We are the only Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship at an academic medical center in Western, NY. We are strongly committed to training future rheumatologists while participating in research, investigating the causes, treatment and prevention of rheumatic diseases.
Our fellows experience a well-rounded patient base and treat a variety of patient needs. Based on our program size, the degree of fellow involvement in each case is exceptional, with the opportunity to lead rounds and perform procedures.
Welcome from the Director
The Department of Pediatrics provides financial support for each fellow to present at one national conference, as this contributes to their professional development and hones their presentation and networking skills. The Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, and/or Vice Chair of Education, meet quarterly with fellows in an informal roundtable setting to offer mentorship and research guidance.
The Program Director is devoted to the professional development of each trainee’s research portfolio. This close guidance has contributed to fellows consistently obtaining departmental and external funding awards and presenting at national meetings.
A National Leader in Improving Quality and Safety
ACGME has chosen URMC to be one of eight institutions to help transform the way we improve quality and safety. Our fellows play a key role in changing the clinical learning environment here at our institution and across the country. This initiative furthers our commitment to continuously improve health care by advancing the quality of physician education.