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Hotel Accommodations

The 2017 National Caucus on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disparities will take place at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, Washington DC. The Caucus hotel room block is now closed. If you need assistance with a room, please contact Mary McGlauflin, with JWI Events, at

Washington Marriott at Metro Center – Washington, DC
November 9-10, 2017
775 – 12th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
p: (202) 737-2200

Alternate Hotel Information

If you choose to stay at an alternate hotel, here are a few suggestions in the $239-$299 price range.  We do not have a room block at these hotels. Please call each hotel to get specific information regarding room rates, booking and cancellation policies. Also, if you choose to pay in advance, the room rates may be lower but the charge will be non-refundable.

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 898-9000
Rate: $299.00

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Washington, DC/Downtown
H Street NW
Washington DC 20001
Phone: (202) 289-5959
Rate: $299.00

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
Connecticut Ave NW
Washington DC 20036
Phone: (202) 347-3000
Rate: $297.00

Grand Hyatt Washington
H Street NW
Washington DC 20001
Phone: (202) 582-1234
Rate: $289.00

The Hamilton Crowne Plaza – Washington DC
14th St NW
Washington DC 20005
Phone: (202) 682-0111
Rate: $280.00

Best Western Georgetown Hotel & Suites
New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington DC 20037
Phone: (202) 457-0565
Rate: $270.00

The Westin Washington, DC City Center
M Street, NW
Washington DC 20005
Phone: (202) 429-1700
Rate: $269.00

Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington DC Capitol-Navy Yard
Washington DC 20003
Phone: (202) 899-2800
Rate: $260.00

Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Woodley Road NW
Washington DC 20008
Phone: (202) 328-2000
Rate: $242.00

Fairfield Inn by Marriott Washington, DC
New York Ave NE
Washington DC 20002
Phone: (202) 266-3000
Rate: $239.00

Holiday Inn Washington DC – Central/White House
1501 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 483-2000
Rate: $239.00

Air Travel

Travel arrangements are the responsibility of each attendee.

Ground Transportation

Super Shuttle (contact 800.258.3826 or and taxis provide service from Dulles (IAD) and Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) to the hotel.
Yellow Cab Company of DC (Contact 202.546.7900)


The Parking Rate for the Washington Marriott at Metro Center is $55.70 daily/overnight, valet only.

Washington DC Metro (0.2 miles from site)

Metro Center Station
607 – 13th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

Climate and Attire

Washington DC weather in November averages a high temperature of 58°F and a low temperature of 41°F. For the most accurate weather forecast, you may want to visit

Attire for all meeting functions is business casual. You may wish to bring a sweater or jacket to the meeting, as meeting room temperatures tend to fluctuate.

Meeting Confirmation

Once you have completed registration, you will receive an automated e-mail confirmation. In addition, a final confirmation will be sent to you approximately two weeks prior to the program.

  • Registration Information

    There is no registration fee to attend this meeting. Limited financial assistance may be provided for non-healthcare providers only. Click here for more information.

  • Participating Organizations

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Academy of Physician Assistants
    • American Association of Latino Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    • American Osteopathic Association
    • American Physical Therapy Association
    • American Psychological Association
    • Association of Minority Health Professions Schools
    • Conference of National Black Churches
    • J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society
    • National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses
    • National Black Nurses Association
    • National Hispanic Medical Association
    • Nth Dimensions Education Solutions
    • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
    • To Our Children's Future with Health
    • United States Bone and Joint Initiative
    • W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute