Medical and Pediatric Resident Research Award


To motivate outstanding residents to pursue subspecialty training in rheumatology by providing an opportunity to attend the ACR annual scientific meeting.

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A candidate must be a resident enrolled in an ACGME-accredited pediatric, medicine or combined medicine/pediatric residency programme who is interested in rheumatology. The candidate must be an author or co-author of an abstract submitted to the upcoming ACR annual meeting. He must be a citizen or non-citizen national of the United States of America, or be in lawful possession of a permanent resident card. Individuals on temporary (J1, H1) or student visas are not eligible.


  • Annual

Study Length

1 year

Award Value

US$750 cash prize plus US$1,000 to cover travel expenses and hotel accommodations for the ACR annual scientific meeting. Registration fees will be waived

Application procedure

Only online applications submitted through the REF Web site will be accepted.

Closing date

August 1st


Abbott Endowment for Rheumatology

Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • Research

American College of Rheumatology

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is the professional organization of rheumatologists and associated health professionals who share a dedication to healing, preventing disability and curing more than 100 types of arthritis and related disabling and sometimes fatal disorders of the joints, muscles and bones.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American College of Rheumatology by using the links below.


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