The ACR advocates on behalf of rheumatologists and the rheumatology community through involvement in federal and state legislation and regulatory action, participation in hearings, and educating lawmakers on issues important to rheumatologists, health professionals, and patients. Become a part of advocacy efforts at the federal and state levels and learn why you can count on the ACR. Have information to share? We invite you to advise the ACR about public policy issues.
2017 Advocacy Update
Watch a video of Senator Lisa Murkowski's 2017 Annual Meeting advocacy training session.
Visit the Legislative Action Center to learn about current bills and send messages to your lawmakers.
Check in on the latest health policy news from Washington, DC and around the country.
Learn about the ACR’s initiatives and activities with the United States Congress and federal agencies.
Learn about ACR’s Affiliate Society Council and the latest in health policy action in your state.
Learn about Advocates for Arthritis, the ACR’s annual event that brings together rheumatology professionals and patients to advocate on behalf of the rheumatology community in Washington.
Sign up to take a leadership role in grassroots activities and to build contacts with local lawmakers.
Contribute to RheumPAC and learn about ACR’s non-partisan political action committee which provides opportunities to educate Congress on the importance and value of rheumatology.
Find out how you can help advance rheumatology both on the State and Federal level.