Welcome to the Chicago Rheumatism Society

The Chicago Rheumatism Society is dedicated to advancing the educational and professional interest of rheumatologists, as well as their patients. CRS strives to be a mechanism in which rheumatologists can discuss medical issues and learn about diseases and treatment options.

The CRS was established in 1947. Today, the organization is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving the needs of nearly 300 rheumatologists and other interested professionals.

News and Benefits of Membership

The Chicago Rheumatism Society dedicated to providing continuing education, fellowship, and networking opportunities for rheumatology health care professionals in the Chicagoland area.

Calvin R. Brown Jr. MD Fellowship Award — We are pleased to recognize a special grant award to be given to a current rheumatology fellow in memory of our past-president, colleague and friend, Calvin R. Brown, Jr., MD.  Learn More »

Upcoming Events

  • Chicago Rheumatism Society 2023 December Dinner Meeting
    • Registration is now open for the 2023 December Dinner Meeting which will be held at Maggiano’s Little Italy Grand. The guest speaker will be Michael Pillinger, MD, from New York University Grossman School of Medicine. Learn More » 
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