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    The largest and most trusted nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the needs and challenges of people living with arthritis.

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2015 Scientific Strategy



The new scientific strategy provides direction for the Foundation’s scientific discovery of activities over the next five years and focuses on three major pillars.

Upcoming Events

2015 Advocacy Summit

2015 Advocacy Summit

March 23-24, 2015

Registration is now open for the 2015 Advocacy Summit, taking place March 23-24 at the Doubletree Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.

2015 Juvenile Arthritis Conference

2015 Juvenile Arthritis Conference

July 23 - 26, 2015

Please join us for an unforgettable experience in Orlando, Fla., July 23 - 26, 2015! Register early and save!

News & Updates

It’s Walk to Cure Arthritis Season

April, 2, 2015

Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s signature fundraising event series that unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis.

Arthritis Foundation Supports Legislation to Ensure Access to Innovative Treatments

March 25, 2015

The Patients’ Access to Treatments Act (PATA), introduced by Reps. David B. McKinley (R-WV) and Lois Capps (D-CA), will limit cost-sharing requirements for medications placed in a specialty tier.

Advocating for a Cure for Arthritis

March 23, 2015

The 2015 Advocacy Summit starts today in Washington DC.

Guidance for Help With Medication Cost Now Available

February 2, 2015

Three new Arthritis Foundation guides to prescription co-pay support and financial assistance for specific arthritis drugs are now available online.

"Cake": A Painful Slice of Life

January 7, 2015

Arthritis Foundation President and CEO, Ann Palmer, shares her thoughts and insights after a recent town hall panel discussion on chronic pain.

Ann Palmer to Join Jennifer Aniston for "Cake" Movie Town Hall

January 6, 2015

Arthritis Foundation President and CEO Ann Palmer will join actress Jennifer Aniston for a town hall panel discussion in Los Angeles on Jan. 6, 2015.