Fellowships

Structure of the Fellowship

Allergy/Immunology:

  • Ambulatory continuity clinic and faculty clinics
  • In-patient consultation service
  • Mentored research (basic, clinical or translational) project with protected blocks of reseach time
  • Conferences
  • Pediatric allergy, pediatric pulmonary, dermatology, and otolaryngology rotations

Rheumatology:

  • Ambulatory continuity clinic and faculty clinics
  • In-patient consultation service
  • Mentored research (basic, clinical or translational) project with protected blocks of research time
  • Conferences
  • Orthopedic subpecialty, non-operative sports medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, pediatric rheumatology, physical therapy and occupational therapy rotations
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • DEXA

Fellowship Curriculum

The fellowship curricula are comprehensive and include all facets of the discipline and related fields including clinical care, clinical research, and basic research.

Rheumatology Fellow Curriculum

Allergy/Immunology Fellow Curriculum

Our Graduates

Our graduates have become board certified specialists in a variety of settings:

  • Faculty at academic institutions focusing mainly on basic research but also seeing patients
  • Faculty at academic institutions focusing on patient care
  • Faculty at academic institutions focusing on clinical research and patient care
  • Practitioners in private practice focusing on clinical trials and patient care
  • Practitioners in private practice focusing on patient care

Application Materials and General Information

Number of Fellowship Positions

The AIR Division has four fellowship positions in total to fill. These are distributed amongst Allergy/Immunolgy fellows, Rheumatology fellows, and combined Allergy/Immunology & Rheumatology fellows and between first-, second- and potentially third-year fellows since we offer the unique opportunity for a combined fellowship in Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology. Due to this combined position, in any given academic year, there may not be a first-year fellowship position available in Allergy/Immunology or Rheumatology.

Citizenship and Residency Requirements

Applicants must be a United States citizen, a permanent resident, or possess a J1 Visa. Rheumatology applicants must have graduated from an ACGME accredited Internal Medicine Residency or Med-Peds Residency. Allergy/Immunology applicants must have graduated from an ACGME accredited Internal Medicine Residency, Med-Peds Residency or Pediatric Residency..

Application Process

The Allergy/Immunology & Rheumatology programs both participate in ERAS.

Allergy/Immunology program ID: 0203511043
Rheumatology program ID: 1503511127.
Combined Allergy/Immunology & Rheumatology: submit both an Allergy/Immunology and a Rheumatology application through ERAS.

Program Directors

Allergy/Immunology: R. John Looney, M.D.
Rheumatology: Christopher T. Ritchlin, M.D, MPH.

Allergy/Immunology & Rheumatology Division
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Ave
Box 695
Rochester, NY 14642

Direct all fellowship questions to:

Janet DimoraJanet DiMora
Fellowship Programs Coordinator
Allergy/Immunology & Rheumatology Division
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Ave
Box 695
Rochester, NY 14642

Phone: (585) 273-4670
Fax: (585) 442-3214
Janet_DiMora@URMC.rochester.edu

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