Upcoming Conferences 

CSRO Virtual Career Fair
October 26, 2019
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
ACR 2019 Annual Meeting
November 8 - 13, 2019

Atlanta, GA
CSRO 2020 Fellows Conference
March 6 - 7, 2020
InterContinental Mark Hopkins
San Francisco, CA
CSRO 2020 State Society Advocacy Conference
September 11 - 12, 2020
Westin Chicago O'Hare
Rosemont, IL

Latest News 

Highlights from CSRO’s 2019 State Society Advocacy Conference (SSAC) CSRO’s 2019 SSAC conference brought rheumatology advocates together from across the country to inspire action on issues affecting the practice of rheumatology.
CSRO Policy Update, August 2019, Issue 9 As CSRO prepares for the 2019 State Society Advocacy Conference (SSAC), healthcare has moved to the fore of national political conversations, providing the rheumatology profession much to discuss. Since its inception, CSRO’s guiding mission has been to ensure excellence in the field of rheumatology for rheumatologists and the patients that we take care of.
Federal Rebate Rule Withdrawn by White House On July 11th, the White House announced that it was withdrawing its proposal to reformulate the way drug rebates work in federal programs.
CMS Issues Final Rule Affecting Patient Access and Prescription Drug Affordability The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) published its “Medicare Advantage and Part D Drug Pricing Final Rule” in May which seeks to increase drug pricing transparency, lower prescription drug costs, and improve patient medication adherence.
CSRO President Testifies Before Congress Last week, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing entitled: “Improving Drug Pricing Transparency and Lowering Prices for American Consumers.” CSRO President, Dr. Madelaine Feldman, was invited to represent the Alliance for Specialty Medicine and deliver testimony at the hearing.

Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations. The Coalition of State Rheumatology Organization (CSRO)
is comprised of over 40 state and regional professional rheumatology societies whose mission is to advocate for excellence in the field of rheumatology, ensuring access to the highest quality care for the management of rheumatologic and musculoskeletal disease.