Rheumatology fellowships are offered to MDs who have completed three years of post-graduate training in Internal Medicine or two years under the ACGME Research Pathway. All applicants are expected to be Board Eligible in Internal Medicine when beginning the Rheumatology Fellowship unless they are part of the Research Pathway. It is expected that all Rheumatology fellows will have passed USMLE I, II and III as requirements of training.
Waivers to this requirement may be granted on an individual basis. Details regarding certification for ABIM candidates may be found on the ABIM website.