Sponsor: Gary V. Gordon, MD, Division Chief

Contact information: Brittany Cavanagh – cavanaghb@mlhs.org

The student will:

  • Work-up and write-up rheumatology consultations. These will be reviewed with the attending rheumatologist.
  • Round daily on all patients with the attending rheumatologist.
  • Develop skills in examination of the muscular skeletal system and complete joint examination.
  • Learn to aspirate joints and interpret the joint fluid laboratory results. Learn to identify crystals on microscopic examination.
  • Learn how to relate and interact with other disciplines such as physical medicine and rehabilitation.