Pre-Meeting and Ticketed Sessions

The Pre-Meeting Courses and Ticketed Sessions are a great way to get intensive and effective education on a variety of common rheumatologic and musculoskeletal topics. Whatever your area of practice, you’re sure to find something just for you!

Pre-Meeting Courses and Ticketed Sessions (Meet the Professor Sessions and Workshops) require additional fees to attend. You can add these educational programs to your Annual Meeting registration. ACR will facilitate the receipt of Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits for all Pre-Meeting Courses and Ticketed Sessions.

Don’t miss these outstanding sessions. Plan to arrive at least two days early to attend Pre-Meeting Courses.


Pre-Meeting Courses (October 19 - 20) - $$

Training and Workforce Pre-Meeting Courses (October 19)

The training and workforce pre-meeting courses are targeted towards fellows-in-training, program directors, division directors, and rheumatology educators. They will be held at the Marriott Marquis Chicago on October 19 and registration is complementary.

No CME credits or MOC points are offered for the training and workforce pre-meeting courses.

Fellows will be able to register for the FIT Educational Session and Fellows’ Symposium in July.

Meet the Professor Sessions (October 21 - 23) - $$

Meet the Professor Sessions provide an opportunity for interaction and consultation with highly esteemed individuals who have expertise in a particular area. These sessions are 90 minutes in length and will be held at McCormick Place beginning October 21. Registration includes course materials.

#ACR18 attendees will have over 70 Meet the Professor Sessions to choose from. Topics include:

Workshops (October 21 - 23) - $$

Workshops foster hands-on learning in an interactive environment with highly respected professionals who have specialized expertise. Workshops are two hours in length and will be held at McCormick Place beginning October 21. Registration includes course materials.

#ACR18 attendees will be able to choose from over 30 workshops on numerous topic areas such as: