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A major strength of this program is its structured, comprehensive didactic series in all aspects of rheumatology. This is made possible by core faculty members, volunteer faculty members and basic scientists. Below is an overview of these conferences; please see conference schedule for daily topics.

Conference Summary

Tuesday 9 a.m.: Core curriculum lectures including basic immunology, biostatistics and epidemiology, subspecialty topics in rheumatology and core clinical rheumatology topics.

Tuesday 10 a.m.: Rheumatology Grand Rounds or Rheumatology Board Review

Tuesday 11 a.m.: Rheumatology Journal Club

Wednesdays 8 a.m.:  Medicine Grand Rounds

Fridays: Alternate with DXA conference, ultrasound conference, metabolic bone conference, clinical case series (including radiology) and clinical journal watch.

Outside Conferences

Our fellows attend a number of outside conferences including the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) (Division also pays for examination), a and a Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course. Depending on interest, fellows may also attend board review conferences and conferences in pain management.

Last Published: Mar 12, 2021