A Message from the President

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to welcome you to the Arthritis Health Professions Association website. 

We are a dedicated group of health care professionals, researchers, and administrators from across Canada who are passionate about improving the care of people with rheumatic diseases.  We collaborate with other professional and patient organizations to advocate for and to provide optimal care and quality of life for every Canadian living with arthritis.

I encourage you to explore our website to learn about the many benefits of belonging to a national organization that is dedicated to health professionals interested in arthritis care. Member benefits include:

  • Newsbrief with updates from the board, current news and articles related to arthritis care, and links to educational and professional opportunities.
  • Newsflash bulletins
  • Access to the Journal of the Canadian Rheumatology Association: Between the Covers
  • Access to the Canadian Rheumatology Association newsletter
  • Awards – Research, Lifetime Achievement, Exceptional Service and Clinical Innovation
  • Educational webinars throughout the year
  • Annual Pre-course with engaging and inspiring speakers

Thank you for visiting our website. I look forward to continuing the valuable work of AHPA and to connecting with our members, partner organizations and other health professionals or patient groups interested in arthritis care. 

Please contact me at president@ahpa.ca if you have any questions or suggestions.

Anne MacLeod
AHPA President