Our Program

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Rheumatology tackles a diverse range of conditions, from complex autoimmune diseases to degenerative disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Our fellowship program is dedicated to training the next generation of outstanding rheumatologists who can confidently manage this entire spectrum with compassion and expertise and advocate for patients with rheumatic diseases.

We go beyond clinical skills. We equip fellows with the essential tools to become lifelong learners and future leaders in the field. We instill a rigorous evidence-based approach to rheumatology, ensuring fellows make decisions based on the latest research. We empower fellows to disseminate knowledge, by translating complex medical knowledge into clear and impactful communication. We cultivate their ability to critically analyze research, fostering a passion for discovery and innovation.

Launch Your Rewarding Career in Rheumatology at OHSU

Our two-year fellowship program equips you with the skills and knowledge to become a confident and compassionate rheumatologist. You'll join a select group of four fellows, with dedicated mentorship from our diverse faculty throughout your journey.

Highlights of our program:

  • Rich Clinical Experience: Gain a strong foundation through rigorous inpatient and outpatient training in both continuity and subspecialty clinics.
  • Faculty Expertise: Collaborate closely with our renowned faculty who represent a variety of rheumatologic subspecialties.
  • Progressive Autonomy with Supervision: Develop your clinical decision-making skills with gradual independence under the guidance of experienced rheumatologists.
  • Structured Learning Environment: Participate in a comprehensive conference schedule designed to enhance your knowledge and clinical reasoning.
  • Patient Safety at the Forefront: Our program prioritizes patient safety, integrating it into all aspects of your training.

More Than Just Colleagues: A Supportive Fellowship Family

Connections are the foundation of our program's supportive and collaborative environment. They foster a powerful sense of community where you can learn, grow, and thrive throughout your fellowship journey.

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