Publications & Communications

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) publishes a variety of rheumatology-related materials - from the latest news in arthritis research and clinical practice, to advocacy and health policy. The ACR’s publications reflect the diversity of clinical and topical issues facing today’s rheumatology workforce.


Arthritis & Rheumatology
A&R is an official journal of the ACR that publishes the highest quality basic and clinical research related to the rheumatic diseases, encompassing a wide range of areas of investigative activity.

Arthritis Care & Research
AC&R is an official journal of the ACR and ARP that publishes original research, review articles, and editorials that promote excellence in the clinical practice of rheumatology.

ACR Open Rheumatology
ACROR is an official open-access journal of the ACR (now indexed and fully searchable in PubMed) that publishes high-quality articles reporting on original investigations in all aspects of rheumatology-related research as well as reviews and commentaries in the field of rheumatology and related disciplines.

ACR Publications Mobile App

Download the ACR Publications app from the Apple store or Google Play for free. ACR members can log in for full access to Arthritis & Rheumatology and Arthritis Care & Research. Non members can access abstracts, the full text of articles published more than one year ago, select open-access articles published recently, and the always open-access ACR Open Rheumatology and The Rheumatologist.


The Rheumatologist

The Rheumatologist is the ACR’s monthly, member newsmagazine for rheumatologists, internists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who practice, research, or teach in the field of rheumatology.

About The Rheumatologist


Our members-only weekly e-newsletter contains news from the ACR as well as features and hot topics in the world of rheumatic disease.


This members-only, bimonthly e-newsletter provides the latest information on ACR advocacy and policy updates, practice management, insurance issues, and more.

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ACR Insider

Stay connected to the ACR with this members-only e-newsletter. Read exclusive news and updates from the ACR, as well as the Committee Spotlight to find out what the ACR is doing for you.


ACR on Air Podcast

ACR on Air will dive into topics such as the latest research on rheumatic disease, practice management solutions, legislative policies impacting patient care, and more. Tune in the third Tuesday of each month for engaging interviews and commentary with leading rheumatology professionals.

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Coding Corner

Each month, ACR coding specialists highlight rheumatology-specific coding issues in The Rheumatologist and provide guidance on billing and compliance.

See Coding Corner questions

Career Articles

The ACR provides practical career information for rheumatologists, fellows-in-training, and practice administrators.

Read the latest career articles

White Papers

The ACR’s white papers cover a variety of topics related practice management, health policy and legislation, research, access to health care, and quality and safety.

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