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Welcome to the RA-MD!

Rheumatology Association of Minnesota and the Dakotas
5th Annual Meeting

October 2 – 3, 2020
The Sheraton Bloomington Hotel
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Sheraton Bloomington Hotel

The RA-MD 2020 Annual Meeting has been Cancelled

The 2020 Annual Meeting which was to be held October 2 – 3, 2020 at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel in Bloomington, MN, has been cancelled.

Thank You for Attending!

The RA-MD 4th Annual Meeting was held Saturday, September 28, 2019, at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota, located near the Mall of America.

Please check back for information about next year’s annual meeting.

To the RA-MD community:

The RA-MD Board of Directors has determined unanimously to cancel this year’s annual meeting. While we are disappointed we will not be able to provide numerous educational opportunities, the health and safety of all attendees, faculty, staff, and industry partners was paramount in our decision to cancel the meeting.

Annual Meeting Registration

Your registration with the RA-MD 2020 Annual Meeting will be automatically cancelled and a refund will be issued. Please allow 60 days to process your refund.

Hotel Reservations

As a registered attendee, you are responsible for cancelling any hotel bookings you had made previously to attend the 2020 Annual Meeting. The cancellation policy for the official RA-MD room block at The Sheraton Bloomington Hotel states the following:

Hotel reservations must be cancelled at least 24 hours in advance to avoid any cancellation fees.

Please contact The Sheraton Bloomington Hotel directly at (888) 627-8068 to cancel any bookings.

Thank you for your continued support of the Rheumatology Association of Minnesota and the Dakotas. Please contact the RA-MD Executive Office at ra-md@wjweiser.com with any questions.

Board of Directors


  • President

    Jody K. Hargrove, MD
  • Vice President

    Cynthia A. Weaver, MD
  • Secretary

    Kara L. Petersen, MD
  • Treasurer

    Lynne Peterson, MD

Board Representatives

  • Board Members

    Meghan Scheibe, MD
  • Board Members

    Uma Thanarajasingam, MD, PhD
  • Board Members

    Peter A. Valen, MD

Headquarter Office

  • Associate Director

    Thomas Heidrich

  • Association Coordinator

    Madeline King