Dec 82021

ASM Early Bird Registration Closes

Jan 42022

ASM Registration Closes

JAN 21*2022

RESIDENTS'
PRE-COURSE (PART 1)

Jan 28*2022

REVIEW COURSE

Jan 28-29*2022

AHPA PRE-COURSE

Jan 312022

CRA Membership Early Bird Registration Closes

FEB 22022

RESIDENTS'
PRE-COURSE (PART 2)

Feb 2-52022

ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING

Feb 7-8*2022

CANADIAN ARTHRITIS RESEARCH CONFERENCE

*Presented in virtual format exclusively. Registrations close at 11:59 pm EST unless noted.

Towards Equity: Rheum for Everyone

Join us virtually and in-person for the CRA & AHPA Annual Scientific Meeting, Feb 2-5, 2022!

Register by December 8, 2021 to receive our Early Bird Rates

Attendees can engage with interactive programming, acquire insights from leading experts, create networking opportunities, attend crowd-sourced workshops, and much more.
This year’s ASM will showcase how we address equity, diversity, and inclusion within our extended rheumatology community, captured by the theme of our meeting, Towards Equity: Rheum for Everyone.

Quebec Convention Centre

The safety and well-being of our members, their patients, and the extended rheumatology community is paramount to the CRA and we continue closely monitor public health guidance to assess the status of our Annual Scientific Meeting in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

To ensure the safety of all attendees, proof of vaccination will be required for all registrants attending the CRA & AHPA Annual Scientific Meeting in person in Quebec City, QC. Additional information regarding on-site safety protocols will be posted as it becomes available.

Click here to learn more about our Health and Safety Protocols.

ASM + SATELLITE PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE

AHPA Pre-Course (Virtual Only) | January 28-29

CRA Review Course (Virtual Only) | January 28

CRA Residents’ Pre-Course – Offered in Two Parts:
Part 1 (Virtual Only) | January 21
Part 2 (In-Person or Virtual | February 2
Attend this program in-person at the Quebec Conference Centre (with on-demand access to sessions afterwards) or attend virtually.

Annual Scientific Meeting (In-Person or Virtual) | February 2-5
Attend the ASM in-person at the Quebec Conference Centre or attend virtually.

Canadian Arthritis Research Conference (Virtual Only) | February 7-8

ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • State-of-the-Art & Crowd-Sourced Workshops
  • Keynote Lectures
  • Abstracts and Poster Tours
  • Satellite Symposia
  • Clinical Pearls and Mysterious Cases
  • RheumJeopardy
  • The Great Debate
  • Awards of Distinction
  • Exhibitors’ Hall
  • … and much more!

ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING KEYNOTE LECTURES

Dr. Simon Carette

Dunlop-Dottridge Lecture by Dr. Simon Carette, on advances made in the management of vasculitis. Dr. Carette is a rheumatologist and Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He trained at Laval University, McGill, the University of Toronto, the National Institutes of Health, and the University of Cambridge. His area of clinical expertise is vasculitis, and he is the director of the Vasculitis Program at Sinai Health Network since 2001.

Dr. Tuhina Neogi

State-of-the-Art Lecture by Dr. Tuhina Neogi, on pain in adult and pediatric rheumatic diseases. Dr. Neogi is a Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology at Boston University Schools of Medicine and of Public Health, and Chief of Rheumatology. As a rheumatologist and epidemiologist, her research focuses on osteoarthritis, gout, and pain mechanisms.

Dr. Grace Wright

Keynote Lecture by Dr. Grace Wright, on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion within the rheumatology community. Dr. Wright is a rheumatologist and Founder and President of the Association of Women in Rheumatology (AWIR). Founded in 2014, AWIR has grown to over 30 local chapters throughout the United States as well as a growing number of international chapters. Dr. Wright has served as the President of AWIR since its inception.

TRAVEL AND HOTEL

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Travel & Transport

Please note that you are responsible for booking your own hotel and transportation reservations. Due to the current uncertainty related to the pandemic, the CRA recommends purchasing refundable travel tickets.

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