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Boot Camp

2021 Schedule

Date Topic

FELLOWS ONLY 
Boot camp sessions typically go from 8 AM to 12 noon
All conferences are held at the ACTRI room 3W234 unless otherwise is noted

​7/2/21ACTRI Room 3W-234 
Boot Camp Clinical Conferences
Fellows only

8:30-9:30am
Educational resources for rheumatology fellows – Dr. Pedersen
 
09:45am-12:00pm
Part 1 - Basics of the MSK exam in rheumatology practice – Dr. Ceponis
 
Part 2 - Shoulder, hip, and knee exam - special tests – Dr. Ceponis
7/9/21
ACTRI Room 3W-234 
Boot Camp Clinical Conferences
Fellows only
 
8:30 – 10:00am – Basic Immunology of Rheumatic diseases – Dr. Corr
 
10:00am-12:00pm – Differential diagnoses of acute arthritis (focus on infectious arthritis and crystal arthropathies) - Dr. Terkeltaub
 
1:00-3:00pm - Virtual Rheumatology Practicum (7/8 Topics)
7/16/21
ACTRI Room 3W-234  
Boot Camp Clinical Conferences and Orientation to the program
Fellows only 
 
8:00-09:15am - Laboratory testing in rheumatology practice – Dr. Bottini
 
9:30 – 11:00am - SLE and Sjogren’s basics -Dr. Kalunian
 
11:00am-12:30pm  - Scleroderma and Myositis basics - Dr. Ceponis
 
1:00-3:00pm - Virtual Rheumatology Practicum (7/12 Topics)
7/23/21
ACTRI Room 3W-234  
Boot Camp Clinical Conferences and Orientation to the program
Fellows only
 
8:30-10:00am -   Introduction to Rheumatology Training and review of our Program - Dr. Ceponis
 
10:00-10:30am
Organizational aspects and challenges during Rheumatology Fellowship (MedHub, communication, evaluations, duty hours, jury duty, etc) - Amanda Williamson
 
10:30-11:30am
Rheumatology fellowship: Insights from senior fellows - Dr. Hsu and Dr Stens 
 
12:00– 4:00pm -  Virtual Rheumatology Practicum (7/15 and 7/19 Topics)
7/30/21

ACTRI Room 3W-234 
Boot Camp Clinical Conferences and Orientation to the program

Fellows only  
 
8:00 - 9:30am -  Rheumatology and Soft Tissue Disorders and Orthopedics Interfaces - Dr. Gregg Middleton
 
9:30-11:00am
Spondyloarthropathies basics – Dr. Corr
 
11:00am-12:00pm
Introduction to DMARDs – Dr Choi
 
12:00-4:00pm - Virtual Rheumatology Practicum (7/22 and 7/26 Topics)               
8/6/21
ACTRI Room 3W-234 
Boot Camp Clinical Conferences
Fellows only
 
8:30-10:30am 
Safety and Quality issues in Rheumatology practice (screenings, vaccinations, fertility, osteoporosis, cardiovascular health, etc) – Dr. Kavanaugh
 
10:30am-12:00pm
Systemic Vasculitis Basics – Dr. Choi 
 
12:00-4:00pm - Virtual Rheumatology Practicum (7/29 and 8/2 Topics)
​8/13/21

ACTRI Room 3W-234 
Boot Camp Clinical Conferences 
Fellows only
 
8:30 – 10:00am 
MSK Ultrasound Basics - Dr Ceponis

 
10:30am-12:00pm 
Review of educational video material on joint aspiration/injection and virtual joint exam – supervised by Chief Fellow Dr. Stens
 
Joint aspiration techniques 

https://www.rheumtutor.com/injection-techniques/ 
 
Virtual joint exam
https://rheumnow.com/video/virtual-joint-exam

 
 
12:00-4:00pm -  Virtual Rheumatology Practicum (8/5 and 8/9 Topics)

​8/20/21

​11:00-3:00pm -  Virtual Rheumatology Practicum (8/9 and 8/12 Topics)