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The ACR year in review
The American College of Rheumatology's Research and Education Foundation (REF) has renamed itself "The Rheumatology Research Foundation: Advancing treatment, Finding cures," as part of an overall branding strategy for the ever-growing fundraising branch of the ACR that better defines its mission and goals
From the College: REF Meets with NIAMS and AF to Discuss Funding
The ACR Research and Education Foundation (REF) has been working with the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (NIAMS) to lead discussions about how to best develop the careers of physician-scientists involved in rheumatic disease research.
From the College: American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Research and Education Foundation Brings Researchers Together in Santa Fe
Two recent meetings supported by the ACR Research and Education Foundation (REF) provided investigators in disease-targeted research initiatives the opportunity to present on their progress and build collaborations.
From the College: Pediatric Researcher Turns American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Award into a Learning Experience
Yukiko Kimura, MD, has been interested in medical education for a long time, so when the ACR Research and Education Foundation (REF) awarded her the ACR REF Clinician Scholar Educator Award in 2008, she knew what she wanted to do.
From the College: A Journey Begins with the First Step
The ACR Research and Education Foundation (REF) has launched the Action Alliance network, a program that calls on rheumatologists, investigators, and health professionals to join the REF in asking patients and families to be a part of the conversation. The Action Alliance consists of two programs working together: From the Field Speakers Bureau and Patients and Families for Progress.
From the College: Setting Goals for Future Growth
Perhaps the most personally rewarding aspect of working with the ACR Research and Education Foundation (REF) is seeing the success that can come from setting lofty goals. First and foremost, the REF is a goal-oriented organization. The staff and volunteers are not only committed to the goal of ensuring the future of rheumatology, but they aspire to reach high and to lead in this effort.
From the College: Dispelling the Mystery, Ensuring the Future
Bringing calm and organization to chaos: This is what led Greg Dennis, MD, to pursue a career in rheumatology. Dr. Dennis who, at the time, was an internal medicine resident at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Aurora, Colo., was seeking a subspecialty that would allow him to pursue immunology in a clinical or laboratory setting. What he realized during his residency was that rheumatology was a mystery to many physicians.
Columns: A Milestone in RA Research
We are proud to announce the ACR Research and Education Foundation (REF) recently achieved a major accomplishment: we surpassed the initial $30-million fundraising goal of the Within Our Reach: Finding a Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis campaign! To date, commitments to the campaign total $30,719,054 from 245 donors.
From the College: REF Program Helps Meet Critical Need for Pediatric Rheumatologists
It’s not far-fetched to assume that most medical students have no exposure to pediatric rheumatology while in school. The ACR Research and Education Foundation (REF) is hoping to change that.