Newswise — The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) welcomes members of the press to write about rheumatology research presented the State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium (SOTA) in Chicago, IL, on April 13-15. This year’s line-up features presentations on recent therapeutic developments, research findings and scientific advancements for a wide variety of rheumatic diseases, such as lupus, scleroderma, osteoarthritis and vasculitis.

Complimentary registration is provided to eligible members of the press to allow them to attend sessions on-site or to cover sessions remotely. Select streaming content will be accessible via the ACR Beyond platform for registered media. Details about eligibility requirements, how to apply for press credentials, and a program schedule for this year’s meeting is available on the SOTA event page. All journalists interested in attending SOTA should register by Wednesday, March 28.

Anyone with questions about the registration process or press policies/procedures should contact Ilani Lorber at [email protected]


About the American College of Rheumatology

The American College of Rheumatology is an international medical society representing over 9,400 rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals with a mission to empower rheumatology professionals to excel in their specialty. In doing so, the ACR offers education, research, advocacy and practice management support to help its members continue their innovative work and provide quality patient care. Rheumatologists are experts in the diagnosis, management and treatment of more than 100 different types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. For more information, visit