The ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting is the premier educational event for physicians, health professionals, and scientists who treat or research those with or at risk for arthritis and rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. The Annual Meeting is the leading forum for you to find the most relevant and cutting-edge information in rheumatology.

Each year, the Annual Meeting draws thousands of abstracts as an important part of its program. In 2017, nearly 3,000 accepted abstracts, submitted by rheumatologists and health professionals from around the world, were displayed in an international venue and published in an online supplement of the Arthritis & Rheumatology journal.

Late Breaking Abstract Submission is Open

Late breaking abstract submission is open. The deadline is September 13 at noon ET.

Submit Abstract

Accepted abstracts will be available in mid September.

Abstract Submission

Find information about deadlines, guidelines, and abstract submission requirements.

Abstract Presentation

Find information about presenting author responsibilities and accepted abstract presentation guidelines.

Permissions and Reprints

Read policies regarding the reuse and reproduction of Annual Meeting abstracts.

Abstract Embargo

See restrictions on the publicizing of information in Annual Meeting accepted abstracts.

Annual Meeting Awards

Students, residents, and fellows who submit abstracts may apply for one of several Annual Meeting awards.