NORM 2020 Conference now virtual ONLY

We want you to know that our highest priority is the safety of our members and any attendees of our conference. With COVID-19 numbers continuing to spike after holiday weekends and the NORM Conference two weeks after Labor Day, we have chosen to move to a fully virtual experience, September 24-26.

We no longer think it wise to host an in-person event under the current circumstances. Instead, we are planning to use the ON24 virtual platform to feature our speakers, prizes and virtual exhibit hall. Our goal with this approach is to realize our mission of continuing to be a forum to promote and support education, expertise and advocacy for rheumatology practices and their patients.

Updated Conference Agenda – click here

Need to Register for the Conference

NORM Members – click here. You will need to login to the membership portal, then click on the conference under upcoming events. Once you are on the conference page click on the registration link.

Not a NORM Member – click here to join NORM. If you pay by credit card you will have access to register for the conference. If you paid by check you will have access once the check has been received by NORM and processed.

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We look forward to seeing you virtually in September!

  • As a speaker at the first ad hoc meeting of rheumatology practice managers gathered in a single small room at its infancy a decade ago, I’m amazed to see how NORM has blossomed into a high energy organization of depth and professional meetings with parallel break-out symposia between plenary sessions. NORM has truly come of age. This is where the “business” of rheumatology gets learned. The ”guildmanship” for rheumatology practice management is now strong.- Paul H. Caldron, DO, FACP, FACR, MBA, Arizona Arthritis and Rheumatology Associates
  • In a time of demanding changes in the management of medical practices in the US, NORM has been a lifesaver to the community of Rheumatology practices.  NORM has allowed our practice to stay ahead of the many demands of CMS and others payors and has ensured that our practice remains cognizant of new issues that arise in HIPPA compliance, human resources and medical billing to name a few. Sending our Practice Manager to NORM's conferences has been cost-effective and beneficial to our practice because she returns to our office with an abundance of information that otherwise would have taken months to compile. Every Rheumatology practice that wishes to stay on top of emerging issues in practice management should consider sending a member of their staff to NORM's conference.- Michael S. Rosen M.D., Chester County Rheumatology PC
  • Thanks to all those wonderful people in the NORM Network who respond to emails, offering their advice, experience, time, and support ... I haven't even been a member a full year yet and I am amazed at the dedication of everyone who responds to helping via emails and the NORM Organization itself! I have barely had a chance to explore the resources and I have yet to really dive into requests for help still I am silently learning so much and do occasionally offer what I can! Thank you all!- Cheryl Piambino, Kenneth E. Bresky, DO

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