Northern California

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 5,953,000 of them live in California. The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. We are focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis through vital information, advocacy, science and community. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for saying yes – day after day.

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Upcoming Events

2018 Summer Intership Program - Northern CA

2018 Summer Intership Program - Northern CA

The Arthritis Foundation Summer Science Internship Program places outstanding high school and college students in the world renowned Rheumatology and Immunology Laboratories at Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco. Since its inception in 1982, this program has provided over 200 aspiring scientists the opportunity to work alongside cutting edge arthritis researchers.Visit http://summerscienceinternship.kintera.org/ for more details and to complete an application.

2018 Knowles Lecture - San Francisco, CA

2018 Knowles Lecture - San Francisco, CA

5/3/2018

Join us at the 52nd Annual Knowles Lecture. Keynote speaker, Dr. John H. Stone presents "What Is IgG4-RD (And What Is Not IgG4-RD) and What Does It Tell Us About The Immune System". Registration is required.

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - San Francisco, CA

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - San Francisco, CA

5/5/2018

Our Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis gathering in the world, celebrating our warriors, raising funds for research, resources and a cure. Whether you’re an arthritis warrior yourself or care about someone who is, sign up and WALK to CURE Arthritis.

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Tri Valley, CA

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Tri Valley, CA

5/19/2018

Our Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis gathering in the world, celebrating our warriors, raising funds for research, resources and a cure. Whether you’re an arthritis warrior yourself or care about someone who is, sign up and WALK to CURE Arthritis.

2018 Arthritis Bike Classic - Marin, CA

2018 Arthritis Bike Classic - Marin, CA

6/16/2018

The Arthritis Bike Classic – Marin is a spectacular, fully-supported one-day cycling adventure. Marin County is well known for its natural beauty, incredible organic foods, and breath-taking views of San Francisco and the California coast. Participants can choose from 4 scenic routes 23, 41, 61 and 102 miles.

Join the Fight

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

The best Advocate is someone who knows what it’s like to fight the everyday battles—someone like you. By sharing your personal story of Yes with legislators and lawmakers, you can become part of the solution.

Better Living Toolkit

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A Digital Tool to Help You Live Your Best

This powerful resource will help you better understand your disease and take a positive step toward living a life of Yes. Get information, tips and tools that will help you work with doctor to develop the best treatment plan for your unique needs, so you can continue to enjoy the things that are most important to you.