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Are you ready to join more than 9,100 physicians, rheumatology professionals, and scientists worldwide? Great news! Your American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals (ACR/ARP) membership awaits you and your team!

Join the ACR/ARP – Where the World of Rheumatology Unites

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and its interprofessional division, the Association of Rheumatology Professionals (ARP), are piloting new membership options as of June 2023 through June 2024. The model is meant to streamline the existing broad number of categories, provide a more personalized experience, and enhance value.

 

To get started, you’ll use the Find My Fit Membership Assistant to walk you through just a few questions to determine your perfect fit in the ACR/ARP community.

 

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Individual Membership Benefits & Pricing

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Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology

Requirements

  • ABIM, ABP, or AOBIM certified in rheumatology (U.S. only); successful completion of rheumatology training in a residency training program approved by the ACGME; successful completion of a rheumatology training program outside of North America lasting a minimum of two years; or ACR International Member in good standing for a minimum of five continuous years

Annual Dues

  • $475 (subscriptions to Arthritis & Rheumatology and Arthritis Care & Research included)

Member

Requirements

  • Physician not certified in rheumatology, engaged in a rheumatology-related specialty (e.g., internal medicine, allergy, and immunology), or actively engaged in scientific research in the field of rheumatology or immunology

Please note: Current ACR Members identified as research scientists are grandfathered into the pilot as an ACR Member. New research scientists joining will be a member of the ACR through the ARP division, thus qualifying as an ARP member type.

Annual Dues

  • $475 (subscriptions to Arthritis & Rheumatology and Arthritis Care & Research included)

Transitional

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in or less than one year out of a qualified rheumatology training program, or age 70+ and fully retired

Annual Dues

  • $120 (subscription to Arthritis & Rheumatology included)

Student/Resident

Requirements

  • Enrolled in a graduate-level program in medicine or a related field, enrolled in a residency program and interested in rheumatology, or engaged in a period of mentored research

Annual Dues

  • Free (digital subscriptions to Arthritis & Rheumatology and Arthritis Care & Research included)

Early Career Discount

Physicians in their first three years of practice post-training are eligible for an Early Career Discount of 50% off their membership fee. The early career discount membership includes all benefits except the following: you will not be able to serve on ACR/ARP boards or committees.

Member

Requirements

  • Health practitioner (excluding North American licensed physician) or other professional who currently works in or has an interest in rheumatology, or researcher/research scientist working in or with an interest in rheumatology

Annual Dues

  • $155 (subscription to Arthritis Care & Research included)

Student/Resident

Requirements

  • Enrolled in a health practitioner/professional program leading to a baccalaureate or graduate degree or post-professional training program (excluding physicians)

Annual Dues

  • Free

ARP Transitional

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in or less than one year out of a qualified rheumatology training program, or age 70+ and fully retired

Annual Dues

  • $40 (subscription to Arthritis Care & Research included)

Early Career Discount

Interprofessional team members in their first three years of practice post-training are eligible for an Early Career Discount of 50% off their membership fee.

Any Fellow, International Fellow, Member, or International Member may request a 50% reduction in their dues for one year. The member must demonstrate some type of financial hardship rendering him/her unable to pay the dues in full. Examples: sudden loss of income, financial hardship, or extended medical leave. Income information may be required. If a dues reduction is granted, journal subscription access will be available online but not in print (if subscription is included with membership). Please send written requests to membership@rheumatology.org.

Small Teams Membership Benefits & Pricing

Are you part of a team of physicians and interprofessionals based anywhere in the world? Great news—your ACR Small Teams Membership is just a few clicks away!

The ACR/ARP equips the entire rheumatology team with the most trusted research, resources, and education in the field of rheumatology. A thriving practice, training for the team, and exceptional patient care are the pillars upon which the new ACR/ARP Small Team Membership is focused. If you are part of a rheumatology care team, you will fit right in with this new ACR/ARP Small Team Membership offering.

ACR Small Teams Memberships must have a minimum team size of four and a maximum team size of fifteen. The team may be comprised of no more than one physician. Should someone leave your team, the membership is transferable to another team member.

Small Team Membership Categories

  • Team of 4 (1 physician + 3 interprofessionals): $749 (20% savings)
  • Team of 6 (1 physician + 5 interprofessionals): $847 (30% savings)
  • Team of 15 (1 physician + 14 interprofessionals): $1,589 (40% savings)

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