Does anyone know why the band Fleetwood Mac might have been an expert in medical communication? Physicians and other medical providers have multiple roles; one obvious task is to provide advice. And for this advice to be valuable, we need to be good listeners; we need to absorb data from multiple sources, which include journals,…
ACR and ARP members converged on Capitol Hill in May to urge lawmakers to support legislation related to workforce expansion and patient access to care following training sessions presented by ACR staff dedicated to legislative affairs.
More than 70 rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals convened in Washington, D.C., to advocate on behalf of legislation that would reduce patients’ out-of-pocket drug costs and help grow America’s healthcare workforce.
As rheumatology fellows approach the end of what for many is 25th grade, it’s time to focus on what you want to do for the rest of your life. For most rheumatology fellows it will be some form of clinical practice, although enormous opportunities exist throughout the medical field for you to apply your talents….
The 2015 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Workforce Study projected that by 2030 the number of adult rheumatologists will decline by 25%.1 The result: Demand for rheumatologists is projected to be more than twice the available supply of providers by 2030. Advanced practice rheumatology professionals can help practices overcome the barrier this mismatch will create…
The American Board of Internal Medicine’s recently launched Longitudinal Knowledge Assessment for rheumatology maintenance of certification emphasizes convenience and ongoing learning.
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that supports research into the causes, treatment and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases, as well as the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research. NIAMS recognizes the…
Noting that the pandemic has shifted what and how rheumatology trainees learn, Dr. Marston hopes the Committee on Rheumatology Training & Workforce Issues can work to understand current workforce needs and explore new educational opportunities.
The ACR has developed educational materials for healthcare providers to use to discuss reproductive health and contraception with their patients with psoriatic arthritis.
A key question many graduating rheumatology fellows face each year is: Are you interested in pursuing a career in academic medicine or in private practice? Although the two tracks are not mutually exclusive, it is true that juggling the demands of scholarly work, medical education and a busy clinical workload is by no means easy….