The EULAR HPR Community

EULAR HPR (Health Professionals in Rheumatology) is the network of national organisations of Health Professionals in Rheumatology across Europe, it serves as platform for collaboration and shared information among the different health professionals working with rheumatology. 
The Community's aim is to promote multidisciplinary collaboration in the treatment of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in Europe. 

To achieve this,  the committee organises a range of high-quality activities and programmes for its community.

Discover the EULAR HPR Community
  • The EULAR European Congress of Rheumatology
    The  EULAR HPR programme sessions  at the EULAR European Congress of Rheumatology focus on high quality research, clinical practice and the development of HPRs to improve outcomes for people with RMDs and the quality of care they receive.

    Health professionals can choose to submit their abstracts either for practice and clinical care or for clinical research work. 

    Every year EULAR awards a number of bursaries to the first/presenting author of health professionals abstract that has been accepted for oral or poster presentation at the annual EULAR European Congress of Rheumatology.

    The EULAR HPR Programme Planning Committee seeks proposals for HPR sessions that will be interesting and relevant to the HPR community in Europe. To submit a proposal, please complete the Health Professional Session proposal form (Download form) and send it by the deadline to the emails therein indicated.

  • CEO Exchange Programme
    This programme allows the national HPR presidents to apply for up to two persons from their organisation to visit and learn from another established and active EULAR HPR organisation.
    Read the full application guideline here
  • Educational visits 
    EULAR awards up to 10 grants for educational visits to health professionals other than physicians working in the field of rheumatology.
  • The EULAR Health Professionals research grant
    Every year EULAR funds one health professional research project in the field of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) that is in line with the mission, objectives and goals of EULAR. 

  • EULAR HPR Task Force

    EULAR HPR Task Force brings experts in rheumatology fields together to share expertise and facilitate best practice exchange and ongoing medical development. 

  • EULAR HPR Study Group 
    EULAR HPR Study Group is a  focus group in the area of Health Professionals in Rheumatology.

Related Information
EULAR HPR Newsletter

Since 2000, the HPR newsletter has functioned as the main information channel of the Health Professionals in Rheumatology (HPR) within EULAR. The newsletter is published twice a year featuring the work of HPR and all aspects of multidisciplinary collaboration in rheumatology.

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EULAR Study Groups

EULAR study groups are established networks in their respective fields and play an active part in the research and treatment of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.

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EULAR Task Forces

EULAR Task Forces bring experts in rheumatology fields together to share expertise and facilitate best practice exchange and ongoing medical development. Discover the fields of EULAR Task Forces and join today.

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EULAR Recommendations

The EULAR Committees regularly establish and publish recommendations for the treatment of various rheumatic disorders. Each of these recommendations are developed by a Task Force of specialists in their field.

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EULAR Member Organisations

Supported by its members, EULAR aims to reduce the burden of rheumatic diseases on the individual and society and to improve the treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal diseases.

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