Earlier this year, I was privileged to be part of the ACR’s Advocates for Arthritis advocacy visit. My rheumatologist recommended that I apply for the event, and I was thrilled when I was accepted, even though my acceptance wasn’t necessarily competitive (I was the only patient representative from Delaware).
As small practice physicians are forced to combat increasing overhead and shriveling reimbursement, we seem to be entering an era of medical practice Darwinism—survival of those that are most fit to operate in today’s severe and unforgiving healthcare environment.
The rheumatology patient population is projected to increase dramatically over the next decade, and there is an urgent need to recruit and train the next generation of rheumatologists.
A leader is only as good as his or her team, and a team is only as good as its leader.
Anticipation—both bad and good—was the mood at this year’s ACR meeting
Dr. Sharp was a rheumatology pioneer who left a lasting mark on the field
International collaboration through ILAR promotes health equity in rheumatology
The ACR’s Quality Stakeholders’ Summit explored quality initiatives from several medical societies
Several rheumatologists honored for their work in research, teaching
Keep a hepatitis C virus infection from hindering RA treatment