University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health


The rheumatology fellowship formal curriculum includes:

Dr Karen Hansen

  • Core Curriculum Conference
  • Basic Science Conference
  • Clinicopathological Conference
  • Musculoskeletal Radiology Conference
  • Joint Injection and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Lectures
  • Journal Club
  • Rheumatology Research Seminar Series
  • Optional conferences include: Interstitial Lung Disease Conference, and Inflammatory Myopathy Pathology Conference

Clinical experiences are available in:

  • Dedicated Lupus, Lupus Nephritis Clinics
  • Sjogren’s Syndrome Clinic (minor salivary gland biopsy training)
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (elective pathway toward RhMSUS certification)
  • Osteoporosis/Metabolic Bone Clinic (learn bone densitometry reading)
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Immunology
  • Inflammatory Eye Disorders
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Spinal Disorders and Sports Medicine
  • Multidisciplinary co-management: Pulmonary Hypertension and Interstitial Lung Disease Clinics