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Call for Proposals ARHP 39th Annual Scientific Meeting

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  2. ARHP Annual Scientific Meetings
  3. Call for Proposals ARHP 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
  4. ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting and Pre-Conference Course Registration
  5. Online Submission Now Available for Arthritis Care & Research
  6. Member-Get-A-Member Campaign 2003

The ARHP Program Subcommittee will meet in January to plan the topics and speakers for the 2004 Annual Scientific Meeting to be held in San Antonio, Texas. To assist the ARHP in providing quality educational programs on topics of greatest interest to its members, a Call for Proposals is announced. Members and non-members may submit a proposal for the annual scientific meeting. A proposal can be given in a lecture, symposium, or hands-on interactive workshop format. Sessions are scheduled as concurrent from 60 or 90 minutes and may be placed on the program on any day/time during the annual scientific meeting, unless stated otherwise. The ARHP Call for Abstracts for research, special interest, and case report abstracts will be available online in March 2004.

The proposal formats are: Lecture (single speaker), Symposium (not to exceed 3 speakers), or Workshop (should emphasize interaction and should not exceed 3 speakers.)

PROPOSALSMUSTCONTAIN THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

Indicate whether this proposal is being submitted to ARHP only or to ARHP/ACR dually

Type of format

Title and/or topic of the session

Purpose of the session in no more than 3 sentences

Learning objectives (maximum 4)

Intended audience and skill level (Fundamental [basic], Intermediate, or Advanced)

Preferred length of presentation (60 or 90 minutes)

Name of coordinator, affiliation, mailing address, telephone, fax, and e-mail address

Name(s) of speaker(s) (maximum 3) with titles of their presentations, affiliations, mailing addresses, telephone, fax, e-mail, and a biographical sketch (limited to 2 pages/speaker). If needed, a biographical sketch template is available from the ARHP office.

NEW: Coordinator must indicate on submission whether all speakers have agreed to participate if the proposal is accepted. Securing speakers prior to submission is strongly encouraged. If a speaker has not agreed, please indicate this on the submission.

Content outline (Please insert as last item of submission).

Session presenters and the coordinator are responsible for their own travel and must pay the appropriate registration fee. No funds are available for honoraria. Presenters will be required to provide conflict of interest/disclosure statements if applicable. The coordinator will be notified regarding acceptance or rejection approximately 8 weeks after the proposal deadline. The ARHP reserves the right to 1) accept all or part of any proposal, 2) copy edit the title, purpose, and objectives and 3) adjust the requested time to meet the needs of the program. Date and time of presentation cannot be guaranteed. Submit proposals to ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting Proposal, Attn: Happy Tyree, Educational Programs Manager, 1800 Century Place, Ste 250, Atlanta, GA 30345-4300. E-mail: htyree@rheumatology.org.

ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting and Pre-Conference Course Registration

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  2. ARHP Annual Scientific Meetings
  3. Call for Proposals ARHP 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
  4. ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting and Pre-Conference Course Registration
  5. Online Submission Now Available for Arthritis Care & Research
  6. Member-Get-A-Member Campaign 2003

Registration materials were mailed in June to ARHP members for the 2003 Annual Scientific Meeting to be held October 24–28, 2003 in Orlando, Florida.

The ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting, held in conjunction with the American College of Rheumatology's Annual Scientific Meeting is planned to reflect the needs and interests of health professionals working with arthritis and rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. It provides a forum to address issues of professional significance with a multidisciplinary audience.

The ARHP is offering a Pre-Conference Clinical Focus Course: Update on Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, on Friday October 24 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Members and nonmembers may review ACR and ARHP programming, register for the meeting, and make hotel reservations on-line at www.rheumatology.org.

Online Submission Now Available for Arthritis Care & Research

  1. Top of page
  2. ARHP Annual Scientific Meetings
  3. Call for Proposals ARHP 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
  4. ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting and Pre-Conference Course Registration
  5. Online Submission Now Available for Arthritis Care & Research
  6. Member-Get-A-Member Campaign 2003

Arthritis Care & Research is now offering online submission and web-based peer review of manuscripts through Manuscript Central, a web-based service supported by John Wiley & Sons. The online process will reduce the length of time from submission to publication, as well as courier fees and copying costs for authors.

Additional required disclosure forms for authors are now also available on the ACR Web site, and at Manuscript Central, as is complete submission information for authors.

Manuscript Central is on the web at http://rheumjournal-wiley.manuscriptcentral.com. New users will need to create an account in order to log in and select the appropriate journal from the drop-down box. Step-by-step submission and review instructions are available in a document, linked through “instructions and Forms.” You can also view instructions online or print them.

Member-Get-A-Member Campaign 2003

  1. Top of page
  2. ARHP Annual Scientific Meetings
  3. Call for Proposals ARHP 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
  4. ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting and Pre-Conference Course Registration
  5. Online Submission Now Available for Arthritis Care & Research
  6. Member-Get-A-Member Campaign 2003

Help us tell others about the benefits of membership in ARHP by participating in the 2003 membership drive, and you can earn chances to win free registration to the 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando, Florida, October 24–28, 2003.

For each new member you recruit, your name will be added to the drawing; the more new members, the more chances for you to win!

The winning member will be selected on August 29th, and notified by telephone. To participate, print out a membership application on the home page of the ARHP website, or call 404-633-3777 and request an application. Be sure that your name and signature appear as the sponsoring ARHP or ACR member so that you can be identified as the recruiter. To qualify, all applications must be postmarked by August 29, 2003. For additional information contact Jan Price, Manager, Membership Services (jprice@rheumatology.org).