All ACR/ARP members are invited to attend the opening session. The opening session will include the presidential address from the presidents of American College of Rheumatology, American Rheumatology Professionals, and the Rheumatology Research Foundation. In addition, the session will include special recognition of the 2022 Awards of Distinction, Awards of Merit, Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Presidential Gold Medal award winners. Opening session will conclude with a dynamic keynote speaker.
Speaker: Kenneth Saag, MD, MSc – The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Speaker: Barbara Slusher, PA-C, MSW – University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Speaker: V. Michael Holers, MD – University of Colorado
Speaker: Abraham Verghese, MD