Core Curriculum

This is a fellows' conference in which cases are discussed (and other issues of interest can be discussed). Fellows on the clinical services at UCSD and the VA Medical Center are required to have cases to present and discuss. Fellows must come prepared to present.

2019 Schedule

Date Topic
2/8/19ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference:Fellows only
Dr. Langford: Vasculitis pearls
2/15/19ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference: Fellows only
Dr. K. Kalunian – Lupus and Mixed Connective Tissue Disease; followed by fellows presenting a case for group discussion
2/22/19 ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference: Fellows only
Dr. Bottini: Systemic Sclerosis, followed by fellows presenting a case for group discussion
10:30-11:30am Ceponis MSK workshop
3/1/19ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference: Fellows only
Dr. Middleton: Osteoarthritis clinical aspects; followed by fellows presenting a case for group discussion
10:30-11:30am Ceponis MSK workshop
3/8/19ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference:Fellows only
Dr. Robert Terkeltaub OA- cartilage metabolism, and pathology, etiology and pathogenesis of OA, clinical aspects (small vs large joint OA, etc), OA management
3/15/19 ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference:Fellows only
Dr N. Voskanian: Clinical assessment of the hip and thigh pain
3/22/19 ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference:Fellows and Faculty welcome
CNS vasculitis group case discussion
Fellows bring in a case for discussion
09:30 a.m. Center for neural Behaviour (CNBC, main west campus)
3/29/19 No conference: Cesar Chavez Day
4/5/19ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference:Fellows only
Dr Kalunian- Interpretation and practical relevance of clinical trial results
10:30-11:30am Ceponis MSK workshop
4/12/19ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference:Fellows only
Dr. K. Chen. Imaging in rheumatology: spine/DISH, bone/periostitis, and miscellaneous (e.g. endocrine, sarcoid, etc) (didactics, followed by case discussions, fellows bring in their cases)
4/19/19Core curriculum conference: Fellows only
Dr. H. Hofflich- Osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease
4/26/19 ACTRI room 3W234
Starts at 09:30 a.m.
Core curriculum conference: Fellows only
Dr. S. Naides: Diagnostic laboratory testing in rheumatology part II
5/3/19 ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference: Fellows only
Dr. Maripat Corr:Heritable CTD, followed by fellows presenting a case for group discussion
5/10/19 ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference: Fellows only
Dr. Choi- Sjogren’s syndrome, followed by fellows presenting a case for group discussion
5/17/19 ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference: Fellows only
Dr. A. Singh: Arthritis accompanying systemic disease, followed by fellows presenting a case for group discussion
5/24/19ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference: Fellows only
Dr. S. Stanford - Immunetolerance
5/31/19ACTRI room 3W234
Core curriculum conference: Fellows only
Dr K. Nguyen:Challenges of Rheumatology practice
6/7/19 Back up slot
6/14/19 No conference: end of year meetings and wrap up
6/21/19 No conference: end of year meetings and wrap up
6/28/19 No conference: end of year meetings and wrap up