We appreciate all the submissions received, and they are currently in the review process.
The winner will be announced on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. Stay tuned for updates.

ADARRC’s Best Image Competition highlights and recognizes the most exceptional image in rheumatology within the region. We invite you to submit distinctive and captivating medical images that encapsulate the essence of rheumatology in a single frame.

This competition offers you the chance to gain substantial recognition and exposure, not only during the Course but also across the extensive ADARRC network and beyond.

Winning Submission

The announcement of the winning image will take place during the ADARRC 2023, with honorable mentions also recognized. The top submission will receive a prize of complimentary registration for the 13th Advanced Academic Rheumatology Review Course. Additionally, the winning image will be showcased on the ADARRC website for a duration of one year.


  • Previously published images and/or case studies should not be submitted.
  • Submissions will be reviewed and selected by the ADARRC Audiovisual Aids Sub-committee.
  • Judging will be based on the quality, content, and resolution of the images.
  • Please note that all submissions are anonymized prior to judging.
  • Submissions which the Sub-committee does not select as the winner but deems noteworthy will also be displayed at the venue during ADARRC 2023.
  • Submissions must not contain images that are copyrighted by anyone other than the submitter.
  • Any image that reveals the identity of a patient must be submitted with a signed patient release form that patient.
  • The patient release form is HIPAA compliant. A signed patient release form may be required even if the image is unidentifiable.
  • Maximum number of submissions per person: 3 images (you must complete a separate submission for each entry)
  • To enter the competition, please complete the following steps by the deadline of Thursday, 10 August 2023:
    1. Download and complete the Image Copyright Assignment Agreement and, if needed, complete the Patient Authorization and Release Form.

    NOTE: Any image that reveals the identity of a patient must be submitted with a signed patient Release Form from that patient. Please be aware a signed patient release form may be required even if the image is unidentifiable.

    1. Complete the Online Submission Form below and upload your image and your completed Image Copyright Assignment Agreement, and if needed your Patient Authorization and Release Form.

    All required forms MUST be completed for each image submitted to the competition. Images submitted that do not meet all the competition rules may be disqualified from the competition. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • Image(s) must be submitted in one of the following file formats: .TIFF; .JPEG; .GIF; .PNG;, .PDF
  • Image(s) should be sized at least 2400 pixels x 1600 pixels.
  • Color image(s) should be 24 bit color depth. These images can be obtained from digital cameras with at least 4 megapixel set at the highest possible resolution setting, high resolution scanners, or from original stock photography or artwork (with proper copyright clearances).
  • Images in the following categories are accepted:
    • Patient image: any image that has interesting clinical findings with small description.
    • Radiological or pathology image: any interesting radiology or pathology finding with small description.

The deadline to submit your best image is on Tuesday, 22 August 2023.

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