Customized Training for the Career You Want

From unique clinical experiences to customized electives to our musculoskeletal ultrasound training program, we give you the experiences you need for the career you want.

Throughout fellowship, education is a top priority with learning and service obligations in balance. Our didactic and case-based conferences complement experiential learning to prepare you for the subspecialty board exam and independent practice.

Dr. Sancia Ferguson and pharmacist Britney Youngchild sitting at a table during a Rheumatology conference

Didactic and Clinical Experiences

Key didactic experiences include:

  • Core Curriculum Conference
  • Basic Science Conference
  • Journal Club
  • How to Read a Paper Session

Fellows also attend and present at many division conferences throughout the year.

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Scholarly Activity


With support from investigators in our division, department and campus, you’ll complete a scholarly project in an active area of faculty research or in a clinical area of your choice.


The Department of Medicine's Fellow Medical Education (FAME) Training Track trains fellows to become effective clinician-teachers and scholars.

Additional Opportunities in the Department

You'll also complete a quality improvement project during fellowship. Our department's QI Curriculum for Fellowship teaches fellows how to apply quality improvement knowledge and skills directly to clinical practice.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Women in Leadership and Development (WILD). Trainee-led program that provides women fellows with a toolkit for career advancement and skills to negate systemic gender bias and inequities in academic medicine.