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Conferences

The section of Rheumatology conducts multiple conferences on a recurring basis as listed below.

Weekly

  1. Radiology conference
    Fellows and Faculty meet with one of the musculoskeletal radiologists to review cases from our clinics.
  2. Section conference
    All faculty and fellows meet for presentations that rotate through several formats. Faculty will present major topic updates, research updates and journal club. Fellows will present interesting cases, journal club, research updates and basic science article reviews. Outside speakers who conduct basic science in an area of immunology are also invited to speak on a monthly basis.
  3. Core didactics
    Fellows will meet with various faculty weekly for a 2 hour session which includes review of all of the major adult and pediatric rheumatology topics, a 10-week immunology course, review of CARE questions, article reviews and presentations from faculty in pulmonology, pain management, ophthalmology, neurology, orthopedics.

Monthly

  1. Muscle conference
    The sections of Rheumatology and Neurology gather monthly to present challenging patients with muscle disorders. Patients frequently attend these sessions.
  2. Periodic Fever conference
    The sections Rheumatology and Hematology meet monthly to discuss patients with period fever disorders.
  3. Boston Intercity Rounds
    Held monthly for 6 months of the year, each program presents their best cases on a Tuesday evening. DHMC travels to Boston to present cases in person. The remainder of the sessions are seen by tele-conference in Lebanon, NH.

Quarterly

  1. Rheumatology Morbidity and Mortality
    Presented quarterly within the section, faculty and fellows present cases
  2. Pathology conference
    Faculty and fellows review pathology specimens with the chief pathology resident, including temporal artery biopsies, kidney biopsies, skin biopsies, etc.
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