The breakdown of the main rheumatology advocacy in 2019

A belated Happy New Year to everyone! Here’s another update about what’s going on in Washington for the rheumatology community, from my perspective as a rheumatologist and volunteer chair of the American College of Rheumatology Government Affairs Committee. Please read, forward freely, and consider doing more advocacy as a New Year’s Resolution — it’s easy, […]

Great News for the Rheumatology Community

Angus Worthing MD Greetings, Advocates! Great news for the rheumatology community came on February 9, 2018 as the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 was enacted. It contained several critical health care fixes. First, after hundreds of emails, meetings, letters to the editor, an op-ed and a forceful 109-member coalition letter led by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) […]


The New York Times Dr. Herbert S.B. Baraf Back to Common Conditions > Why Do I Have Gout? If one night you wake with the feeling that a big toe has suddenly become a battlefield, and a peek under the covers reveals not This Little Piggy but an angry red monstrosity from some old horror movie, […]

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