School of Medicine



curriculum and rotations



Rheumatology Fellowship
Rheumatology Fellowship


Core Conferences

  • Major Conferences
    • LSU Multidisciplinary Conference is held on a weekly basis with the participation of all members of the LSU Rheumatology Section. This important conference incorporates core lectures, journal clubs, research conference, and guest presentations into one extended educational session.
  • Weekly Didactics on Wednesday Afternoon
    • Core topics in Rheumatology & Immunology
    • Clinical Cases
    • Hospital Cases
    • Procedure Lectures
    • Ultrasound cases
    • Journal Club
    • Updates on Research Projects
  • Quarterly City Wide Conferences
    • Collaborative Meeting with Other Rheumatology Fellowship Programs in the Greater New Orleans area
  • Friday Bi-Monthly
    • Pharmacology Lectures for Rheumatology
    • Discussion of Important Topics for Board Review
    • Ultrasound Basics with Guest Lecturers
  • Interdisciplinary Case Conferences
    • Nephrology, Pulmonology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Orthopedics, and Pathology
  • Special Courses
    • Ultrasound
    • Research Mentorship
    • Physical Exam​​​​



Program Monitoring & Improvement

The quality of training activities are monitored closely by a number of measures. These include, but are not limited to, scheduled written and oral evaluations by faculty, fellows, nurses, and patients. Several initiatives have been undertaken to analyze the quality of training in order to continuously improve the training program as part of the ACMGE phase III project.


University Medical Center

2000 Canal St, 
New Orleans, LA 70112

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Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System

2400 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70119

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Childrens Hospital New Orleans

200 Henry Clay Ave,
New Orleans, LA 70118

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Our Lady of the Lake

5000 Hennessey Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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West Jefferson Medical Center

Lapalco Clinic

3909 Lapalco Blvd. Suite 100
Harvey, LA 70058

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