The Division of Rheumatology hosts many regular and annual conferences, lectures and events for faculty and trainees to continue learning from and sharing with one another as well as invited speakers from diverse medical and scientific specialties.

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Event Spotlight

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ACR Convergence 2023

November 10 - 15

The 2023 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Convergence Conference is located at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California this year!

The ACR conference this year promises to be an exciting and enriching experience for our division members. We have a diverse range of sessions, including abstract presentations, moderated discussions, poster sessions, and insightful talks lined up. To stay informed and plan your participation effectively, please refer to our internal schedule: ACR Session Schedule 2023_FINAL.pdf


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2023 ACR Schedule at a Glance

EULAR 2023

EULAR Congress 2023

May 31 - June 3, 2023

The 2023 European Congress of Rheumatology is located in Milan, Italy this year! Some of our division members are participating in this event and abstracts from our division have also been accepted. Here is our division's internal schedule and abstract list: EULAR Session Schedule and Abstracts 2023.pdf


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2023 EULAR Congress Time Schedule

2023 EULAR Congress Abstract Book


Rheumatology Conference Series Overview

Grand Rounds

Weekly or bi-monthly presentations by local and international leaders in rheumatology care and research.

Kickstart Lecture

Series of practical, interactive lectures designed to get first year fellows up and running in clinic.  Covers core topics in clinical rheumatology.  Runs July through September of each academic year.

Fellows Lecture

24-month curriculum of interactive lectures covering basic and advanced topics outlined by the American College of Rheumatology Core Curriculum Outline for Rheumatology Fellowship Programs.  Most lectures provided by UW Rheumatology faculty.

Works in Progress

Faculty and fellows present their scholarly work to the Division for feedback. Works in Progress presentations cover a spectrum of ongoing scholarly activities, such as basic science and translational research, clinical research, clinical trials and quality improvement.

Journal Club

Twice-monthly journal club presentations by faculty and fellows of high-impact journal articles in rheumatology care and research.  

Morning Report

Weekly conference where fellows and faculty informally present active cases for feedback and education.  Sessions moderated by a UW Rheumatology faculty member.  

Rheumatology & Radiology

Monthly review of imaging studies submitted for review by fellows and faculty.  Moderated by faculty from the UW Department of Radiology. 

Bruce Gilliland, MD Immunology Lecture Series

Annual series of interactive lectures covering immunology for the clinician.  Lectures provided by faculty from diverse medical and scientific specialties. 

External Meetings

American College of Rheumatology

Fellows attend the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting each year to present their research and meet with rheumatologists from around the globe. 

Northwest Rheumatism Society Annual Meeting

Fellows attend the local Northwest Rheumatism Society Meeting each year. This meeting takes place in the Northwest but alternates between the United States and Canada.