Rheumatology

MED 627
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Medicine

Students will become proficient in the identification and understanding of autoimmune diseases. Students will learn about identifying and considering the effects of inflammation on multiple organ systems. Students will be able to do examinations to discern mechanical from inflammatory conditions. By the end of the rotation students would be expected to identify common rheumatologic diseases and understand the basic treatment paradigms, and be capable of considering other rare autoimmune disorders.