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The American College of Rheumatology and Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals invite you to submit an abstract to the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting and take advantage of the opportunity to have your work peer reviewed by experts in the field.
Late breaking abstract submission is open. The deadline is September 13 at noon ET.
Accepted abstracts will be available in mid September.
The ACR seeks abstracts on the following topics:
The ARHP program is planned to reflect the needs of healthcare professionals who share an interest in rheumatology-related issues by providing a forum to address topics of professional significance with a multidisciplinary audience.
Basic Research and Clinical Research Conference Abstracts
Investigators with less than six years experience are eligible to submit an abstract to the Basic Research Conference (BRC) or Clinical Research Conference (CRC). Young investigators will be required to check a box during the submission process to indicate if they want to have their abstract considered for inclusion in either conference. See the BRC/CRC Abstract Criteria for full guidelines.
Download the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting Call for Late Breaking Abstracts and Call for Abstracts for abstract submission guidelines and procedures.
Abstract submission: April 10 - June 5
Late breaking abstract submission: August 16 - September 13
After the abstract submission period closes on June 5, presenting authors may submit a request to have an abstract withdrawn.
Withdrawal requests must be submitted by the presenting author by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the following:
Removal of a withdrawn abstract from the online supplement of Arthritis & Rheumatology cannot be guaranteed if the request is received after August 16, 2018.
Withdrawal or rejection of an abstract will not result in the refund of a submission fee. All submission fees are non-refundable.