Northern California

The Arthritis Foundation, Great West Region, Northern California offices provide information, events, advocacy and research funding for the 1.1 million individuals in Northern California who struggle daily with arthritis.

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Upcoming Events

Juvenile Arthritis Family Education Program

Juvenile Arthritis Family Education Program


Join us to learn about arthritis, network with families who have similar concerns, and enjoy a day of fun activities!

2016 Advocacy Summit

2016 Advocacy Summit

3/14/2016 to 3/15/2016

Join us as we speak out for arthritis research and access to care in 2016! Team up with other advocates and Arthritis Foundation staff in Washington, D.C. to meet with legislators and staff on Capitol Hill to tell Congress that more needs to be done for people with arthritis.

Knowles Lecture

Knowles Lecture


Join us for the annual Knowles Lecture to learn more about the discovery of anti-TNF therapy for the treatment of RA and other inflammatory diseases.

Early Bird Specials

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Register Now

Registration and scholarships for both National Juvenile Arthritis Conferences are now open, and families registering before April 15 will receive a reduced early-bird rate. Scholarship availability is limited, applications are due by Feb. 26.

2016 Summer Science Internship

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Deadline: Saturday, February 20, 2016

The Summer Science Internship Program provides twelve (12) outstanding students with the opportunity to work in leading research and clinical laboratories under the supervision of respected scientists at Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Through this internship students receive hands on experience in the fields of rheumatology and immunology, with a focus on arthritis and related autoimmune diseases. Interns participate in either basic laboratory (bench) research or clinical translational/epidemiological (patient outcomes oriented) research. This program is designed to encourage gifted students to pursue a career in scientific study and research with an ultimate goal of inspiring them to focus their research potential on arthritis and related autoimmune diseases. Overview and Application

Better Living Toolkit

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The Better Living Toolkit, a powerful package of information and resources, helps you better understand your arthritis and live life to the fullest. You fill your kit when you order, custom-selecting the information that’s right for you. Get your FREE Better Living Toolkit today!