Curriculum

The Rheumatology Fellowship Program curriculum consists of a summer core curriculum of lectures, direct clinical care of patients of inpatients and outpatients with rheumatic diseases, discussion of the plan of care with Faculty, weekly didactic conferences, and a course in Immunology to better understand the basic science of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.

Sample Rheumatology Fellowship Schedule

Block Institution Rotation % Outpatient % Research
1 UH Wards 0 0
2 UH Wards 0 0
3 UH Wards 0 0
4 VA Wards 50 0
5 VA Wards 50 0
6 VA Wards 50 0
7 UH-Chagrin Specialty outpatient clinic 100 0
8 UH-Chagrin Specialty outpatient clinic 100 0
9 UH-Chagrin Specialty outpatient clinic 100 0
10 Elective/Vacation Research/Vacation 25 50
11 Elective/Vacation Research/Vacation 25 50
12 Elective/Vacation Research/Vacation 25 50

Total vacation time is one month a year.

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