Winter Rheumatology Symposium


Jan 22 - 28, 2022


Snowmass Village, CO

Program Information

Important Notices

2022 Winter Rheumatology Symposium Registration Update

Due to the CDC COVID-19 recommended guidelines regarding gatherings and events, we are unable to safely accommodate additional attendees to the 2022 Winter Rheumatology Symposium. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Educational Meeting Code of Conduct and In-Person COVID-19 Policies

CME: 23.0    MOC: 23.0

The Winter Rheumatology Symposium will provide the most up-to-date, practical clinical information on the diagnosis and management of patients with rheumatic and immune disorders.

Target Audience
This activity is designed for rheumatologists, physicians, and other health care providers who care for patients with rheumatic diseases and those interested or engaged in research in the field of rheumatology.

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

  • Discuss the most up-to-date clinical information on the diagnosis and management of patients with rheumatic and immunologic disorders
  • Describe the most current information regarding the pathophysiology underlying rheumatic disorders

2021 Winter Rheumatology Symposium
For information about the 2021 meeting, see the 2021 Winter Rheumatology Symposium section below.

Program Schedule

Registration Fees

Registration will open November 16. Registration fees are available until 4:00 PM ET on the dates below.

  • Early Bird: December 1
  • Advance: January 5
  • On-site: After January 28

ACR/ARP Member
Early Bird: $895
Advance: $1,115
On-Site: $1,280

Early Bird: $1,290
Advance: $1,585
On-Site: $1,805

FIT Member
Early Bird: $440
Advance: $555
On-Site: $640

FIT Non-Member*
Early Bird: $650
Advance: $755
On-Site: $925

Resident Member / Student Member
Early Bird: $440
Advance: $555
On-Site: $640

Resident Non-Member / Student Non-Member
Early Bird: $610
Advance: $765
On-Site: $915

Master / Emeritus
Early Bird: $440
Advance: $555
On-Site: $640

*Non-member FIT and resident/student must include a letter from their program director, chief of service, or faculty advisor to be eligible for reduced fees.

Registration Guidelines

Full payment is due at the time of registration.

Online registrations receive immediate email confirmation. If you do not receive a confirmation, check your spam/junk folder and then call 800-636-4766 (US and Canada) or 415-979-2265 (international).

Cancellations and Refund Requests

  • Cancellations and refund requests must be received in writing by January 10 at the Registration Support Center or by fax at 415-293-5231. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received after the cancellation deadline.
  • An administration fee will be deducted: $50 for members; $100 for non-members.
  • No-shows will not receive a refund.
  • ACR is not responsible for airfare, hotel, or other costs incurred by participants in the event of a program or registration cancellation, or delays or cancellations due to inclement weather.
  • All refund requests will be processed after the meeting. No refunds will be issued on site.
  • Cancelled registrations are nontransferable.


How to make a hotel reservation
Due to limited availability, hotel reservations will only be available to registered attendees. After you register for the meeting, the confirmation email will contain a link to the hotel reservation website.

The symposium will be held at the Viceroy Snowmass.
130 Wood Road
Snowmass Village, CO 81615

Nightly Rates
Studio King: $445
One Bedroom: $670 - $885
Two Bedroom: $1,050 - $1,435

Room rates are subject to city/state taxes. The current tax rate is 12.8% (tax rate is subject to change).

Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. After December 15 room rates cannot be guaranteed. Check with the hotel for any early departure fees and cancellation/refund policies.


Airline Reservations
Attendees are responsible for booking their own travel.

Airport Options
Aspen Airport (ASE): 8 miles to hotel
Eagle Airport (EGE): 68 miles to hotel
Grand Junction (GJT): 128 miles to hotel
Denver International Airport (DIA): 192 miles to hotel

Airport Ground Transportation

Airport Transportation Provided by Viceroy Hotel (By Reservation Only)
The Viceroy Snowmass provides complimentary individual transportation to and from the Aspen Airport (ASE). To schedule transportation, contact the concierge at 970-923-8000.

Airport Service
For ground transportation options including limo, taxi, and shuttle services, got to

Local Ground Transportation
Transport to the Viceroy (meeting location)
Attendees of the Winter rheumatology Symposium who are not staying at the Viceroy are responsible for securing their own transport accommodations to and from the meeting location. Please plan accordingly.
See local ground transportation details


Program syllabi will be available online during the meeting and for 12 months after the meeting to registered attendees. To access syllabi, login and go to My Educational Activities.

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 23.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activities.

CME credit must be claimed by January 23, 2023, at 11:59 PM ET.

ACR Disclosure Statement
The ACR is an independent, professional organization that does not endorse specific procedures or products of any pharmaceutical/biotech concern. The 2022 Winter Rheumatology Symposium has been independently planned by the Winter Rheumatology Symposium Planning Committee under the direction of the ACR Committee on Education.

MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 23.0 Medical Knowledge 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 CME MOC Certified

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

Nature of Financial Relationships
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 an ineligible company including, but not limited to:

  1. Advisor or review panel member
  2. Consultant
  3. Employee
  4. Officer or Board Member
  5. Grant/research support
  6. Speaker/honoraria includes speaker's bureau, symposia, and expert witness
  7. Independent contractor
  8. Ownership interest
  9. Royalties
  10. Intellectual property/patents
  11. Stock options or bond holdings in a for-profit corporation or self-directed pension plan
  12. Other financial or material support

None: Has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

View ACR's ACCME disclosure practices

The planning committee and faculty reported the following disclosures.
View Disclosures

Corporate Support

Educational grant support for this activity has been provided by GlaxoSmithKline and Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.

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. For more information about exhibiting at the 2022 Winter Rheumatology Symposium, visit the exhibits page or download the 2022 Exhibitor and Sponsor Prospectus.

See current supporters, guidelines, and benefits of supporting the ACR.

Discount Lift Tickets & Equipment Rental

Lift Tickets
To order your discounted lift tickets in advance, complete the Online Lift Ticket Order Form The deadline for pre-ordered lift tickets is January 3, 2022. Lift tickets will be distributed at check-in at the Front Desk of the property at which you are staying. For questions, contact Natalie Garrett at 970.274.8111 or email

Equipment Rental
Snowmass Sports is a full-service ski shop located in the Viewline Snowmass resort. Our slope-side location on the Snowmass Village mall adjacent to First Chair Coffee makes us convenient to all Snowmass accommodations.

Winter Rheumatology Symposium attendees can receive a 30% discount by following these steps:

  1. Visit the Snowmass Sports WRS Group Booking site
  2. Follow the prompts
  3. Print your confirmation (you will also receive an email confirmation)

Directions from Base Village: Take the skittles Gondola up and you’ll see the New Belgium Ranger Station. Walk past ranger station and it will be on the left.

Directions from Base Village: Simply take the skittles gondola up to the mall. You’ll see a large white building. Walk between the New Belgium ranger station and deck. You’ll see Snowmass Sports next to First chair Coffee.

Directions from the rest of Snowmass: On the mall in the new Viewline Hotel, slope-side, next to Frist Chair coffee. Park in Lot six and walk down the mall or go through ViewLine Lobby elevator level M1.

Additional Details

  • Open late so you can pick up your equipment if you arrive in the evening (8:00 AM – 8:00 PM)
  • They offer free overnight ski storage to customers renting at their shop
  • Slope-side and adjacent to Starbucks
  • Locally owned and operated
  • Great selection of accessories and outerwear: socks, gloves, and goggles.

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 access presentation slides and conduct interviews. Onsite attendance will not be available due to COVID-19 safety protocols.

Please be sure to review the press policies prior to submitting your request for complimentary press credentials.

Complete the press pass request form.

2021 Winter Rheumatology Symposium

The 2021 Winter Rheumatology Symposium was canceled. This difficult decision was based on concern for the health and well-being of our attendees, staff, partners, and communities.

The WRS 2021 organizers and ACR staff want to extend our great appreciation for your understanding regarding the cancellation. The Winter Rheumatology Symposium will return in 2022.

For questions, please contact Matthew Johnson.

Contact Info / Inquiries

American College of Rheumatology
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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