Didactic Learning

Didactic Learning is varied and includes:

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  • Rheumatology Grand Rounds
  • Medicine Grand Rounds
  • Weekly case conferences
  • Weekly renal pathology meeting
  • Monthly Journal Club
  • Quarterly research-in-progress seminar
  • Monthly Musculoskeletal Ultrasound sessions with hands-on learning
  • Sessions offered through the Thurston Arthritis Research Center and other venues throughout the UNC.
  • 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)