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Encourage your rheumatology fellows-in-training to apply for the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting FIT Scholarship. The deadline to apply is July 31.
Access the latest rheumatology-related statistics on the prevalence of rheumatic diseases, the rheumatology workforce, and graduate medical education.
The American College of Rheumatology contracted with the Academy for Academic Leadership (AAL) to conduct the 2015 Rheumatology Workforce Study. This purpose of this workforce study was to describe the character and composition of the current rheumatology workforce, recognize demographic and employment trends, inform workforce and succession planning for the ACR/ARP to ensure appropriate access to care for patients with rheumatic diseases, identify potential paths for the evolution of workforce supply and demand and their associated implications, and more. Read about the rheumatology workforce study and access the report.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention March 2017 Vital Signs announced data estimating that 54.4 million U.S. adults suffer from arthritis - equating to about 25% of the population. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability, and causes pain, aching, stiffness, and swelling of the joints. The most common types are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, and fibromyalgia. See prevalence statistics of arthritis and rheumatic diseases.