THIS WEEK - 1/10/2022



2022 CARRA Awards

Please help us recognize individuals who've made significant contributions to CARRA and pediatric rheumatology research.

For the first time this year, we're recognizing five responsive, respectful and collaborative members and stakeholders who've made significant contributions to CARRA. Plus, the Outstanding Service Award is now open to non-members.

Awardees will be recognized at ASM 2022.

Please nominate yourself or a colleague for:

  • CARRA Outstanding Service Award
  • CARRA Outstanding Research Coordinator Award
  • CARRA Outstanding Workgroup Leader Award
  • CARRA Outstanding Patient/Caregiver Service Award
  • CARRA Early Investigator Award



Get Ready for ASM 2022

  • The online event will run May 2 - 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET
  • Preconference and workgroup meetings will be held in the weeks prior
  • Schedule and details to come
  • Abstracts are due Jan. 18. Guidelines



Funding Opportunities

VERITY Travel Award

  • Application deadline due Jan. 15

All Spring Cycle Grants (Small, Fellow, Career Development, Implementation Science, ABC)

  • Application portal opens Feb. 14
  • Application portal closes March 14, 11:59 CT
  • Requests for DSSC approval and RROC Letters of Support due Feb. 1
    • Only applies to proposals intending to utilize CARRA Registry data or proposing the collection of new data/biosamples

Career Development Award and Implementation Science Testing Grant

  • Letters of Intent due Feb. 14

Advancing Biosample Collection in the CARRA Registry

  • Requests for TRTC Letters of Support due Feb. 1


Membership Opportunities


  • DUE JAN. 31
  • 10% off multi-year memberships
  • Late fees assessed Feb. 1; multi-year discount offer ends
  • Continue collaborating with your world-class colleagues
  • Dues and fees
  • Contact Administrative & Membership Manager Erica Bowring with questions


Updates & Contracts

Your information, including your current institution and business mailing address, must be up-to-date to ensure prompt delivery of research resources and salary support.


Arthritis Foundation

JA Power Packs

The Arthritis Foundation’s JA Power Pack is a toolkit to assist newly-diagnosed children and teens.

  • Complete the form at
  • Complete an order form during their clinic visit. Providers can request order forms through their local Arthritis Foundation office or call 800-283-7800



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