The patient perspective submission by Nancy Linn, Founder of Race for RP, was selected by the American College of Rheumatology / Association of Rheumatology Professionals (ACR/ARP) Abstract Selection Committee for presentation at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting, to be held in Atlanta, GA, November 9-13, 2019.


The abstract, which was submitted in association with the Relapsing Polychondritis Foundation as the sponsoring organization is titled, Race for Relapsing Polychondritis Drives Awareness, Accelerates Research, and Improves the Quality of My Life: How Motorsports Help Me Overcome the Hopelessness of an Incurable, Rare Disease, and is currently available online at,


Nancy presented on her abstract on Sunday, November 10, 12:15pm – 12:45pm in the Patient Perspective Poster Session display outside of the Sidney Marcus Auditorium.  In addition to this time, the digital poster will be on display and accessible to all attendees throughout the duration of the 2019 ACR/ARP annual meeting in this high traffic area of the convention center.  Thank you, Nancy, for this incredible contribution supporting relapsing polychondritis awareness, education and research.