuoghi Edens, MD, FAAP
This session will address the unique needs and risks of female pediatric rheumatology patients and place the spotlight on protecting reproductive health. Important topics such as contraception, fertility, and pregnancy in relation to rheumatologic drugs will also be discussed.
Incorporating Women’s Health in Rheumatology: Empowering Our Adolescents

 

Registration

Registration

ACR Convergence 2022 registration is now open. See registration fees, deadlines, and information.

Annual Meeting education

Program

View the ACR Convergence 2022 Schedule at a Glance and full program details.

Annual Meeting Abstracts

Abstracts

The 2022 accepted abstracts are available on the ACR Convergence Meeting Abstracts website.

 

Exhibits

Exhibits

Become an exhibitor and learn how you can promote your company during ACR Convergence 2022.

CME/MOC

CME/MOC

The deadline to claim CME credit and MOC points for ACR Convergence 2021 is November 2, 2022, at 11:59 PM ET.

 

 

 

 

 

 

New This Year: Ignite Talks

Ignite Talks are five-minute poster presentations held in person and livestreamed to virtual attendees. Only the highest-ranked posters (approximately 225) will be presented over three days, from three stages, during morning and afternoon networking hours:

  • November 12: 1:00–3:00 PM ET
  • November 13: 9:00–10:30 AM ET, 1:00–3:00 PM ET
  • November 14: 1:00–3:00 PM ET

After the talks, in-person attendees can meet the presenters backstage for Q&A and networking. Ignite Talk presentations will also be available to view on demand.

View the Ignite Talks schedule

All posters will be available to view virtually on the meeting website. Both in-person and virtual attendees can browse the e-posters, ask questions in the chat, or schedule a meeting with any poster submitter.

 

ACR Convergence 2022 Preview

Get a sneak peek of what you can expect during ACR Convergence 2022.

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