Annual Conference

The University of Arizona Arthritis Center Symposium is held each May in conjunction with National Arthritis Awareness Month. The conference - held on a Saturday - features the Eva M. Holtby Endowed Keynote Presentation, along with additional sessions designed specifically for those living with arthritis and related musculoskeletal diseases.

Thank you to the generous sponsors of the 2023 University of Arizona Arthritis Center Symposium:


To view previous conference keynote presentations, please see recordings below.

Previous Conference Keynote Presentations:

May 6, 2023
Melanie Hingle, PhD, MPH, RD
May 21, 2022
Janko Nikolich-Zugich, MD, PhD; Mindy Fain, MD; Kathleen Insel, PhD, RN
Feb 8, 2020
Donata Vercelli, MD
Feb 16, 2019
Kenneth A. Ramos, MD, PhD, PharmB
Jan 27, 2018
Janko Nikolich-Zugich, MD, PhD
Jan 28, 2017
Esther M. Sternberg, MD
Jan 23, 2016
David M. Labiner, MD
Jan 25, 2014
Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, 17th Surgeon General of the United States