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Rheumatology Fellowship Research Opportunities

Fellowship Research Requirements

The Rheumatology Fellowship Program includes several research opportunities beginning in the first year, culminating in a full-year research project during the second year.

Fellows may choose a research mentor(s) and then join an ongoing project or create their own. Fellows are expected to present their findings at regional and/or national meetings and are encouraged to publish in peer reviewed journals.

Opportunities include:

  • Case presentations
  • Clinical review articles
  • Investigator-initiated clinical research studies
  • Quality improvement research project
  • Participation in annual Atlantic Health System Research symposium
  • Participation in relevant local/regional/national research conferences (i.e. ACP, ACR, FOCIS).

Additional Research Opportunities:

  • Clinical trials (phase 2-4) experience
  • Laboratory research affiliation with Biomedical Research Institute of New Jersey, located in Cedar Knolls, NJ
  • Laboratory research affiliation with Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals, Summit, NJ