About SSR

SSR is under the umbrella of Saudi Commission for Health Specialties since May 2010, which supervises many specialized medical associations, regulations, policies, and activities.
The location of SSR is the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, Riyadh. SSR is a member of the ArLAR (Arab League against Rheumatism)


SSR aims to be a leading organization in the field of Rheumatology with significant positive impact on patient care in Saudi Arabia.


To Support our members to deliver the best care and advance the science of rheumatology which will impact on children and adult’s lives with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in Saudi Arabia


  • The progression and development of the scientific thinking in Rheumatology.
  • Giving the opportunity for the members of SSR to contribute to the scientific development of its fields.
  • Encouraging and enhancing exchange of scientific thinking in its fields amongst different institutions and disciplines in the Kingdom and abroad.
  • Offering consultation and performing the appropriate studies to improve the level of performance in the fields of the SSR in different institutions/disciplines.
  • Cooperating with similar scientific associations in the Kingdom and abroad.
  • Promoting and contributing to public health education on its fields.
  • Promoting our physicians to make the early diagnosis and management of Rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in the Kingdom and abroad to prevent irreversible complications
  • Supporting our Rheumatology fellowship program at different levels

ABOUT 7thSSR2020

The 7th Annual Conference of The Saudi Society of Rheumatology (SSRCON 2020) will be the largest multidisciplinary gathering in the Kingdom with a captive audience of approximately 500 delegates including key decision makers across in the field of Rheumatology.

Learn from invited speakers with large projection both from the clinical and research point of view to cover all the discussion tables that are part of the program and expand your knowledge whilst experiencing three days of cutting-edge research, unrivalled networking, posters, symposia, awards and exhibitions.

The theme of our conference is “Exploring the future of rheumatology research in the region” as we continue to celebrate the research of different rheumatology specialities and we expect this programme to be filled with information that is most relevant to our speciality at present and in the future.

This conference is an opportunity to catch up on new developments in this complex area of medicine as we explore the latest advances in the treatment and management of rheumatic diseases. Leading experts will also present clinically relevant information that you will find immediately useful in the care of your patients