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Hotel Accommodations

The 2018 National Caucus on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disparities will take place at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, Washington DC. You will be responsible for your own accommodations for this meeting and can take advantage of the group rate of $274 (plus 14.5% tax) by clicking here. You may also contact the reservations department at (800) 393-2510 and ask for the Movement is Life room block in order to secure the $274 rate. Reservations must be made by Friday, September 28th to guarantee this pricing. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Washington Marriott at Metro Center – Washington, DC
November 8-9, 2018
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.

Comfort Inn Downtown DC/Convention Center
1201 – 13th St NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 682-5300
Rate: $271.00

Washington Plaza
10 Thomas Circle NW
Washington DC 20005
Phone: (202) 842-1300
Rate: $249.00

Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. Downtown
1475 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington DC 20005
Phone: (202) 265-8000
Rate: $289.00

Kimpton Mason & Rook Hotel
1430 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 742-3100
Rate: $217.00

Holiday Inn Washington-Central/White House
1501 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 483-2000
Rate: $209.00

Hampton Inn Washington-Downtown-Convention Center
901 6th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 842-2500
Rate: $299.00

Kimpton Rouge Hotel
1315 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 232-8000
Rate: $216.00

Homewood Suites Washington DC Convention Center
465 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 628-4663
Rate: $220.00

The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C.
2100 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: (202) 293-2100
Rate: $239.00

Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/Georgetown Area
2201 M St NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 974-6010
Rate: $269.00

Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. Georgetown
1250 22nd St NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 857-3388
Rate: $292.00

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 $51.00 (plus tax) 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
    • National 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