Join the rheumatologist and rheumatology health professional members of the American College of Rheumatology and
over seven million Americans in fighting the devastating effects of rheumatic diseases.
Having a rheumatic disease can make the simplest tasks impossible. From brushing your teeth, to eating, to getting out of bed in the morning – daily life for rheumatology patients can become a daily struggle. That is why it is vital that they have access to a rheumatologist – the only physician qualified to diagnose and treat rheumatic diseases.
Your support of the rheumatology community is vital to the care of seven million individuals, their families and caregivers, and to the rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals who treat them.
Discover your window of opportunity to help by:
Educating Yourself on the Issues:
Learn how rheumatic diseases are affecting your constituents and how rheumatologists are helping them fight back. Rheumatologists and their patients are passionate and educated about the issues and are willing to share their knowledge with you.
- Exempt physician-administered drugs from the Medicare sequestration. Support H.R. 1416 .
- View the ACR's hot issues.
- Read and share the ACR's white paper, White Paper: Rheumatic Diseases in America
Advancing Rheumatology Research:
Support increases in funding to federal programs engaged in vital research to combat arthritis and related diseases, including rheumatic diseases.
To learn more about your window of opportunity, or to schedule a meeting with the ACR, contact Erin Latimer at (404) 633-3777 or email@example.com