Meeting

State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium

Date:

April 9 - 11, 2021

Location:

Virtual

Program Information

CME: 25.25    MOC: 25.25

At this clinical symposium key opinion leaders will deliver a range of content in areas such as therapeutic developments, recent research findings, and scientific advances, in an environment conducive to dialogue and networking.

Target Audience
Rheumatologists, physicians, and health care providers who care for patients with rheumatic diseases, and those interested or engaged in rheumatology research.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment approaches in the management of rheumatic diseases
  • Identify and describe recent scientific and clinical advances regarding the pathogenesis of rheumatic diseases

See information about how to use the virtual platform in the Quick Start Guide.

Program Schedule

Registration Fees

Registration fees are available until 4:00 PM ET on the dates below. View full registration fee details.

ACR Member

Early Bird Rate (ends March 31)
SOTA Pass - $250
SOTA Pass: Fellow in Training - $110
SOTA Pass: Master/Emeritus - $130
SOTA Pass: Resident/Medical Student/Student - $110
SOTA Pass: Developing Countries - $50
Evaluation & Management Sessions Pass - $350

Standard Rate (after March 31)
SOTA Pass - $325
SOTA Pass: Fellow in Training - $145
SOTA Pass: Master/Emeritus - $170
SOTA Pass: Resident/Medical Student/Student - $145
SOTA Pass: Developing Countries - $75
Evaluation & Management Sessions Pass - $455

ARP Member

Early Bird Rate (ends March 31)
SOTA Pass - $250
SOTA Pass: Master/Emeritus - $130
SOTA Pass: Resident/Medical Student/Student - $110
SOTA Pass: Developing Countries - $50
Evaluation & Management Sessions Pass - $250

Standard Rate (after March 31)
SOTA Pass - $325
SOTA Pass: Master/Emeritus - $170
SOTA Pass: Resident/Medical Student/Student - $145
SOTA Pass: Developing Countries - $75
Evaluation & Management Sessions Pass - $325

ACR Nonmember 

Early Bird Rate (ends March 31)
SOTA Pass - $370
SOTA Pass: Fellow in Training - $220*
SOTA Pass: Resident/Medical Student/Student - $175*
SOTA Pass: Developing Countries - $75**
Evaluation & Management Sessions Pass - $450

Standard Rate (after March 31)
SOTA Pass - $480
SOTA Pass: Fellow in Training - $285*
SOTA Pass: Resident/Medical Student/Student - $230*
SOTA Pass: Developing Countries - $100**
Evaluation & Management Sessions Pass - $585

ARP Nonmember 

Early Bird Rate (ends March 31)
SOTA Pass - $370
SOTA Pass: Resident/Medical Student/Student - $175*
SOTA Pass: Developing Countries - $75**
Evaluation & Management Sessions Pass - $350

Standard Rate (after March 31)
SOTA Pass - $480
SOTA Pass: Resident/Medical Student/Student - $230*
SOTA Pass: Developing Countries - $100**
Evaluation & Management Sessions Pass - $455

*Non-Member Fellows-in-Training, Residents and Students: This category includes physicians enrolled in or who have completed a training program in rheumatology or a related field within the past year, individuals enrolled in a residency program who are interested in rheumatology as a subspecialty, students enrolled in a graduate-level educational program in medicine or a related field, or students enrolled in a health professional program leading to a baccalaureate or graduate degree. To be eligible for reduced fees, non-members must include a letter from their program director, chief of service, or faculty advisor.

**Non-Members from Developing Countries: To be eligible for reduced fees, non-members from countries with low-income and lower-middle-income economies, as determined by the World Bank, must provide evidence of work and residence address.

Cancellations and Requests for Refund

  • Cancellations and refund requests must be received in writing by March 26.
  • Submit cancellation requests via the ACR SOTA Registration Support Center.
  • No refunds will be provided for cancellations received after the cancellation deadline of March 26.
  • An administration fee of $50 will be deducted for members; $100 will be deducted for non-members.
  • ACR is not responsible for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by participants in the event of a program or registration cancellation.
  • All refund requests will be processed after the meeting. No refunds will be issued on-site or during the event.
  • No-shows will not receive a refund.
  • Cancelled registrations are nontransferable.

Syllabi

Program syllabi will be available online during the meeting and through August 9, 2021 to registered attendees.

CME and MOC Information

Accreditation Statement
The American College of Rheumatology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ACR designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activities. Participants can claim the following:

MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 25.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

ABIM MOC Badge

Faculty and Disclosures

ACR Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) to ensure that Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities are independent and free of commercial bias. To ensure educational content is objective, balanced, and guarantee content presented is in the best interest of its learners' and the public, the ACR requires that everyone in a position to control educational content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. An ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Examples can be found at accme.org.

Faculty participating in an ACR-sponsored activity must disclose to the planning committee and audience all financial relationships with ineligible companies any financial or other relationship(s) with a ineligible company including, but not limited to:

  1. Stock, stock options or bond holdings in a for-profit corporation or self-directed pension plan
  2. Research grants
  3. Employment (full or part-time)
  4. Ownership or partnership
  5. Consulting fees or other remuneration (payment)
  6. Non-remunerative positions of influence such as officer, board member, trustee, or public spokesperson
  7. Receipt of royalties
  8. Speakers' bureau
  9. Other

View State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium Disclosures

Corporate Support

The American College of Rheumatology thanks our corporate supporters and partners for their commitment to advancing rheumatology by supporting ACR and ARP programs and initiatives. See current supporters, guidelines, and benefits of supporting the ACR.

Fellows in Training SOTA Travel Scholarship

ACR fellow-in-training members from ACGME-accredited or RCPSC rheumatology training programs are eligible to receive the FIT scholarship. FIT scholarship recipients will receive complimentary registration to attend the State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium.

Benefits:

  • Complimentary State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium registration

Requirements:

  • Must be an active ACR Fellow-in-Training member by 11:59 pm on March 1.
  • Must be listed as a fellow in training on their programs ACR’s roster (this information is provided to the ACR by program faculty).
  • Recipients must attend the mandatory Fellows-in-Training Educational Session at SOTA taking place April 9.

Fellows who are eligible for the scholarship by the March 1 deadline will receive an email by March 5 with information about the scholarship. For FIT scholarship questions, contact Robin Campbell, rcampbell@rheumatology.org.

Funding for fellows-in-training scholarships is made possible in part by support of the American College of Rheumatology Fellows Educational Fund. Scholarships are reportable payments to physicians under the Physicians Payment Sunshine Act.

Press Registration

The American College of Rheumatology welcomes members of the press to write about research presented at our meetings. Complimentary registration is provided to approved members of the press to allow them to attend sessions.

Press registration for this event is closed.

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Contact Info / Inquiries

American College of Rheumatology
education@rheumatology.org
404-633-3777, ext. 381

Registration Support Center
800-636-4766 (US & Canada)
415-979-2265 (International)
Fax: 415-293-5231

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