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Boot Camp

2022 Schedule

​DATE
FELLOWS ONLY
some sessions will be in a Virtual and some - In Person format. Unless otherwise indicated, In Person sessions are held at the ACTRI room 3W234
​TIME AND TOPIC
7/01/22 Fellows boot camp clinical conference 

9 a.m.- Noon Virtual Rheumatology Practicum 

1-4pm Virtual Rheumatology Practicum 

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Adult-Practicum

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Teaching-Lessons

07/08/22 Fellows boot camp clinical conference 

ACTRI Room 3W-234 or zoom 

Boot Camp Clinical Conferences 

Fellows only 

08:30 – 09:00 a.m. 
Educational resources for rheumatology fellows – Dr. Pedersen
 
09:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Approach to patients in rheumatology clinic - Dr Pedersen
 
10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Introduction to Rheumatology Training and review of our Program- Dr. Ceponis
 
1-4 p.m. Virtual Rheumatology Practicum
https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Adult-Practicum

07/15/22 Fellows boot camp clinical conference 

ACTRI Room 3W-234 or zoom 

Boot Camp Clinical Conferences 

Fellows only 

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. 
Differential diagnoses of acute arthritis (focus on infectious arthritis and crystal arthropathies) - Dr. Terkeltaub  

10:30 a.m. - noon
Laboratory testing in rheumatology practice  

(common laboratory methods, RF, aCCP, other posttranslational markers, ANA, ANCA) – Dr. S. Naides 

Noon - 4 p.m. Virtual Rheumatology Practicum 

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Adult-Practicum 

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Teaching-Lessons

07/22/22 Fellows boot camp clinical conference 

ACTRI Room 3W-234 or zoom 

Boot Camp Clinical Conferences and Orientation to the program 

Fellows only 

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
SLE basics -Dr. Kalunian 

10:15 a.m. - noon 
Scleroderma and Myositis basics - Dr. Ceponis 

Noon -4 p.m. Virtual Rheumatology Practicum

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Adult-Practicum 

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Teaching-Lessons

07/29/22 

Fellows boot camp clinical conference 

 

ACTRI Room 3W-234 ACTRI or zoom 

Boot Camp Clinical Conferences and Orientation to the program 

Fellows only  

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.   
Part 1 - Basics of the MSK exam and beyond in rheumatology practice – Dr. Ceponis 

Part 2 - Shoulder, hip, and knee exam - special tests – Dr. Ceponis 

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 
Organizational aspects and challenges during Rheumatology Fellowship (MedHub, communication, evaluations, duty hours, jury duty, etc) - Amanda Williamson 

10:30 -11: 00 a.m.
Laboratory testing in rheumatology practice – Part 2 
(common laboratory methods, RF, aCCP, other posttranslational markers, ANA, ANCA) – Dr. S. Naides 

11:00 a.m. to noon- Virtual Rheumatology Practicum 

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Adult-Practicum 

Noon – 1:30 p.m. 

Rheumatology and Soft Tissue Disorders and Orthopedics Interfaces - Dr. Gregg Middleton 

2 – 4 p.m. Virtual Rheumatology Practicum 

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Adult-Practicum 

​8/5/22 Fellows boot camp clinical conference​ACTRI Room 3W-234 or zoom 

Boot Camp Clinical Conferences and Orientation to the program 

Fellows only  

8:00 - 9:30 a.m. 
Rheumatology fellowship: Insights from senior fellows – Dr. Lwin and Dr. Dhital 

9:30 a.m.- 11 a.m. 
Spondyloarthropathies basics – Dr. Corr 

11 a.m. – noon  
Introduction to DMARDs – Dr Choi 

Noon – 4 p.m. Virtual Rheumatology Practicum  

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Adult-Practicum 

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Teaching-Lessons

08/12/22 Fellows boot camp clinical conference 

ACTRI Room 3W-234 or zoom 
Boot Camp Clinical Conferences 

Fellows only
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 
MSK Ultrasound Basics (with hands on) - Dr Ceponis  
 

10:30 a.m. – Noon 
Systemic Vasculitis Basics – Dr. Choi 

Noon – 4 p.m.
Virtual Rheumatology Practicum  

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Adult-Practicum 

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Teaching-Lessons

08/19/22 Fellows boot camp clinical conference 

ACTRI Room 3W-234 or zoom
Boot Camp Clinical Conferences  

Fellows only 

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Basic Immunology of Rheumatic diseases – Dr. Corr  

10:00 a.m. – noon and 1:00-4:00pm
Virtual Rheumatology Practicum  

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Adult-Practicum 

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Teaching-Lessons

08/26/22 

Case conference / Fellows present teaching cases and review related topics 

  

 

 

9:30 – 11:30 a.m. 
Safety and Quality issues in Rheumatology practice (screenings, vaccinations, fertility, osteoporosis, cardiovascular health, etc) – Dr. Kavanaugh 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  
Review of educational video material on joint aspiration/injection and virtual joint exam  

Joint aspiration techniques 

http://www.rheumtutor.com/msk-injection-techniques-teaching-demonstration-series/ 

https://www.rheumtutor.com/injection-techniques/ 

Virtual joint exam 

https://rheumnow.com/video/virtual-joint-exam 

1– 4 p.m. Virtual Rheumatology Practicum  

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Adult-Practicum 

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Fellow-in-Training/Virtual-Rheumatology-Program/Teaching-Lessons

​09/02/22NO CONFERENCE: Labor Day WeekendNO CONFERENCE: Labor Day Weekend