Rheumatology Research Workshop

Rheumatology Research Workshop

In Person


About the Event

Date:2024 | To Be Announced

Location:Location To Be Announced

Credit:No Credit

On Demand:Not Available

The Rheumatology Research Workshop is an invitation only, two-day, in-person workshop that promotes interaction between rheumatology trainees, early career investigators, and established investigators to foster collaboration and facilitate career mentoring.

The workshop will include scientific lectures, oral abstract presentations, and opportunities for early career investigators to interact with senior investigators. Sessions will focus on the skills needed to be successful in research, including improved communication and presentation, work-life balance, tips for grant application, how to build a research team, and more.

For information about the 2023 meeting, see the 2023 Rheumatology Research Workshop section below.

Eligibility Requirements

The following are the eligibility requirements for invitation consideration.

  • Complete an application
  • Submit an abstract
  • Provide a letter of support from division chief/program director or research supervisor
  • Must be an ACR/ARP member

*Preliminary findings or proposals for fellowship research projects are encouraged.

Program Schedule & Syllabi

Registered attendees can access the syllabi during the meeting and for 12 months after the meeting. To access syllabi, login and go to My Learning.


Abstract submission is closed. 2024 abstract details to be announced.

This activity is not eligible for CME/MOC.


Accreditation Statement
The American College of Rheumatology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

See the ACR’s CME Mission Statement. For more information, download the AMA PRA Booklet.

Designation Statement
The ACR designates this live activity for a maximum of 0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


MOC Recognition Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

By completing this activity, you provide the ACR permission to share completion data with the ACCME and the certifying board.

After submitting a reflective statement with key takeaways from the meeting, MOC points will be applied for ABIM diplomates to the ABIM diplomate number and date of birth provided when you registered. Points are sent nightly to ACCME and then transferred to the ABIM Physician Portal. Please allow at least 48 hours for points to display in the portal.

ABIM CME/ MOC accredited

The 2023 Rheumatology Research Workshop included scientific lectures, oral abstract presentations, and opportunities for early career investigators to interact with senior investigators.

Target Audience
This workshop is designed for:

  • A medical student or resident enrolled in an ACGME-accredited pediatric, medicine or combined medicine/pediatric residency program who is interested in rheumatology.
  • A fellow in training at an ACGME-accredited training program that will lead to eligibility to take the ABIM examination in rheumatology or the ABP examination in pediatric rheumatology.
  • A faculty member within six years of completing their fellowship training program.
  • Trainees and early career researchers (within 6 years of completing training) from other clinical backgrounds (e.g., PT, OT, PA, NP) or research backgrounds (e.g., PhD) in rheumatology or related fields.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Effectively communicate the essentials of their research project
  • Identify applicable research grants at different stages of their research career
  • Accurately communicate the value of mentorship and the mentee/mentor dynamic

Rheumatology Research Workshop 2023 Program Schedule

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