About Us

American Rheumatology Network (“ARN”) is a physician led and owned organization committed to improving healthcare by empowering independent rheumatology practices across the nation. Through our network members have access to best business practices, innovative practice performance technology, and value-based treatment pathways.

Our Mission

To empower community-based rheumatology practices to deliver the highest-quality rheumatology care.

Our Board

Colin C. Edgerton, M.D.

Executive Chairman

Jennifer K. Murphy, M.D.


Gregory W. Niemer, M.D.


Gary E. Fink M.D.


Clarence W. Legerton III M.D.


Michael Cooper

Chief Executive Officer

Timothy Hewson

General Counsel

Cody Paul, CPA


Caitlyn Bednarek, M.Ed, CHES®

Strategic Account Manager

Sarah McClain, MBA

Strategic Account Manager

Provider members report spending less time negotiating supplier contracts since joining ARN.

Join Our Network

Learn more about our commitment to empowering better rheumatology care through an integrated and supportive network that helps local practices maintain their independence and flourish.

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