Local Conferences:

Conference Title


Rheumatology Rounds

Weekly series of rheumatology topics/didactics, presented by rheumatology faculty and fellows

Radiology Rounds

Bimonthly review of patient radiographs by musculoskeletal radiologists and rheumatologists

Journal Club

Monthly in depth review of journal articles presented by rheumatology faculty and fellows

Fellows Case Conference & Board Review Session

Monthly review of ACR CARE questions and discussion of interesting or challenging cases

Medicine Grand Rounds

Weekly conference for the Department of Medicine presented by invited speakers and UVM faculty

Fellows Summer Research Seminar Series

Weekly series of presentations on preparing and conducting fellowship research projects for all Department of Medicine fellows

Metabolic bone conference

Monthly interdisciplinary (with Endocrinology) conference devoted to osteoporosis and other metabolic bone topics, presented by faculty and fellows

Team Based Learning Session on Lupus Nephritis (Rheumatology, Nephrology, Pathology)

Biannual multidisciplinary (Rheumatology, Nephrology, Pathology) team based learning session on lupus nephritis

ILD Conference

Several times a year multidisciplinary conference with Pulmonary, Rheumatology, Radiology and Pathology discussing shared patients with autoimmune pulmonary disease


National / Regional Conferences:

Conference Title


UPenn Rheumatology Fellows Conference

First year fellow attends this conference in Philadelphia where didactics on a wide range of rheumatology subjects are presented

ACR Annual Conference 

First and second year fellows attend the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting (both fellows attend both years of training)

ACR SOTA Rheumatology Conference

First year fellow attends the ACR State of the Art Clinical Symposium where there are dedicated educational sessions specifically for fellows in training

USSONAR course/workshop

Second year fellow may enroll and complete the Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists course and workshop, while taught and mentored by our faculty MSK ultrasound expert Dr. Narandra Bethina