For 20 years, the Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations (CSRO) has remained dedicated to ensuring access to the highest quality care for the management of rheumatologic diseases by actively advocating at both the state and federal level to aid rheumatologists in protecting their patients and their livelihood.
Advocacy is the cornerstone of CSRO’s mission and has a tremendous impact on a patient's access to care, disease management options, and quality of life, as well as the overall practice environment for rheumatology.
To enhance current advocacy efforts, CSRO’s Advocacy Council serves as a sounding board for advocacy issues, working to amplify CSRO’s voice, and seek to identify new advocacy opportunities.
Advocacy Council members will need to provide an email address to be added to a dedicated listserv; a home address to be used to identify state and federal representatives; and a phone number. In addition to providing these details, members will be expected to:
As a benefit of participating in CSRO's Advocacy Council, individuals will receive:
CSRO's Advocacy Council is open to all in the rheumatology community. To apply, complete our online application below. Please note, all applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and applicants can expect to receive a response within 30 days.