Searching for a broad range of rheumatology images? Need a common condition image or want to view a rare condition? The Image Library has a comprehensive collection of 2,000+ images on a wide range of rheumatology diseases and conditions. ACR/ARP members can get an inside look into the world of rheumatology from a rheumatologist’s perspective.
Image Use Permissions
Image Approval Process
By this license, you are granted the right to use the ACR Image Library for non-commercial educational, informational, and research purposes only. You are not granted a right to use the ACR Image Library for the purpose of journalism, investigation, or reporting absent a specific license granted by ACR, and you may not use the ACR Image Library for any commercial purpose. The images and associated captions of the ACR Image Library may be copied and used for oral educational presentations delivered by you along with any supporting documents needed for the presentation. ACR requests that you appose to images taken from the ACR Image Library a notice of Copyright ownership to ACR in the form of “Copyright (year of creation of presentation) ACR.” You may not use or share (e.g. in the form of a link) the ACR Image Library on any network, internet, or intranet without express written permission from ACR. Images and associated captions may not be incorporated into any work that is published, such as a journal without express written permission from ACR.
As a courtesy, the ACR provides complimentary images to journalists that produce news coverage about rheumatic diseases. Please contact email@example.com for assistance.
Contribute to the Image Library
The annual Image Competition showcases the finest images in rheumatology at ACR Convergence and offers an opportunity to contribute to one of the most distinguished online medical image collections. Images are characteristic or unusual manifestations of rheumatic disease that serve as an invaluable educational tool for rheumatology professionals.
Image Competition submissions for ACR Convergence 2023 are closed. Submitter and winner notifications will be sent in late August.
Image Competition Winning Image Article Approval Process
Excerpts or the entirety of the winning image article published in Arthritis & Rheumatology may not be reproduced without the prior written permission of the publisher. Send permission requests to:
c/o John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
111 River Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Commercial entities seeking permission to reprint must obtain all materials from the contributor and/or publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. The ACR cannot provide any materials.
Image Competition Embargo
Accepted images are made available online in advance of the meeting and published on the ACR Image Library. The winning image will be published in an issue of our scientific journal, Arthritis & Rheumatology. Under embargo, the ACR requires that accepted images not be published in any other publication until November 7, 2023, at 10:00 AM ET. Violation of this policy may result in the image being withdrawn from the competition, removed from the Image Library, and other measures deemed appropriate. If you have questions about the Image Embargo Policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.