Rheumatology Fellowship

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Fellowship Program Highlights

Highlights of the Rheumatology fellowship program include:

  • Year-round hospital consultation service at University of Mississippi Medical Center and the VA Medical Center
  • Multiple half-day fellow/faculty University Pavilion clinics per week
  • Fellow VA Medical Center clinics
  • Experience with Rheumatology Infusion Service
  • Access to musculoskeletal ultrasound and support for training
  • Training in managing metabolic bone disease and osteoporosis with access to bone mineral densitometry and certified interpretation with clinical recommendations
  • Elective rotations in a number of relevant fields such as pediatric rheumatology, dermatology, musculoskeletal radiology, sports medicine, neuromuscular neurology, and others
  • Extensive offering of educational conferences with faculty involvement that includes clinical cases, clinical and basic topic review, journal club, multidisciplinary conference, core and special topics in internal medicine
  • Support for buying textbooks, travel to regional and national conferences, board review materials, and presentations
  • Strong focus on scholarship and quality improvement