Representative Allyson Schwarz (D-Pa.) held a Healthcare Legislative Update at the 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia, held in October. Rep. Schwartz spoke to a group of rheumatology professionals about the different healthcare proposals currently before Congress. As a key member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Schwartz gave an insider’s view of the healthcare reform debate going on in the House. She was interested in the perspective of the rheumatology community and took questions from the audience. Members of the audience asked the Representative about issues important to rheumatologists, such as access to care, elimination of the sustainable growth rate formula, and medical liability reform.
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ACR anniversary brings thoughts of the past to bear on today’s challenges
Feting ACR’s 75 Years: This month’s annual meeting recognizes organization’s growth
Without inspiration, there might be no genius. Likewise, the ACR and AHRP Annual Meeting Planning Committees depend on input from the membership to suggest educational formats, topics, and experts to meet the growing needs and interests of the rheumatology community.
Attendees at the 2009 ACR/ ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting will find multiple opportunities to increase their knowledge.
This year, the ACR will introduce new programming at the ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting. One of the new highlights will be Noontime Clinical Reviews, which have been created to fill in the midday break from programming. These sessions will focus on reviewing clinical topics in rheumatology and will address practical issues relevant to practicing clinicians. Here is a list of the 2009 Noontime Clinical Reviews.