Who We Are: The Only Organization Dedicated Exclusively to Advancing OA Research
The Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) is the leading medical society for advancing the understanding, early detection, treatment and prevention of osteoarthritis (OA) through its exclusive dedication to research. OARSI’s passion and area of focus is on OA, a debilitating disease affecting more than 600 million people around the world. With more than 30 years of experience serving the OA community, OARSI provides the necessary framework, expert resources and support for its international constituents to address the challenges of OA so that the knowledge gained can ultimately be used to help improve patient care and patient outcomes.
Mission & Vision
OARSI is the premier international organization for scientists and health care professionals focused on the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis through the promotion and presentation of research, education and the worldwide dissemination of new knowledge.
To be the preeminent voice and expert resource in OA research and its application worldwide through a thriving international network of passionate, purpose-driven and progressive leadership
OARSI leads the advancement of understanding, early detection, treatment and prevention of osteoarthritis through its Pillars of Excellence that include international collaboration, education, professional development, productive partnerships and the creation and dissemination of expert resources and knowledge.
Our Strategic Goals
• Advance Research and Treatment for OA
• Create and Foster Strategic Alliances
• Broaden International Outreach