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Press registration re-opened for ACR's Virtual 2020 State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium

American College of Rheumatology

ATLANTA - The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) welcomes members of the press to write about rheumatology research presented at its virtual edition of the 2020 State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium (SOTA) on May 16-17. This year's line-up will be delivered via ACR Beyond Live. Speakers will share a range of high-impact content in areas such as cancer screenings in rheumatic diseases, pregnancy planning for lupus, clinical emergencies in scleroderma, and other therapeutic developments and scientific advances.

Complimentary registration allows eligible press members to attend virtual sessions. 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 Sunday, May 17.

Anyone with questions about the registration process or press policies should contact Monica McDonald at


About the American College of Rheumatology

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is an international medical society representing over 8,500 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.

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