Clinical Conferences

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Didactic Learning is varied and includes:

Core lecture series for fellows
(Twice monthly lectures of core topics in rheumatology are presented over 24 months. Some content is presented annually.)

Weekly Rheumatology/Allery/Immunology Grand Rounds
(Presented by faculty, invited speakers, and fellows.)

Weekly case conferences
(Cases from the inpatient or outpatient settings are presented by the fellows for discussion among faculty and fellows.)

Weekly renal pathology conference

  • Quarterly research-in-progress seminar
  • Monthly Musculoskeletal Ultrasound sessions with hands-on learning
  • Lectures and seminars offered through the Thurston Arthritis Research Center and other venues throughout the UNC medical campus.
  • All Fellows attend the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR)
  • All fellow participate annually in the Carolinas Fellows Collaborative in July and January. The CFC is a collaboration between Wake Forest University, University of North Carolina, Duke University and the Medical University of South Carolina.
  • July Meeting
  • Core lecture series on major clinical rheumatology topics
  • Joint aspiration and injection techniques with practicum in a cadaver lab
  • January/February Meeting
  • Mini-symposia on in-depth topics presented by experts in Rheumatology
  • ROSCE (Rheumatology Objectives Structured Clinical Examination)