The EULAR HPR (Health Professionals in Rheumatology) programme at  EULAR 2024, the 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. 

The Congress is the pre-eminent platform for the committee of HPRs to actively liaise with HPRs across Europe, to support the development of roles and to encourage world-class clinical networking.

Abstract submission 

Health professionals can choose to submit their abstracts either for practice and clinical care or for clinical research work. Please note that when submitting to clinical research topics, your work will be scored by rheumatologists, whereas the HPR specific topics are scored by health professionals.

Those who are successful will be invited to present their abstract as a 10 minutes oral presentation or in a poster session at the congress.

If you are interested in contributing, you are welcome to submit an abstract. Read more

Upon abstract submission, presenting authors may apply for a bursary.


Every year EULAR awards a number of bursaries to the presenting author for an abstract accepted for oral or poster presentation at the congress.

Health professionals shall apply under the according category when submitting an application. Read more


EULAR grants awards for submitted abstracts by health professionals as first authors. Read more