Department of Pediatrics

Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship


Unique Curriculum Features

  • Pediatric Subspecialty Fellows College is an educational opportunity for all BCM pediatric fellows focusing on basics of quality improvement design, scientific writing, literature appraisal, academic medicine, wellness initiatives and career development.
  • A rheumatology boot camp during the first three weeks of fellowship includes introductions to musculoskeletal exam skills, intra-articular joint injections, cadaver lab, and introduction to common rheumatology topics. 
  • American Board of Pediatric based curriculum with content provided by rheumatology faculty, and guest lecturers.
  • Elective opportunities include sports medicine, musculoskeletal radiology, adult scleroderma clinic, adult rheumatology, nephrology, pain clinic and palliative care.
  • Monthly musculoskeletal radiology rounds and bimonthly renal rounds with pathology and nephrology.
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound curriculum with hands-on practice



Affiliations with leading research and healthcare institutions in and around the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest healthcare complex, provide access to an exceptionally diverse array of people and resources. Discover how our affiliations enhance our education programs.

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