Upcoming Science Events

See what’s ahead as we bring together experts to discuss scientific topics that matter.

Nov. 18: Science Symposium

Covers upcoming scientific priorities, RA research opportunities and Howley Prize announcement.

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Dec. 3: Foot + Ankle OA Pt. 1

This split 2-day conference in our Osteoarthritis Clinical Studies series explores OA in the foot and ankle.

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Foot + Ankle OA Pt. 2

Our Osteoarthritis Clinical Studies series continues in part 2 of exploring OA in the foot and ankle.

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Request for Proposals

Are you a researcher or research team wanting to make an impact in the field of arthritis? The Arthritis Foundation is funding innovative scientific projects that aim to change the future of arthritis today. 

The Arthritis Foundation’s Fellowship Request for Proposals (RFP)

Application Deadline: Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021 5:00 p.m. ET 

The Arthritis Foundation is seeking applications from institutional program directors. The RFP is particularly interested in innovative approaches in training to prepare the next generation of rheumatologists to meet the evolving needs of the community.  

For application and instructions, please visit Proposal Central and search for Arthritis. The instructions can be downloaded by clicking the paper icon to the right of the words “Rheumatology Fellowship Training.”

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Latest ACR Guidelines for Managing RA
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In Search of Drugs for Osteoarthritis
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This American College of Rheumatology/Arthritis Foundation collaboration evaluates approaches to hand, hip and knee OA.
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Every gift to the Arthritis Foundation will help people with arthritis across the U.S. live their best life. Whether it is supporting cutting-edge research, 24/7 access to one-on-one support, resources and tools for daily living, and more, your gift will be life-changing.

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Help millions of people live with less pain and fund groundbreaking research to discover a cure for this devastating disease. Please, make your urgently-needed donation to the Arthritis Foundation now!

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Honor a loved one with a meaningful donation to the Arthritis Foundation. We'll send a handwritten card to the honoree or their family notifying them of your thoughtful gift.

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The Arthritis Foundation is focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing information, advocacy, science and community. We can only achieve these goals with your help. Strong, outspoken and engaged volunteers will help us conquer arthritis. By getting involved, you become a leader in our organization and help make a difference in the lives of millions. Join us and become a Champion of Yes.

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Give Just 10 Minutes.

Tell us what matters most to you. Change the future of arthritis.

By taking part in the Live Yes! INSIGHTS assessment, you’ll be among those changing lives today and changing the future of arthritis, for yourself and for 54 million others. And all it takes is just 10 minutes.

Your shared experiences will help:

- Lead to more effective treatments and outcomes
- Develop programs to meet the needs of you and your community
- Shape a powerful agenda that fights for you

Now is the time to make your voice count, for yourself and the entire arthritis community. 

Currently this program is for the adult arthritis community.  Since the needs of the juvenile arthritis (JA) community are unique, we are currently working with experts to develop a customized experience for JA families. 

How are you changing the future?

By sharing your experience, you’re showing decision-makers the realities of living with arthritis, paving the way for change. You’re helping break down barriers to care, inform research and create resources that make a difference in people’s lives, including your own.

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Meet Our Partners

As a partner, you will help the Arthritis Foundation provide life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections for people with arthritis, the nations leading cause of disability. Join us today and help lead the way as a Champion of Yes.

Trailblazer

Our Trailblazers are committed partners ready to lead the way, take action and fight for everyday victories. They contribute $2,000,000 to $2,749,000

Visionary

Our Visionary partners help us plan for a future that includes a cure for arthritis. These inspired and inventive champions have contributed $1,500,00 to $1,999,999.

Pioneer

Our Pioneers are always ready to explore and find new weapons in the fight against arthritis. They contribute $1,000,000 to $1,499,999.

Pacesetter

Our Pacesetters ensure that we can chart the course for a cure for those who live with arthritis. They contribute $500,000 to $999,000.

Signature

Our Signature partners make their mark by helping us identify new and meaningful resources for people with arthritis. They contribute $250,000 to $499,999.

Supporting

Our Supporting partners are active champions who provide encouragement and assistance to the arthritis community. They contribute $100,000 to $249,999.