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ACR Convergence 2020, the world’s premier virtual rheumatology experience, is happening online, November 5–9. Now, more than ever, the rheumatology community needs to maintain connection. ACR Convergence 2020 provides an opportunity to do just that. This fully virtual meeting is where rheumatology can collaborate, celebrate, innovate, and learn!
Online Program has hundreds of sessions to educate professionals in every segment of rheumatology. Clinicians, researchers, academicians, practice managers, pediatric rheumatologists, fellows in training, advance practice nurses, physician assistants, physical or occupational therapists: Whatever your role, ACR Convergence is the place to expand your knowledge and skills and pique your curiosity.
Knowledge Bowl is an interactive session modeled after the game show, Jeopardy! Teams are composed of fellows and faculty members who compete by answering questions related to the field of rheumatology.
Thieves Market is an interactive session where fascinating clinical cases relevant to rheumatology are presented in short presentations. Session participants will have the opportunity to compare their diagnostic and management strategies to those of other rheumatologists in this interactive session.
The Image Competition showcases the finest images in rheumatology at ACR Convergence and offers an opportunity to contribute to one of the most distinguished online medical image collections, the ACR Rheumatology Image Library. Images are characteristic or unusual manifestations of rheumatic disease that serve as an invaluable educational tool for rheumatology professionals.
Through the Patient Perspectives Program, patients affected by rheumatic disease, along with a sponsoring organization such as a nonprofit patient group, are invited to present their stories to thousands of rheumatology healthcare providers at ACR Convergence.
The Education Partners Program brings highlights from top-rated sessions from the annual meeting. Applicants must propose to develop an education activity based on content from ACR Convergence. The ACR seeks quality education partners to help share and reinforce ACR Convergence content year-round.
Under the leadership of Dr. Victoria K. Shanmugam, AMPC Chair, the Annual Meeting Planning Committee developed a comprehensive program designed to improve the knowledge, competence, and performance of rheumatology professionals. The content of the annual meeting was derived from needs assessment and practice gap analysis, based on professional activities, practice setting, core competencies, and ABIM recertification requirements.
ACR Convergence 2020 Planning Committee Disclosures
This year, the annual meeting career fair will be held virtually on December 3, from 5:00 - 8:00 PM ET. Participants can share their resume, meet with employers, and participate in video calls during this virtual event. There is no charge for job seekers to participate.
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