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The overall mission of this program is to produce physicians that:

  1. Are clinically competent in the field of rheumatology,
  2. Are capable of working in a variety of settings, and
  3. Possess habits of life-long learning to build upon their knowledge, skills and professionalism.
  4. Are capable of teaching the principles of clinical rheumatology to primary care physicians and medical house officers, and
  5. Have the option to acquire a clinical or basic investigative experience in preparation for a career in independent scientific research.

Core Rotations/Continuity Clinics 

  • VA Medical Center – Continuity clinic and Inpatient rotation
  • UCF Health- Continuity clinics at Gateway Clinic

Electives Offered:

  • Nemours Children’s Hospital- Pediatric Rheumatology -Inpatient and Outpatient
  • UCF Health – Rheumatology/Dermatology Clinic
  • VA Medical Center- Uveitis Clinic
  • Research Elective


  • Journal Club – Monthly
  • Difficult Case Conference – Twice Monthly
  • Core Didactics – Weekly
  • Board Review – Weekly
  • Rheumatology Radiology Conference – Twice Monthly
  • Internal Medicine Conferences
  • Simulation – injection models
  • MSK Ultrasound Didactics

Fellows are given time and resources to attend the following conferences:

  • Penn State Rheumatology Course for new fellows
  • UCSF Board Review
  • Congress of Clinical Rheumatology
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • SOTA
  • Florida Society of Rheumatology

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