The Philippine Rheumatology Association (PRA) is the recognized leader of arthritis care and research in the country and a major contributor to the Asia-Pacific Region. It is composed of competent, compassionate, socially responsive and ethical rheumatologists and other specialists who are committed to:
- Recognition of promotion of rheumatology as a specialty
- Provision of high quality patient care
- Advancement of education and research in the field
- Personal and professional development of its members
Members have undergone at least two years of training in the field of rheumatology and clinical immunology before being certified by the Philippine Specialty Board of Rheumatology (PSBR).
The PRA is a subspecialty society of the Philippine College of Physicians and a specialty division of the Philippine Medical Association. It is non-stock, non-profit and registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).