About Us

KCR is an organization that represents health professionals and scientific societies related to the field of rheumatology in Korea.

KCR endeavors to promote advancement ofresearch, patient care, and education in the field of rheumatology and to improve the health of patients with rheumatic diseases in Korea. Established in 1981 as Korean Rheumatism Association (KRA),KCR holds biannual scientific meetings and annual international symposiums, and publishes Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, an official journal of the KCR.

KCR supports variety of national and international initiatives, campaigns, and study groups to improve the management of musculoskeletal conditionsin Korea.