Who We Are
The Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) is an organisation of about 150 members with specialist training in Rheumatology. Some are Consultants (i.e. trained medical specialists), others are trainees, with some members being scientists and researchers. The Society includes those who are based in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, the rest of the UK and some from further afield.
The ISR is a registered charity.
We organise and host regular platforms and conferences allowing members to present clinical and scientific material.
The society promotes ongoing education and training in Rheumatology at all levels and in particular in the postgraduate areas of professional training and higher medical training.
International links are maintained and developed to assist with the flow of information in the field. Currently, the society enjoys links with the following international bodies.
- American College for Rheumatology (ACR)
- British Society for Rheumatology (BSR)
- The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR)
The Irish Society for Rheumatology is a 'company limited by guarantee but not having a share capital'. The company has been granted Charitable Status by the Revenue Commissioners in Ireland.
Registered Charity No: CHY 13275