Membership Benefits

ACR/ARHP member benefits are designed to save you money and time, connect you with colleagues around the world, and enhance your rheumatology knowledge and skills. Membership benefits are intended to help you meet your professional goals as a rheumatologist or rheumatology health professional.

Journals

Stay on top of the latest clinical and basic science rheumatology research with a subscription to Arthritis & Rheumatology and/or Arthritis Care & Research, the official ACR peer-reviewed, monthly journals. ACR members receive complimentary subscriptions to both journals; ARHP members receive a complimentary subscription to Arthritis Care & Research.

Education Discounts

Members receive a significant savings on registration on all ACR/ARHP educational meetings, courses, and online activities. Meet your continuing education requirements and excel as you care for patients with the knowledge you gain through ACR/ARHP education.

RISE Registry

Participation with the RISE Registry leads to improved patient outcomes through robust quality improvement activities. RISE allows you to complete your PQRS reporting requirement at the same time.

E-Newsletters

No need to comb through multiple news websites; we deliver the latest and most important news – ACR/ARHP, national, and international – directly to your inbox. Receive up-to-date news on a regular basis through e-newsletters like ACR Insider, eNewsRheum, and ACR@Work.

Networking

Expand and stay connected to your network of peers from around the world at ACR/ARHP conferences and online through our online professional communities and membership directories.

Clinical and Research Awards and Grants

ACR/ARHP members can nominate an outstanding colleague or mentor for Awards of Distinction or Master Designation. Additionally, only members can apply for research and educational grants through the ACR and the Rheumatology Research Foundation.

Awards of Distinction

Earn accommodation or nominate a colleague through the annual awards program in which ACR/ARHP members are recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions to rheumatology.

Volunteer

Develop your leadership skills and connect with your colleagues by volunteering with the ACR/ARHP. All members are eligible to get involved through a variety of committees and other volunteer opportunities.

Image Library

Download images for free from the Rheumatology Image Library. Explore over 1,500 images of rheumatic diseases and download them for professional development, research, or educational presentations.

Practice Management Tools and Resources

Download the rheumatology coding manual to cut down on confusion within your office regarding third-party payment. Starting or selling a rheumatology practice? Our practical business manual is a detailed document covering the essential components of practice.

Other Resources

The ACR/ARHP is at work on behalf of all physicians and health professionals in the rheumatology field through these programs: