The practice of rheumatology and musculoskeletal diseases has become quite intricate with the intention of new immune suppressant drugs. The general internal medicine physician to be proficient in counseling and advising patients will need to see a variety of rheumatologic conditions during residency.
This rotation is designed to give the resident the best exposure to a vast variety of pathologies when it comes to rheumatology. This rotation will expose the resident to not only very interesting and a vast variety of immune rheumatologic conditions but will also expose the resident to very common and complicated conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. This rotation will also contain some exposure to musculoskeletal diseases. The faculty on this rotation are top-notch and will teach the resident business skills and medicine as well as how private practice physicians can participate in research as part of everyday practice. Residents will be expected to perform and to seek guidance as needed. During this rotation, the resident will be exposed to an infusion center in office x-rays DEXA densitometry and laboratory testing.ScheduleGoals & Objectives