Join us February 16-19, 2022

★ Attend RWCS 2022 In-Person or On-Line! ★

The 15th Annual Rheumatology Winter Clinical Symposium – THE Premier International Academic Rheumatology Meeting Meeting – will be held from February 16 to February 19, 2022 at the Wailea Marriott in Maui, Hawaii, USA.

This outstanding meeting, run by a world-class faculty, will review key and novel aspects relevant to the approach to and treatment of rheumatic diseases. The format has been specifically designed to allow optimal time for discussions and interactions.

RWCS 2022
In-Person at the Wailea Marriott, Maui, Hawaii
February 16-19, 2022

  • RWCS is our in-person meeting being held at the Wailea Marriott on Maui from February 16-19, 2022.
  • The live meeting provides unlimited opportunities for networking and includes all social functions and exhibits.
  • On-demand video viewing of all recorded lectures will be available for 30 days after the meeting. These recordings are non-CME and do not offer MOC points.
  • IMPORTANT: Live stream will not be available to on-site registrants.
  • Registration is non-transferable.
  • Registration coming soon.

— RWCS is not responsible for anything that occurs related to attendance of the conference.

— Click HERE for “What Do I Need to Know About Getting to Hawai‘i?”


Live-Stream Virtual Meeting
February 16-19, 2022

  • e-RWCS is our virtual platform bringing our world-class rheumatology CME conferences direct to you.
  • Our e-RWCS 2022 meeting from February 16-19, 2022 is being broadcast via live-stream for those unable to join us on Maui.
  • CME credits are earned for attending each session during the live meeting.
  • On-demand video viewing of all recorded lectures will be available for 30 days after the meeting. These recordings are non-CME and do not offer MOC points.
  • Registration includes every session presented at the in-person meeting.
  • Registration is non-transferable.


The group rate at Wailea Marriott hotel is sold out.

Due to high demand, hotel bookings are becoming difficult on Maui. We have secured rooms at the Residence Inn which is a ¼ mile away from the Wailea Marriott. Rooms are available on a first come bases, limited availability.

If you need assistance with lodging, please contact Steve at

Residence Inn Daily Rate * Deposit Reservation Deposit
• Garden View$601.00++x 2 Nights$1,202.00

Convenient hotels in the area include:

Grand WaileaAndaz
AC Hotels by MarriottFairmont Kea Lani
Four Seasons Resort

The next closest town of Kihei (approximately 15 min drive) may offer more affordable options to include AirBnB, VRBO and RedWeek options for booking condos.

Innovative Program

You won’t just be sitting in your seat!  The RWCS program is presented in innovative and interactive formats, including:

Rheumatology 2021: Year in Review
Two speakers will present and discuss the most relevant and important papers/abstracts/news stories/etc from the previous year. At the end, there will be time for audience Q&A and discussion.
“Outside the Box”
One speaker will cover a topic relevant to but outside traditional rheumatology subjects with ample time for audience Q&A and discussion.
“How I do it” Seminar
One speaker will cover a crucial topic in rheumatology from their personal perspective, supplemented by literature review, followed by audience Q&A and discussion.
Hot Topic
State of the Art:
One speaker will cover a topic of particular new relevance to rheumatologists, presenting the latest evidence, recommendations, and supporting data, followed by audience Q&A and discussion.
Two speakers will defend opposite sides of a statement proposed, related to a controversial subject, using the best data to support their arguments.
Beyond the Package Insert:
One faculty member will review the history, literature, and, most importantly, relevant issues concerning optimal current usage of a rheumatology therapeutic agent.
Evidence Based Medicine
One faculty member reviews and presents the best available evidence for a key topic, followed by audience Q&A and discussion.
The Hot Seat
One faculty member presents cases to a panel of faculty and to the audience to stimulate discussion on approaches to challenging rheumatology cases.
The Evolving Case
A case will be developed with the help of audience input to facilitate discussions among various faculty concerning touch areas in rheumatology practice.
Panel Discussions
All faculty and the audience members participate and give their assessment of and opinions on key topics in our field.
Afternoon Workshops
These sessions will cover practical issues relevant to the clinic in detail.

And ALL of our sessions include plenty of time for questions and discussion between the audience and faculty!  For more information, visit the complete agenda.

Premier Faculty

Our world-class faculty includes some of the best-known, well-respected, and dynamic leaders in their field.The intimate nature of RWCS provides ample opportunity for interaction with these thought-leaders; prepare to be inspired and motivated by their commitment to ongoing rheumatology education.

2022 Faculty

Program Chairman: Arthur Kavanaugh, MD
 • Virginia Steen, MD (RWCS 2022 Kahuna award recipient; “lifetime excellence in rheumatology education”) • George Martin, MD
 • Marty Bergman, MD
 • Alexis Ogdie-Beatty, MD
 • Jack Cush MD
 • Anna Postolova, MD
 • Anisha Dua, MD
 • Eric Ruderman MD
 • Roy Fleischmann MD
 • Susan Shenoi, MD
 • Artie Kavanaugh, MD
 • Orrin Troum, MD
• Uma Mahadevan, MD
 • Alvin Wells, MD, PhD

Never Stop Learning!

RWCS provides up-to-the-minute continuing education throughout the year with breaking news and highlights from the conference.


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