The ACR research agenda has been developed by the ACR Committee on Research with input from members, and is designed to comprehensively address important areas for research in rheumatic diseases including the need for new technology, infrastructure, and increased funding.

General Resources

The ACR promotes clinical and basic research in rheumatic disease. Explore our general rheumatology research resources and funding opportunities offered by a variety of public and private sources.
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Clinical Trials

Learn about clinical trials, registries, repositories, and cohorts related to rheumatology and rheumatic disease.
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Clinical Researchers

Find resources to guide clinical researchers in evidence-based practice and the utilization of outcome instruments. 
Clinician Researcher information
Evidence-Based Practice for Clinical Researchers
Outcomes Instruments

Early Career Investigators (Young Investigators)

Explore information, resources, and funding opportunities for early career investigators.
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Academic Researchers

Find resources to guide academic researchers in evidence-based practice and responsible data management.
Evidence-Based Practice for Academic Researchers
Responsible Data Management in Research