Rheumatology Fellowship

About the program

The Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University/Henry Ford Health System Rheumatology Fellowship Program is unique as a combined fellowship between two institutions. The two-year Fellowship Program accepts 4 fellows per year.

Educational conferences

Rheumatology educational conferences are held every Friday morning at Henry Ford Hospital. The conferences consist of Journal Club (both basic and clinical), lectures, guest speakers, radiology conference, Hochberg's textbook review, board preparation questions, and pathology case review.


While at Henry Ford Hospital your fellowship will consist of two 6-month block rotations. In the first year you will spend 6 months at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit: 3 months of inpatient/consultations and 3 months of outpatient clinics. In the second year you will spend 6 months at Henry Ford Hospital and Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital campuses: 3 months of consults and outpatient clinics and 3 months of electives. During this time you will have a continuity clinic and new patient clinic as well. Electives range from Podiatry, Pulmonary Hypertension, Allergy/Immunology, Lupus Clinic, Vasculitis Clinic, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Osteoporosis, and other options. During the second year you will learn about Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and participate in an ultrasound injection clinic.

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