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RA Programs

Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Lecture, Lunch and Conversation

This monthly group program provides education and support for people with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis and their family members and friends. Lectures by rheumatoid arthritis care experts are followed by discussion facilitated by a clinical social worker and rheumatology nurse. Call the program coordinator, weekdays between 9 am and 5 pm, for more information.

When: Meets the third Thursday of the month (10 meetings a year), 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Where: For purposes of social distancing, our program schedules and formats are virtual
Contact: Adena Batterman, LCSW Manager, RA Patient Support and Education Programs, battermana@hss.edu, 212.774.2539

Preassessment and registration are required for attendance.

2021 Arthritis Events

COVID-19 Vaccines and Inflammatory Arthritis - Monday, May 17 at 6pm HSS rheumatologist Iris Navarro-Millán, MD answers questions in English and Spanish. (Vacunas contra el Covid-19 y Artritis Inflamatoria: Una Conversación con una Reumatóloga)

Walk to Cure Arthritis 2021Sunday, May 16, join HSS on a virtual walk to raise awareness and funds for life-changing treatments and resources.

What Users Have Said About the Program

“I've learned a lot. I've met people who are like me in experience. For me it's been helpful and hopeful. This has been the most important thing that I've done for myself in a very long time.” - Rose M.

“It could go on forever and not lose my attention!“ - Janis G.