Training Sites

Arthritis Clinics

Rheumatology consultation clinics are held 10 half-days per week at the UNC Arthritis Clinic at Carolina Pointe II.

  • Over 4000 patients with a wide spectrum of rheumatic disease seen annually
  • All fellows spend two half-days per week in continuity clinic
  • First year fellows rotate in the attending clinics
  • On site infusion suite for biologic therapies
  • On site Laboratory and Radiology facilities

Lupus/Vasculitis Clinic at the Ambulatory Care Center

  • Joint Clinic between Nephrology and Rheumatology with a focus on patients with renal disease
  • Approximately 300 patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are followed regularly
  • The clinic affords the fellow an opportunity for intensive clinical and education exposure to this major rheumatological disorder.
  • The Lupus Clinic is the basis for ongoing clinical and basic research on SLE.

Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology

  • 750-1000 patient visits per year
  • Provides multidisciplinary treatment, incorporating rehabilitation, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, psychology and social work.
  • 3 month out-patient rotation in pediatric rheumatology under the supervision of a full time pediatric rheumatology faculty mentor

Allergy Clinic

  • Clinic held four full days per week attended by three faculty members
  • Resource for many clinical projects; including drug efficacy and sensitivity studies
  • Allergy Clinic is an elective clinic for rheumatology fellows

UNC Hospitals

  • Consultative care for patients on the medical and surgical units
  • Focus on care of critically ill patients with rheumatic diseases