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The ACR is accepting applications for mini curriculums, which are educational activities or curriculums to enhance the ACR Core Curriculum Outline.
The American College of Rheumatology and Association of Rheumatology Professionals invite you to submit an abstract to the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting and take advantage of the opportunity to
have your work peer reviewed by experts in the field.
Late-breaking abstract submission is closed.
Who Is Eligible to Submit an Abstract
Members and non-members of the ACR and ARP are eligible to submit an abstract.
Types of Abstracts that are Eligible for Submission
Types of Abstracts that are Not Eligible for Submission
Download the Call for Abstracts for abstract submission guidelines and procedures.
The ACR seeks abstracts on the following topics:
The ARP 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.
Abstract submission: April 9 - June 4
Author notification - late August
Late breaking abstract submission: September 3 - October 1
Author notification - late October
After the abstract submission period closes presenting authors may submit a request to have an abstract withdrawn.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Removal of a withdrawn abstract from the online supplement of Arthritis & Rheumatology cannot be guaranteed if the request is received after August 24.
Withdrawal or rejection of an abstract will not result in the refund of a submission fee. All submission fees are non-refundable.