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ACR Awarded Grant to Focus on Projects That Curb Health Disparities

The following is a press release I received this week from ACR: ATLANTA – The American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR) new program, Uniting Collaborators for Innovation (UCOIN), was named one of five recipients of the American Society of Association Executives Foundation Innovation Grants Program, which awards $10,000 to programs that demonstrate engagement in innovation efforts within the association community. UCOIN …

Opening Lecture #ACR17

The ACR/AHRP Annual Meeting kicked off last night with an opening lecture that had me in tears a few times. Opening Remarks Dr. Sharad Lakhanpal, current head of the ACR, started the opening lecture off by sharing more about what’s gone on in the last year for the ACR. One of the things that many …

Heading to ACR

This afternoon, I board the first of two flights on my way to San Diego for the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting! I’m incredibly excited to be attending this year. It’ll be my first year there. I’m unsure what exactly to expect. I’ll be covering sessions I attend here (where relevant). There are a …

#Rheumchat Recap

#Rheumchat Recap

For those of you who have been following things, I was lucky enough to co-host #Rheumchat on August 18 with the American College of Rheumatology. The conversation was centered around being an empowered patient and we had some really great conversation around the questions ACR prepared. If you’d like to check out the recap, head …