CRA Resident Programs

The CRA hosts several resident programs exclusively for Canadian rheumatology residents to enhance learning and offer a collegial forum for residents to connect with their peers and program directors from across the country. This year we are pleased to offer several programs, please be sure to save the following dates:

Event Date Details
Spring Resident Event Apr. 21, 2023 Hosted virtually, 12:00 pm ET
National Written Rheumatology In Training Examination (NWRITE) Oct. 16-20, 2023 Date/time varies by centre (adult rheumatology programs)
ACR Resident Event Nov. 2023 Hosted in-person in San Diego, CA (during ACR)
National OSCE Dec. 2023 Circuits hosted virtually
Residents’ Pre-Course (Day 1) Jan. 2024 Hosted virtually
Residents’ Pre-Course (Day 2) Feb. 2024 Hosted in-person in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Spring Resident Event Apr. 2024 Hosted virtually

Programs are extended to all residents (MOH and non-MOH funded).  All presentations are hosted in English, the National Written Rheumatology In-Training Examination (NWRITE) and Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) can be taken in either French or English.

Registration required for all events (excluding NWRITE), registration is complimentary to all rheumatology residents, program directors and invited guests.

To secure your spot at the upcoming events you must register in advance, please refer to links below.

Spring Resident Event

The CRA is hosting a virtual Spring Resident Event on Friday April 21, 2023 from 12:00-2:00pm ET.  This event is designed to be an interactive and fun learning experience, it will feature an immunology presentation as well as test your knowledge on the topic afterwards.

In order to secure your spot, advance registration is required; register deadline is April 7, 2023.

If you have any questions about this, or encounter any issues with the online registration process, please contact Claire McGowan (

Important: CRA members, please login with the email address associated with your CRA membership.

Click here to register


Did you know…?  Educational Resources are available for all Rheumatology Residents.  To access, login to the CRA member portal and search by category under Workspaces/Educational Resources.