Arthritis Care & Research

AC&R Journal

Marian T. Hannan, DSc, MPH, Editor

Arthritis Care & Research (AC&R), an official journal of the American College of Rheumatology and the Association of Rheumatology Professionals (ARP; a division of the College), is a peer-reviewed monthly publication publishing original research, review articles, and editorials that promote excellence in the clinical practice of rheumatology.

In relation to the care of individuals with rheumatic diseases, the major topics are evidence-based practice studies; clinical problems; practice guidelines; educational, social, and public health issues; health economics; health care policy; and future trends in rheumatology practice. AC&R is known internationally as a top rheumatology research journal.

A subscription to AC&R is included with ACR and ARP membership.

Applications Invited: Arthritis Care & Research Editor-in-Chief

The American College of Rheumatology Committee on Journal Publications announces the search for Editor of Arthritis Care & Research. The official term of the next editorship is July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2026; however, some of the duties of the new Editor will begin during a transition period starting April 1, 2021. 

ARP/ACR members who are considering applying should submit a nonbinding letter of intent by May 4, 2020 to the Managing Editor, Maggie Parry,, and are also encouraged to contact the current Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Marian Hannan at, to discuss details.

To apply, read the instructions and submit a completed application by June 15, 2020.

Editor Application Instructions

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Non-Member Journal Access

Non-members may access selected content including general information, tables of contents, article abstracts, full text of selected recently published open-access articles, and full text of articles published since 1999 (excluding most articles published with the last 12 months). The full text of articles published within the last 12 months is available on the journal website on a pay-per-view basis.

Table of Contents: 2019 - 2020


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